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Registered Nurse

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Registered Nurse - Palliative Care 001 - Full-Time, Day - Lourdes Hospital - Binghamton, NY

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM with call rotation.

*Sign-On Bonus Eligible*

Lourdes Hospital has a full-time opening in our Palliative Medicine Program for an energetic RN who enjoys working independently as well as part of a comprehensive team. Come join our team of Healthcare professionals as we work together to improve the quality of life for patients and families facing serious, complex illnesses.

Why Join Ascension?

 Lourdes, based in Binghamton, New York, is dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities. The main hospital campus includes medical, surgical and specialty nursing units, an Ambulatory Care Center, Breast Care Center, a Regional Cancer Center and numerous specialty practices. Reaching beyond the main hospital campus, Lourdes has established a network of primary care providers at 12 convenient sites throughout the region; and the Lourdes at Home and Hospice programs which care for patients in their homes and various nursing facilities. Two mobile mammography vans, a dental van and a medical services van deliver health services out into the region, making health care more easily accessible to surrounding communities.

Lourdes is part of Ascension, a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As a Registered Nurse in our Palliative Medicine Department at Lourdes Hospital, you will have the opportunity to provide direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.

You will:

  • Function as coordinator for staff, collaborating physicians, patients, and families to facilitate patient goal oriented care and discharge planning.
  • Triage in-patient consultations and assess patients for palliative or hospice appropriateness.   
  • Discuss advance care planning with patients and families, and assist medical staff with completing advanced directives.   
  • Serve as a member of the Palliative Medicine interdisciplinary team to ensure the safe transitions of care.  
  • Transition patients to community based or outpatient palliative care services.  
  • Compile data, track outcomes, and make recommendations for process improvement.

What You Will Need


  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 
    • Registered Nurse credentialed from the New York Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
    • Valid Driver's License required.


  • Diploma: Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required

Work Experience:

  • Experience in Palliative Care and/or Hospice care preferred.
  • At least one year experience working in both hospital based and office based practices.
  • Self-motivated, energetic, able to work independently as well as part of a team.



Equal Employment Opportunity

As an equal opportunity employer, Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital (Lourdes) complies with all applicable employment laws and regulations.  In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Lourdes are based on merit, qualifications and abilities.

Lourdes does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. 

Lourdes is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

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Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Job ID: 378203
Category: Nursing
Facility: NYBIN Our Lady of Lourdes Hosp
Ministry: Lourdes, NY
Location: Binghamton, NY

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