Rewards of Hospice Nursing
Becoming a Faith Hospice Nurse gives a rewarding sense of fulfillment that comes from caring for patients who need you most.
What does it mean to be a hospice nurse?
It means that when medical treatments cannot cure a disease, your hospice work had just begun. It's the time when patients and their families need you the most. It's a time that can be the most rewarding and fulfilling of your career.
That's how many of the nurses who work for Faith Hospice of Oklahoma feel. As a hospice nurse, you make decisions that make a difference. Because Faith Hospice nurses work on such a close personal basis with patients at home, they can respond to patients' needs in more creative and immediate ways.
Hospice means teamwork. Faith Hospice of Oklahoma is structured so nurses work as part of a team, as well as independently. The interdisciplinary team of hospice healthcare professionals includes nurses, physicians, home health aides, social workers, chaplains, bereavement specialists and volunteers.