Registered Nurse and Practical/Vocational Nurse
Pathways Hospice nurse (Registered Nurse) will be a member of the interdisciplinary group. The hospice nurse will play a key role in easing physical and psychosocial symptoms and initiating communication with the interdisciplinary group to establish the plan of care.
A hospice registered nurse is assigned as the Case Manager for each patient and family/caregiver. The Case Manager will assure that components of the plan of care are established and implemented by the interdisciplinary group.
The Licensed practical/vocational nurses will supplement the nursing care needs of the patient as provided by the registered nurse.