Hospice Nurse Resume Sample

Updated on: November 11, 2022

If you are looking for a job as a hospice nurse, you will need to write a resume to apply for the job.

In your resume, emphasize your core competencies and relevant achievements to make it more effective.

Here is a sample of an excellent resume for a hospice nurse position.

Hospice Nurse Resume Example

Helen Green, R.N
61 Remsen Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 25343
(000) 920-9300

Thorough understanding of the hospice philosophy of care and values.

10+ years of progressively responsible experience in providing exceptional care to critically ill patients. Compassionate nature with a special ability to provide spiritual, psychosocial, and emotional support to culturally sensitive patients. Exceptionally skilled in assessing patients’ physical condition and developing relevant care plans. Hands-on experience in instructing primary caregivers to provide care as indicated. A team player who is talented in educating patients and families.

• Maintaining comfort and quality of life
• Palliation of symptoms
• Compassionate communication
• Patient/family needs identification
• High ethical standards
• Health assessment
• Anatomy and physiology
• Pharmacology
• Stress management
• Emotionally and physically stable

• Attained “Top Hospice Nurse” title following the provision of exceptional and supportive work to the facility.
• Conducted exercises designed to achieve the “feel-good factor” for the residents.


Hospice Nurse
Brooklyn Hospice – Brooklyn, NY
Feb 2014 – Present
• Assess patients and devise treatment methods designed to reduce pain and discomfort.
• Coordinate care efforts amongst volunteers and home care aides.
• Communicate with physicians and other healthcare professionals.
• Seek input from other sources regarding care plans and implementation procedures.
• Supervise and document patient condition.
• Obtain physical and psychological data that may affect family health status.

Hospice Nursing Aide
Pathways – Sunnyvale, CA
May 2008 – Feb 2014
• Provided personal care, companionship, and support services to patients.
• Assisted in the preparation of patient care plans.
• Assisted patients in feeding, bathing, toileting, skin and nail care, oral hygiene, and ambulation.
• Monitored vital signs.
• Communicated with family members regarding the patient’s condition.

BS in Nursing
City University, Brooklyn, NY – 2010

CPR and First Aid Certification (current)

New York RN Licensure – 2009

• Decision making
• Organization
• Time management
• Medical terminology
• Communication
• Pleasant demeanor