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Hospital Liaison, RN

Type of position: Nursing, Professional Relations

Date Posted: Sunday, October 12, 2014

Hospice Program: Covenant Hospice, Inc.

Location: Pensacola Florida – Clinical Branch

Description:

FT – 40 Weekends

 

Position Summary: Registered Nurse specially trained in the hospice concept to provide education and support to healthcare providers and the community. Rounds daily with Discharge Planners and Case Managers and serves as liaison between the hospital and Covenant’s Intake, Referral and Admissions staff. Provides an immediate response to assess and admit the patient and offer services to family, including coordination of discharge and transfer to hospice care.

 

Qualifications: A Registered Nurse must have minimum of (2) years of clinical nursing experience. Community education experience is desired. A nurse must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and have a current license in the State of Florida or Alabama, as applicable, and be qualified to achieve licensure in both states within 6 months of hire date, if requested to do so. A Bachelor’s Degree or higher is highly desired. Experience must be in medical/surgical or oncology nursing, preferably with Hospice experience. Significant hospice experience and related healthcare education and clinical experience are highly desired. Candidate must possess strong interpersonal skills and be proactive in resolving challenging situations. To avoid any potential conflict of interest and to ensure regulatory compliance, Hospital Liaisons may not be employed by or as a consultant to any other employer while also employed at Covenant Hospice, without prior approval by the incumbent’s supervisor and then the Vice-President of Human Resources. Failure to comply with this requirement will result in disciplinary action. Must possess a valid Florida or Alabama driver’s license, as applicable, depending on assignment, and current automobile liability insurance and insurability under the company liability insurance are required. Must possess current CPR certification. Must have current CHPN credentials or obtain it within 1 year of hire/promotion.

 

 

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Apply online at http://jobs.covenanthospice.org/

Director, Regional LPH (RN required)

Type of position: Director (Clinical), Leadership, Nursing

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Hospice Program: Chapters Health System, Inc.

Location: Temple Terrace, FL

Description:

As a compassionate non-profit organization since 1983, Chapters Health System is committed to enhancing the lives of those affected by advancing age or illness. Through our comprehensive system of healthcare choices, we deliver expert care and heartfelt support to guide the community during the aging and end-of-life journey. From hospice and palliative care for adults and children suffering with life-limiting illnesses to in-home and community-based services for frail but independent seniors, Chapters Health offers a wide range of support services along life’s ever-changing landscape. We’ll help you navigate your individual experience – empowering you with more choices, education and guidance for these important chapters of life.

 

Role:
Responsible for all patient care and oversight of community programs related to the interdisciplinary groups in the region. Responsible for ensuring the professional practice and development of all disciplines in area of oversight in collaboration with Corporate Discipline Directors (CDD). Ensures education, staff development, competencies, performance improvement, compliance standards, policies & procedures, orientation and health and safety activities are in place for region of oversight in the program. Leads staff in planning, developing and implementing the region’s short and long term plans to support the Company’s strategic goals. Assures optimum utilization of resources and has ultimate budget responsibility and accountability for direct patient care provided by the patient care teams within region of oversight.

 

Qualifications:

  • Current Florida RN license
  • Bachelor’s degree required with Masters degree in nursing, pharmacy, business administration, or health care administration strongly preferred
  • Five years of progressive management experience with at least two years of Director level experience in a healthcare setting with supervisory, fiscal and operations responsibilities
  • Two years hospice, home health experience preferred
  • Expertise in regulation interpretation and process
  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • Experience in system redesign & integration
  • Demonstrated ability in mentoring, individual/group facilitation & motivation
  • Experience in fiscal accountability
  • Strong goal/outcome orientation
  • Excellent customer service focus
  • Excellent written and oral communication and conflict resolution skills
  • Self-directed work style with the ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Ability to travel to off-site locations*
  • Valid driver’s license and automobile insurance

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Director, Clinical Integration

Type of position: Director (Clinical), Nursing

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Hospice Program: Chapters Health System, Inc.

Location: Temple Terrace, FL

Description:

As a compassionate non-profit organization since 1983, Chapters Health System is committed to enhancing the lives of those affected by advancing age or illness. Through our comprehensive system of healthcare choices, we deliver expert care and heartfelt support to guide the community during the aging and end-of-life journey. From hospice and palliative care for adults and children suffering with life-limiting illnesses to in-home and community-based services for frail but independent seniors, Chapters Health offers a wide range of support services along life’s ever-changing landscape.

 

Role: The Director of Clinical Integration is the corporate expert and primary resource for facilitating clinical integration of clinical practice with clinical applications. Under the strategic direction of the Vice President Clinical Integration, the role is responsible for planning, organizing, and leading the activities of defined strategies of clinical integration throughout the organization. Integration encompasses clinical quality of EMR data governance, operational integrity of clinical information systems, process improvement and education related to EMR optimization. The Director supervises the Clinical Integration Specialist, the Clinical Integration Analyst and EMR Team.

 

Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in nursing from an accredited college or university with a focus in nursing, health or medical informatics.
  • 5-10 years increasingly responsible experience in nursing, nursing supervision, nursing education and nursing administration.
  • Hospice or home health experience preferred.
  • Active Florida nursing license.
  • Informatics Nursing Certification, or similar board certification, or will obtain within 18 months.
  • Valid driver’s license and automobile insurance per company policy; able to travel locally.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Joint Commission standards.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Nursing Informatics standards and Health Informatics standards.
  • Experience in quality assurance and performance improvement.
  • In-depth knowledge of evidence based practice, research utilization and professional development principles.
  • Strong experience with information systems, clinical software and other computer applications. Experience at the expert level with Electronic Medical Records (EMR).
  • Experience guiding clinical design, planning, implementation and coordination of EMR for clinical users.
  • Project management certification and/or experience preferred.
  • Excellent written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and organization skills.
  • Able to speak effectively and persuasively before groups and individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

 

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RN, Patient Access – Fulltime

Type of position: Nursing

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Hospice Program: LifePath Hospice

Location: Tampa, FL

Description:

As a compassionate non-profit organization since 1983, LifePath Hospice is committed to delivering expert care and heartfelt support to guide the community of West Central Florida during the aging and end-of-life journey. From hospice and palliative care to in-home and community-based services we offer a wide range of support services to our patients and families. Our commitment to our community has created stable growth for our organization and rewarding careers for our team members. Currently, we are seeking an experienced RN, Patient Access. As part of the Interdisciplinary Group (IDG), the Admissions RN conducts the initial admission process for patients referred for hospice services. S/he initiates the plan of care based on identified immediate needs, and communicates with the IDG.

 

Qualifications:

  • Current Florida license as RN, or current licensure from another state plus a temporary Florida permit.
  • Valid driver’s license and automobile insurance in the State of Florida.
  • Reliable transportation to meet visit schedule.
  • Minimum one year RN experience where physical assessment skills were utilized
  • Ability to use equipment with visual and auditory mechanisms.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in English.
  • Flexible schedule to meet the needs of hospice patients.
  • Ability to physically access any home i.e. navigate stairs and narrow spaces, tolerate heat and lack of air conditioning, in any area Company serves.
  • Ability to manage the emotional stress of working with and caring for terminally ill patients and their families.
  • Ability to perform the essential functions and physical requirements (including, but not limited to: lifting patients and/or equipment, bending, pushing/pulling, kneeling) of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • RN, Preceptor: one (1) year’s experience as an Admissions RN preferred, with demonstration competence in assessment and in depth understanding of Company systems.

 

At LifePath Hospice, our team members thrive in an environment that fosters teamwork and professional growth. Our location offers the perfect Florida lifestyle to promote the ideal work / life balance. We reward each employees’ talent with a competitive salary and outstanding benefits.

 

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Manager, Financial Planning & Decision Support – Full-time

Type of position: Finance, Management (Non-clinical)

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Hospice Program:  Chapters Health System, Inc.

Location: Temple Terrace, FL

Description:

As a compassionate non-profit organization since 1983, LifePath Hospice is committed to delivering expert care and heartfelt support to guide the community of West Central Florida during the aging and end-of-life journey. From hospice and palliative care to in-home and community-based services we offer a wide range of support services to our patients and families. Our commitment to our community has created stable growth for our organization and rewarding careers for our team members.

 

Currently, we are seeking an experienced Manager, Financial Planning & Decision Support Position is responsible for managing all day to day aspects of Financial Planning operations and underlying systems (currently TM1) and data. This includes assessing and implementing short and long term goals to ensure efficient functioning and internal and external satisfaction. Develop, implement and ensure policies and procedures are accurately followed in adherence to all regulations. Manage, coordinate and evaluate performances of all direct reports and initiate any corrective plans and action to improve performance and or resolve issues as they arise. Interact with management team to ensure service goals are achieved and/or issues are being timely and appropriately addressed. Perform data analysis, data manipulation and reporting of financial information to internal and external parties as required. Also responsible for the timeliness and accuracy of data processed, analysis outcomes and reports provided. Graduate of accredited college/university

 

  • BS/BA degree in Accounting or related field.
  • CPA or Masters in Accounting or Business Administration preferred. Will accept additional years of experience in lieu of this requirement.
  • Minimum of 7+ years in Accounting and/or Budget/Decision Support; preferably in a multi-entity setting.
  • Minimum 7 years of Healthcare experience preferred.
  • Customer services skills, interpersonal skills, ability to work independently, and ability to work with a team, critical thinking, organizational skills, and knowledge of regulatory requirements appropriate for the position.
  • Must be able to maintain a strict level of confidentiality.
  • Proficient in the advanced use of Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) and complex financial systems.
  • Must have strong communication skills in verbal, written and presentational form.
  • Ability to take initiative, requires minimal supervision, and solves problems independently.
  • Proficient in time management skills with the ability to prioritize a variety of duties.
  • Team player and self-starter who is accurate and detail oriented.

 

At LifePath Hospice, our team members thrive in an environment that fosters teamwork and professional growth. Our location offers the perfect Florida lifestyle to promote the ideal work / life balance. We reward each employees’ talent with a competitive salary and outstanding benefits.

 

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Chaplain – Pool

Type of position: Chaplin

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Hospice Program: Good Shepherd Hospice, Inc

Location: Sebring, FL

Description:

As a compassionate non-profit organization since 1983, Good Shepherd Hospice is committed to delivering expert care and heartfelt support to guide the community of Central Florida during the aging and end-of-life journey. From hospice and palliative care to in-home and community-based services we offer a wide range of support services to our patients and families. Our commitment to our community has created stable growth for our organization and rewarding careers for our team members. Currently, we are seeking an experienced Chaplain.

 

The Chaplain provides a wide range of spiritual services to patients and families enrolled in any of the Company programs. The Chaplain, in conjunction with other interdisciplinary team members, evaluates spiritual needs on a case-by-case basis so that appropriate spiritual care can be provided. At all times the Chaplain works closely with the interdisciplinary group to identify and problem solve spiritual care issues. Spiritual care and services may include Chaplain visits, contacting community clergy, enlisting a volunteer to meet spiritual needs, and/or conducting memorial and funeral services. The Chaplain also provides spiritual support to the staff and volunteers of the Company. This support may include activities and events such as holding memorial/funeral services, participating in staff support and individual ministry related to patient/family care. The Chaplain will adhere to the highest standards of professional values. The Chaplain will lead by example, modeling for other staff, as well as for volunteers.

 

  • Graduate of accredited college/university
  • Ordination or commissioning/endorsement from an ordaining body recognized by the Endorser’s Conference, Veterans Administration that demonstrates the candidate has standing with the organization.
  • Documentation that demonstrates the candidate is in good standing with faith group or professional affiliation group with no ethical charges current or pending.
  • Masters in Divinity or related degree from an accredited seminary or institution.
  • One unit of Clinical Pastoral Education accredited by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc.; or completed within six months of employment.
  • Clinical Pastoral education preferred.
  • Hospice or health care experience preferred.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, automobile insurance and reliable transportation.
  • Must be available for patient visits when on-call.
  • Must be able to physically access (i.e., navigate stairs and narrow spaces, endure heat and lack of air conditioning) any home, hospital, nursing home and/or ALF.
  • Must have the endurance to manage demands of a hospice care field work position, (i.e., time, travel, home/facility arrangements, stress, et. al.)
  • Individual must be able to communicate clearly in English.

 

At LifePath Hospice, our team members thrive in an environment that fosters teamwork and professional growth. Our location offers the perfect Florida lifestyle to promote the ideal work / life balance. We reward each employees’ talent with a competitive salary and outstanding benefits.

 

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Pool Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Type of position: Nursing

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Hospice Program: Chapters Health Staffing, LLC

Location: Florida

Description:

As a compassionate non-profit organization since 1983, LifePath Hospice is committed to delivering expert care and heartfelt support to guide the community of West Central Florida during the aging and end-of-life journey. From hospice and palliative care to in-home and community-based services we offer a wide range of support services to our patients and families. Our commitment to our community has created stable growth for our organization and rewarding careers for our team members. Currently, we are seeking an experienced Nurse Practitioner.

 

Provide comprehensive and efficient direct primary or consultative patient care under protocol with hospice physician staff. Utilize clinical expertise and participate in diagnostic and management decision making while promoting maximization of quality of life for the company’s patients and caregivers.

 

  • Masters degree in nursing
  • ARNP certification recognized by CMS for Medicare billing
  • Licensure by state of Florida to work as ARNP
  • Knowledge and experience in palliative medical practice and symptom management
  • Advanced clinical skills which allow thorough patient assessments and management for any patient with advanced chronic disease as well as for those near the end of life
  • Ability to work under protocol with multiple physicians in multiple settings
  • Basic computer skills including use of email and word processing (Microsoft Outlook and Word or equivalent programs)
  • Strong interpersonal skills, communication, collaboration, and conflict resolution
  • Commitment to the research process and application to practice
  • Ability to work independently exercising discretion and independent judgment
  • Ability to work in collaboration with other disciplines within the organization
  • Certified by appropriate hospice nursing organization within two years of hire date
  • Ability to travel to off-site locations

 

At Chapters Health System, our team members thrive in an environment that fosters teamwork and professional growth. Our location offers the perfect Florida lifestyle to promote the ideal work / life balance. We reward each employees’ talent with a competitive salary and outstanding benefits.

 

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Staff Physician – Fulltime

Type of position: Physician

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Hospice Program: Good Shepherd Hospice, Inc

Location: Lakeland, FL

Description:

As a compassionate non-profit organization for over 30 years, Good Shepherd Hospice is committed to delivering expert care and heartfelt support to guide the community of Central Florida during the aging and end-of-life journey. From hospice and palliative care to in-home and community-based services we offer a wide range of support services to our patients and families. Our commitment to our community has created stable growth for our organization and rewarding careers for our team members. Currently, we are seeking an experienced Staff Physician.

 

The Hospice Staff Physician has the responsibility of assisting the Medical Director in the care and treatment of patients served by the company. S/he provides physician direction and guidance to the company’s program and staff to assure the maintenance of quality medical care for patients and families.

 

  • MD or DO from an accredited medical school
  • Licensed to practice medicine in the State of Florida
  • Current DEA number
  • Eligible for malpractice coverage under company policy terms
  • Board eligible or board certified in a recognized field of the American Board of Medical Specialties
  • Knowledge and experience in palliative medical practice and symptom management
  • Basic computer skills including use of email and word processing (Microsoft Outlook and Word or equivalent programs)
  • Valid driver’s license and automobile insurance in the State of Florida; must have reliable transportation to be able to meet visit schedule
  • Must be able to physically access any home in any LifePath Hospice area, i.e., navigate stairs, and narrow spaces, tolerate heat and lack of air conditioning
  • Ability to manage the emotional stress of working with and caring for terminally ill patients and their families
  • Plan to become certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties in Hospice and Palliative Medicine when eligible if not already certified

 

At Good Shepherd Hospice, our team members thrive in an environment that fosters teamwork and professional growth. Our location offers the perfect Florida lifestyle to promote the ideal work / life balance. We reward each employees’ talent with a competitive salary and outstanding benefits.

 

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Nurse Practitioner

Type of position: Nursing

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Hospice Program: LifePath Hospice, Inc.

Location: Tampa, FL

Description:

As a compassionate non-profit organization since 1983, LifePath Hospice is committed to delivering expert care and heartfelt support to guide the community of West Central Florida during the aging and end-of-life journey. From hospice and palliative care to in-home and community-based services we offer a wide range of support services to our patients and families. Our commitment to our community has created stable growth for our organization and rewarding careers for our team members. Currently, we are seeking an experienced ARNP.

 

The NP will Provide comprehensive and efficient direct primary or consultative patient care under protocol with hospice physician staff. Utilize clinical expertise and participate in diagnostic and management decision making while promoting maximization of quality of life for the company’s patients and caregivers.

 

  • Masters degree in nursing
  • ARNP certification recognized by CMS for Medicare billing
  • Licensure by state of Florida to work as ARNP
  • Knowledge and experience in palliative medical practice and symptom management
  • Advanced clinical skills which allow thorough patient assessments and management for any patient with advanced chronic disease as well as for those near the end of life
  • Ability to work under protocol with multiple physicians in multiple settings
  • Basic computer skills including use of email and word processing (Microsoft Outlook and Word or equivalent programs)
  • Strong interpersonal skills, communication, collaboration, and conflict resolution
  • Commitment to the research process and application to practice
  • Ability to work independently exercising discretion and independent judgment
  • Ability to work in collaboration with other disciplines within the organization
  • Certified by appropriate hospice nursing organization within two years of hire date
  • Ability to travel to off-site locations

 

At LifePath Hospice, our team members thrive in an environment that fosters teamwork and professional growth. Our location offers the perfect Florida lifestyle to promote the ideal work / life balance. We reward each employees’ talent with a competitive salary and outstanding benefits.

 

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Palliative Care Physician, FT

Type of position: Palliative, Physician

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Hospice Program: Chapters Health Palliative Care, LLC

Location: Temple Terrace, FL

Description:

As a compassionate non-profit organization since 1983, Chapters Health Palliative Care is committed to delivering expert care and heartfelt support to guide the community of West Central Florida during the aging and end-of-life journey. From hospice and palliative care to in-home and community-based services we offer a wide range of support services to our patients and families. Our commitment to our community has created stable growth for our organization and rewarding careers for our team members. Currently, we are seeking an experienced Palliative Care Physician.

 

The Palliative Care Physician has the responsibility of providing high quality care and treatment of palliative care patients served by the company. S/he provides comprehensive and efficient consultative patient care and utilizes clinical expertise in decision making while promoting maximization of quality of life for the company’s patients and caregivers. S/he provides physician direction and guidance to the company’s palliative staff while assisting in maximizing access to care for eligible palliative care patients.

 

  • MD or DO from an accredited medical school
  • Licensed to practice medicine in the State of Florida
  • Current DEA number
  • Eligible for malpractice coverage under company policy terms
  • Board eligible or board certified in a recognized field of the American Board of Medical Specialties
  • Knowledge and experience in palliative medical practice and symptom management
  • Basic computer skills including use of email and word processing (Microsoft Outlook and Word or equivalent programs)
  • Valid driver’s license and automobile insurance in the State of Florida; must have reliable transportation to be able to meet visit schedule
  • Must be able to physically access any home in any our service area, i.e., navigate stairs, and narrow spaces, tolerate heat and lack of air conditioning
  • Ability to manage the emotional stress of working with and caring for terminally ill patients and their families
  • Plan to become certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties in Hospice and Palliative Medicine when eligible if not already certified

 

At Chapters Health Palliative Care, our team members thrive in an environment that fosters teamwork and professional growth. Our location offers the perfect Florida lifestyle to promote the ideal work / life balance. We reward each employees’ talent with a competitive salary and outstanding benefits.

 

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Staff Physician – Fulltime and Part-time Available

Type of position: Physician

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Hospice Program: LifePath Hospice, Inc.

Location: Temple Terrace, FL

Description:

As a compassionate non-profit organization since 1983, LifePath Hospice is committed to delivering expert care and heartfelt support to guide the community of West Central Florida during the aging and end-of-life journey. From hospice and palliative care to in-home and community-based services we offer a wide range of support services to our patients and families. Our commitment to our community has created stable growth for our organization and rewarding careers for our team members. Currently, we are seeking an experienced Staff Physician.

 

The Hospice Staff Physician has the responsibility of assisting the Medical Director in the care and treatment of patients served by the company. S/he provides physician direction and guidance to the company’s program and staff to assure the maintenance of quality medical care for patients and families. Serving nearly 1300 individuals daily, LifePath Hospice continues to invest in technology and services to ensure the best patient care. With two 24 bed hospice houses, complete EMR system, in-house DME and Pharmacy, we have simplified our care process to make our sure our team members can focus on delivering the best patient care.

 

  • MD or DO from an accredited medical school
  • Licensed to practice medicine in the State of Florida
  • Current DEA number
  • Eligible for malpractice coverage under company policy terms
  • Board eligible or board certified in a recognized field of the American Board of Medical Specialties
  • Knowledge and experience in palliative medical practice and symptom management
  • Basic computer skills including use of email and word processing (Microsoft Outlook and Word or equivalent programs)
  • Valid driver’s license and automobile insurance in the State of Florida; must have reliable transportation to be able to meet visit schedule
  • Must be able to physically access any home in any LifePath Hospice area, i.e., navigate stairs, and narrow spaces, tolerate heat and lack of air conditioning
  • Ability to manage the emotional stress of working with and caring for terminally ill patients and their families
  • Plan to become certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties in Hospice and Palliative Medicine when eligible if not already certified

 

At LifePath Hospice, our team members thrive in an environment that fosters teamwork and professional growth. Our location offers the perfect Florida lifestyle to promote the ideal work / life balance. We reward each employees’ talent with a competitive salary and outstanding benefits.

 

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Hospice RN (In-Patient Unit) Part Time

Type of position: Nursing

Date Posted: Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Hospice Program: Hospice of Health First

Location: Health First Inc. Cape Canaveral Hospital 701 W. Cocoa Beach Causeway, Cocoa Beach, FL

Description:

The Hospice RN oversees the development, implementation and evaluation of the plan of care in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team to create the most positive Hospice experience for the patient and family. Hours are 7pm to 7am.

 

Qualifications:

  • Current Florida RN license
  • Minimum of two years experience in Oncology, Medical/Surgical or Home Health First, Inc.
  • Must hold current AHA BLS Healthcare Provider Completion Card prior to start date and maintain.
  • Successful completion of Level II background screening
  • Experience with Palliative Care/End of Life issues helpful.

 

 

 

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Apply to: health-first.org/careers

Job ID#017411

Contact: jody.thames@nullhealth-first.org

RN Case Manager, PRN Flex

Type of position: Nursing

Date Posted: Monday, August 25, 2014

Hospice Program: Covenant Hospice, Inc.

Location: Tallahassee, Florida

Description:

The Interdisciplinary Group RN is a professional nurse specially trained in the Hospice concept to provide for the personal, physical, emotional and social needs of the patient/family unit. He/she works with the Interdisciplinary Group (IDG) to facilitate patient care activities; provide advice, support and assistance to the team members as needed and is responsible for ongoing patient/family evaluation and assessment. The RN is an active participant in the Hospice program including community education.

 

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Interdisciplinary Group Registered Nurse, Nights

Type of position: Nursing

Date Posted: Monday, August 25, 2014

Hospice Program: Covenant Hospice, Inc.

Location: Ft. Walton Beach, Florida

Description:

The Interdisciplinary Group night RN is a professional nurse specially trained in the Hospice concept to provide on-call service for the personal, physical, emotional and social needs of the patient-family unit. The night RN will be responsible for evaluating and responding to the patient’s/caregiver’s needs via telephone contact, home visits, and/or facility visits for assessment, symptom management, treatment, teaching and coordination of care.

 

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Controller

Type of position: Accounting

Date Posted: Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Hospice Program: Haven Hospice

Location: Gainesville, Florida

Description:

We are currently seeking a Controller to join our team. Be the difference in the lives of hospice patients and join the Haven Hospice team.

 

Responsibilities – The Controller is responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures compliant with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) to ensure the accuracy and integrity of the financial record keeping of Haven Hospice and the production of accurate and timely financial statements and reports. The Controller position and its functions operate under tight deadlines and is responsible for the finance and accounting activities including; the management of the general ledger and account reconciliations; cash management and cash receipts; accounts payable; the preparation, publication and review of monthly/quarterly/annual financial reporting and analysis within Haven and SantaFe HealthCare; preparing tax documents and regulatory reports; facilitate the external independent audit its preparation and activities; and, the development of the annual budget and forecasting activities.

 

Education – Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and at least five years relevant accounting experience and at least five additional years with accounting supervisory/leadership experience required. Master’s degree and/or CPA preferred. Previous public accounting experience preferred.

 

Haven Hospice is a premiere, non-profit, community hospice providing the gold standard in hospice services encompassing the physical, medical, emotional, and spiritual challenges associated with advanced illnesses. We are North Florida’s expert in end-of-life and palliative care, receiving national recognition as a Circle of Life Award Recipient from the American Hospital Association for its excellence and innovation. Haven has also been recognized as a Florida Pacesetter for its leadership in promoting advance directives. For more than 35 years Haven has had the honor and privilege to serve more than 68,000 patients and families in North Florida.

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To make an application, please visit havenhospice.org/careers For more information, please contact Human Resources Recruiter Marleah Bleke at 352.379.6232

Manager of Sales, FT

Type of position: Management (Non-clinical), Marketing

Date Posted: Sunday, August 17, 2014

Hospice Program: Cornerstone Hospice

Location: Flexible, with travel to satellite offices in Lake, Sumter, Orange, Osceola, Polk, Hardee & Highlands Counties, Florida

Description:

Responsible to: VP of Sales & Marketing

 

Description: The Manager of Sales is responsible for the clinical marketing and provides direct supervision of Clinical Liaisons, development of an annual marketing plan, annual budgets for assigned areas, and for ensuring that annual admission goals are met. Provides oversight of customer services with physicians, hospitals, LTC, ALF and health care providers. Responsible for ongoing medical community relationships to generate increasing referrals to the Hospice program.

 

Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree preferred; RN license preferred.
  2. Three years of progressive administrative/management experience or equivalent.
  3. Three years of hospice experience preferred.
  4. Minimum five years of sales experience required.
  5. Demonstrated ability to manage staff and objectives in multiple service areas.
  6. Valid Florida driver’s license and required auto liability insurance.

 

Administrative offices located at: 2445 Lane Park Road Tavares, FL 32778

Covering Lake/Sumter/Orange/Osceola/Polk/Hardee/Highlands Counties. Cornerstone Hospice is a mission centered organization with a reputation for providing quality care and leading edge services. We are a family-friendly employer, offer very competitive wages & benefits, and a friendly & professional work environment.

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Apply online at www.cshopsice.org

Admissions RN, FT

Type of position: Administrative/Clerical, Nursing

Date Posted: Sunday, August 17, 2014

Hospice Program: Cornerstone Hospice

Location: Lake County, Florida

Description:

Responsible to: Admissions Manager

 

 

Description: The Admissions R.N. is responsible for determining the eligibility and preparation of patient/families for hospice care. The admissions process includes establishing a working relationship with the patient/family, the development of the initial assessment of patient/family needs and the initial written plan of care.

 

Qualifications:

  • Valid Florida RN license required; BSN, CHPN preferred.
  • Three years’ hospice experience preferred.
  • Excellent assessment skills with demonstrated ability in physical assessments.
  • Valid Florida driver’s license and required auto liability insurance.

 

Administrative offices located at: 2445 Lane Park Road Tavares, FL 32778

Covering Lake/Sumter/Orange/Osceola/Polk/Hardee/Highlands Counties. Cornerstone Hospice is a mission centered organization with a reputation for providing quality care and leading edge services. We are a family-friendly employer, offer very competitive wages & benefits, and a friendly & professional work environment. 

 

Apply:

Apply online at www.cshopsice.org .

Director of Clinical Services

Type of position: Director (Clinical), Nursing

Date Posted: Sunday, August 17, 2014

Hospice Program: VNA & Hospice of the Florida Keys

Location: Key West, FL

Description:

The Director of Clinical Services is responsible for planning, implementation and coordination of interdisciplinary staff to provide the highest in quality home healthcare in accordance with Standards of Care. Director of Clinical Services is responsible for hiring, training, supervising and performance evaluation of their direct report staff to ensure the highest levels of patient care and compliance with state and federal regulations.

 

Director of Clinical Services is responsible for ensuring compliance with Agency policies and procedures, state and federal regulations. Establishes standards of care and ensures those standards are met or exceeded through continuous education, training, and evaluation.

 

 

Director of Clinical Services is responsible for ensuring appropriate and accurate documentation of clinical services to comply with local, state and federal licensing and reimbursement requirements.

 

 

Director of Clinical Services aides with the development, implementation and control of the annual budget for clinical programs by determining the operating expenses, including staffing and capital requirements.

 

Education and Experience: A Master’s of Nursing is preferred. A Bachelor’s of Nursing and licensed in State of Florida is required. A minimum 3 years of experience in a home health agency, hospice program or other community health setting or equivalent acute care setting.

 

Visit our website at www.vnahospicekeys.org for information about Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice of the Florida Keys.

 

Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice of the Florida Keys has provided compassionate in-home health care for the residents of the Florida Keys (Monroe County) for over 30 years. Founded in 1984 by a group of volunteers, Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice of the Florida Keys remains the only not-for-profit hospice and visiting nurse program in the Keys, providing care to any resident regardless of their economic ability to pay for quality home health services. It is our passion and mission to enable individuals to remain in their homes by providing compassionate, effective, life-enhancing health and supportive services. We accomplish our mission by providing homemaker/companion services, rehabilitative care, palliative care, and hospice care for residents of the Florida Keys.

Apply:

Please send your resume, references and salary requirements to hr@nullvnahospicekeys.org

Clinical Manager

Type of position: Management (Clinical), Nursing

Date Posted: Sunday, August 17, 2014

Hospice Program: Tidewell Hospice

Location: 2504 34th Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34205

Description:

Manages a team of clinical and support colleagues working in a 14 bed in-patient environment. Accountable for bed management, maintaining appropriate staffing and optimizing quality patient care. Serves as clinical team expert and manages high risk and complex patients/family/staff situations. Responsible for human resource issues such as hiring, performance coaching/improvement, disciplinary actions and completion of performance appraisals.

 

Requirements:

  • Must possess current and active Florida licensure as RN; BSN preferred. CHPN certification a plus.
  • Minimum of 2 years recent community-based hospice or home health experience required.
  • Must possess leadership, role model and mentoring ability and demonstrate effective supervisory skills.
  • Exceptional clinical, observation, assessment and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of Hospice care regulations.

 

Hours are 8:00am – 5:00pm Monday – Friday (Also on call responsibilities)

 

Apply:

Please apply on line at http://tidewell.org/hospice/careers/job-searchapply/

Manager of Psychosocial Services

Type of position: Leadership, Management (Clinical), Social Worker

Date Posted: Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Hospice Program: Haven Hospice

Location: Gainesville, Florida

Description:

Being a Manager of Psychosocial Services at Haven Hospice is Not Just a Job – It is a Calling

At Haven Hospice, our staff members honor life by providing comfort, care and compassion to those we serve. Be the difference in the lives of hospice patients and help provide extraordinary services during a time of extraordinary need.

The Manager of Psychosocial Services is responsible for developing, implementing, and managing the organizational standards and service delivery expectations for social work, spiritual care and bereavement programs and services consistent with Haven Hospice policies. The position provides Clinical oversight for Social Workers and Chaplains in conjunction with the respective Patient Care Manager. They are also responsible for oversight and provision of the MSW Development program, LCSW clinical supervision and clinical supervision of interns.

Requirements:

Master’s degree in Social Work with a current and active LCSW required, LCSW supervisory credential preferred.

Experience

  • Demonstrated clinical expertise in the areas of grief and loss; individual, family and group therapy.
  • Minimum of five years related LCSW clinical experience in varied multidisciplinary settings with a minimum of three years LCSW experience supervising others preferably in a hospice setting.
  • Demonstrated skill in program development and management; expertise in written and oral communication as well as presentation skills; management and supervision of staff.
  • Valid Florida driver’s license and insurance required.

 

Apply:

Apply to www.havenhospice.org under the Careers link on our home page.

Medical Director

Type of position: Medical Director

Date Posted: Thursday, July 24, 2014

Hospice Program: Avow

Location: Collier County

Description:

The Hospice Medical Director is responsible for medical oversight of patient care as a member of the interdisciplinary team. He/she participates in planning and coordinating medical activities of the agency to assure quality and cost effectiveness of care. The Hospice Medical Director must meet the general medical needs of the patient to the extent that these are not met by the attending physician.

 

Job Duties:

  • Responsible for certifying and re-certifying patients for hospice appropriateness.
  • Confirm patient diagnosis and prognosis at time of referral.
  • Approve all admissions to the program.
  • Act as a resource for the referral coordinator in evaluating patient medical condition and nature of the medical plan of care.
  • Recertify continued terminal prognosis for all patients in the program.
  • Educate internal and external audiences about hospice and related issues.
  • Make presentations to professionals in the community (nurses, physicians and hospital and nursing home staffs) on topics such as cancer, pain management, symptom relief, palliative medicine, medical ethics and hospice Medicare regulations.
  • Conduct regular in-services for hospice staff and volunteers.
  • Participate in the training of other professionals including medical students, resident physicians, nursing students or social work students through lectures, case presentations, or home visits and inpatient rounds.
  • Remain current in the techniques of palliative medicine through continuing medical education, conferences, meetings or home study.
  • Read appropriate medical journals and share information with peers and staff.
  • Assist with the promotion of palliative care, hospice and the hospice philosophy.
  • Assist with marketing the hospice to the physician community via physician newsletter and informal contacts at county medical society meetings, the hospital, or other patient care settings.
  • Reinforce and educate through physician to physician contact about specific cases, the value of hospice services, and the full scope of hospice care for patient and family.
  • Maintain standards of care through participation in quality improvement activities.
  • Serve as a resource to the Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement Committees.
  • Design and implement medical record audits.
  • Resolve conflicts with physicians in reference to patient care issues.
  • Participate in decisions that have an impact on medical affairs.
  • Review policies and procedures, particularly those related to patient care.
  • Maintain knowledge of pharmaceuticals and DME products available with goal of establishing control of cost and ensuring quality care.
  • Evaluate cost of patient care to ensure responsible utilization of services and staffing.
  • Direct all clinical aspects of patient care.
  • Assume role of primary physician for hospice patients if requested by the patient, family, or referring physician.
  • Serve as consultant to the staff in palliative care.
  • Is available for telephone consultation or visits 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • Regularly attend the interdisciplinary team meetings.
  • Participate in team decisions to assure appropriate use of respite care, acute care, continuous care and residential care with the goal of high level care in the context of responsible utilization of financial and personal resources.
  • Serve as a member of assigned committees.
  • Serve as resource for employee health regarding specific employee medical issues.
  • Administratively approve and evaluate Worker’s Compensation incidents.
  • Prescribe appropriate immunization for employees and volunteers.

Requirements:

  • Medical degree (M.D. or D.O.) from an accredited institution required.
  • Medical License, State of Florida required.
  • Current DEA registration required.
  • Valid driver’s license required
  • Residency in internal medicine, family practice, geriatrics or oncology preferred.
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible for Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine preferred!

EOE, ADA, Tobacco and Drug-free Workplace. Pre-Employment Drug Screening is required.

 

Avow Hospice has served Collier County, FL since 1983. Our organization is the original and only not for profit hospice in the county. Our Frances Georgeson Hospice House, built with community donations, is the only freestanding hospice inpatient facility in our county. As our community’s resource for grief and loss support, we hold grief and bereavement workshops and support groups. We are proud to be a Joint Commission and AHCA certified Hospice.
At Avow Hospice:
We commit ourselves to the highest standards of patient and family care and expect all of our employees to share that commitment.
Our employees embrace their work because it adds meaning to their own lives and offers a perspective on living that you just can’t get anywhere else.
Our Vision is fulfilling life’s promises, one person at a time.
If you share this Commitment and Vision, then we need you and you need us to start the New Year off right. Come join our team and truly make a difference in someone’s life while doing what you love for a living!

Apply:

To apply go to: https://avowhospice.applicantstack.com/x/apply/a2uegb5v7be8

Director of Professional Relations and Business Development

Type of position: Director (Non-clinical), Leadership, Marketing

Date Posted: Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Hospice Program: Treasure Coast Hospice

Location: Stuart, Florida

Description:

The Director of Professional Relations is responsible for management and oversight of the Professional Relations team and assigned Marketing Outreach staff. Provides oversight of all partnerships with referral sources, which includes contract development and review. Analyzes new business opportunities in conjunction with the Executive Team. Collects and analyzes relevant data to prepare admissions and business development plans to support Treasure Coast Hospice goals.

 

  • Responsible for overseeing the successful optimization of relationships with physicians, nursing homes, assisted living facilities and hospitals through education initiatives and relationship building initiatives to assure access to services for all individuals who meet criteria.
  • Actively engages in new business development plans with appropriate stakeholders.
  • Supports agency goals in collaboration with Executive, Finance and Clinical Departments through completion of annual strategic business development plans and regular monitoring/adjustment to assure monthly/annual success.
  • Responsible for developing the annual department budget and working within budgetary guidelines throughout the year to accomplish department goals and objectives in a fiscally responsible manner.
  • Secure, maintain and nurture a highly competent, motivated and productive team as measured by employee satisfaction surveys, completion of CEU requirements and on-going development.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing or related field required. Master’s degree desirable. Three years’ experience in professional healthcare and referral development establishing relationships with healthcare providers in our service area. One year of business development management experience. Hospice and/or direct clinical license/experience are highly desirable. Must have written and verbal communication skills, and a proven track record in business development.

 

Apply:

Submit to: mneedle@nulltchospice.org