Job Board

Human Resource Director

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

Date Posted: Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Hospice Program: Treasure Coast Hospice

Location: Stuart, Florida

Description:

The HR Director is responsible for all aspects of human resource management to include employee recruitment and retention, employee relations, performance management, HR policy and benefits administration, compensation, staff recognition, and maintenance of legal and compliance reporting requirements.

Qualifications
Masters degree in Human Resources or related area preferred. Five or more years’ experience in human resource management, including employee recruitment and retention, legal and compliance requirements, employee relations, policies and procedure administration, and wage and salary administration. Must be able to collaborate with Clinical Directors and Compliance to aid in the development of education programs and competency instruments for new employee training and ongoing continuing education needs. Must have demonstrated skills in the areas of project management, collaboration, planning and implementation, organization and leadership. Must have the ability to communicate clearly and effectively and demonstrate multicultural sensitivity and skills.

Expectations
Provide agency wide leadership in accomplishment of the TCH mission, vision, and values. Be current in legal and compliance HR issues. Be available to counsel staff and management.

Key Result Areas

  • Responsible for maintaining appropriate staff levels and meeting budget goals
  • Responsible for successful and compliant employee recruitment and selection
  • Responsible for effective employee relations including resolution of employee complaints, grievances, and termination issues. Assist management with discipline and corrective action plans
  • Responsible for maintaining and administering competitive salary and benefit plans
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining up-to-date policies and procedures, job descriptions, employee files for the agency that are compliant with legal requirements
  • Secure, maintain and nurture a highly competent, motivated and productive HR team
  • Oversee the education functions, including new employee orientation, compliance, and meaningful education offerings to meet development needs
  • Coordinate employee recognition
  • Coordinate employee wellness program

 

Apply:

Please submit all applications to mneedle@nulltchospice.org

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

Major Gifts Officer

Type of position: Leadership, Professional Relations

Date Posted: Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Hospice Program: Avow

Location: Collier County

Description:

The Major Gifts Officer will work closely with the Vice President of Advancement and the Director of Advancement to plan and implement strategy for individual major gifts and planned gifts and donor relationship management (manage, nurture, upgrade) to meet short and long term goals of the organization. The Major Gifts Officer plays a critical role in increasing individual donor and foundation support and acts as an ambassador for Avow across the community. Responsible for overseeing the stewardship of assigned current donors and solicitation of prospective donors for annual gifts, for the Capital Campaign, planned gifts and any other special campaigns.

 

The Major Gifts Officer will be able to:

  • Conceive, plan, and execute a major gifts program
  • Inspire support from a variety of constituent groups
  • Willing to be hands-on in a role that is demanding and requires a high level of energy
  • Have a strong sense of fundraising ethics and respect for confidentiality of donor information​
  • Exhibit superior interpersonal skills and ability to communicate professionally with volunteers, colleagues, and donors.
  • Demonstrate strong work ethic, professional manner, and ability to represent Avow well
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize workload in a timely manner to complete assignments when faced with deadlines and competing requirements.
  • Essential Job Functions:
  • Maintain a personal portfolio of current donors and prospects, including individuals and foundations; communicate with portfolio constituents through face-to-face solicitation and stewardship meetings, as well as written strategies; ensure that each major donor and prospect has a clear strategy and timeline for cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.
  • Develop solicitation strategies for donors/prospects in support of the organization’s capital campaign, planned giving, and other giving programs; ensure strategies are compatible and maximize opportunities with other existing campaigns and appeals.
  • Support the fundraising efforts of high-level volunteers, including the Board of Directors, and senior staff in securing new and renewed gifts.
  • With the Vice President of Advancement and the Director of Advancement, create and manage budgets for special campaigns; track and report on progress to goal to senior management and Directors, including contacts, gifts, pledges and planned gifts.
  • Support solicitation tracking reports for all fundraisers working on special campaigns; provide meeting support materials to fundraisers and other senior management, including talking points, solicitation materials, background, and follow-up proposals.
  • Work with Development staff on screening and preparing profiles of current and prospective donors; establish and refine benchmarks for department research processes.
  • Support the design and implementation of donor recognition strategies and events.
  • Support the Vice President of Advancement on strategies and supporting materials for the organization’s planned giving program, including research and communication to the Development and Finance departments on issues related to charitable trust and estate matters.
  • With the Director of Advancement and Development staff, design special campaign-related events targeted to current and prospective donors.
  • Be a visible presence at Advancement/Development special events, such as receptions, major donor cultivation and public education events, and fundraisers such as the annual gala. Participate in Advancement/Development department meetings.
  • Represent Avow in the community.
  • Performs certain duties of the Vice President of Advancement in his/her absence.
  • Other duties as assigned by the VP of Advancement or the CEO.

 

Requirements: Computer Skills: Database software and general knowledge of e-mail/Outlook is preferred. Donor database experience and knowledge of Raiser’s Edge is highly desired. High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel, and a working knowledge of search functions for donor research purposes.

Education/Experience:
Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred. Four years of direct experience managing fundraising portfolios with demonstrated success in closing gifts of $10,000 and above, or equivalent satisfactory experience. Valid driver’s license 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. SM
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/a2uegb5u1pn6

Clinical Educator-RN

Type of position: Admissions, Nursing

Date Posted: Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Hospice Program: Avow

Location: Collier County

Description:

This is a Part Time or PRN position, depending on the needs of the department. Hours will be set accordingly.

Provide educational programs about End-of-Life Care and Avow services to Collier County Healthcare Providers including long-term care facility staff, hospital staff and physician offices. Additionally the Professional Healthcare Provider Educator may provide education and training to new admissions staff including referral coordinators, admissions nurses and marketing liaisons. Responsibilities include identifying educational needs and opportunities, developing and delivering education programs, and maintaining educational records. Current FL RN license, valid driver’s license and 3-5 years Hospice or LTC experience required. BSN and CHPN preferred.

 

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/a2uegb5q2piq

RN

Type of position: Nursing

Date Posted: Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Hospice Program: Avow

Location: Collier County

Description:

Positions Available: Long Term Care Team and/or Home Care Team (Bi-lingual English/Spanish) $3,000 Sign On Bonus Available!

Under physician’s orders, the Hospice Nurse is responsible for identifying the physical and emotional needs of the patient/family and for coordinating the care necessary to meet these needs in order to maximize patient comfort and to enhance the quality of life for the patient/family in a Long Term Care or Home Care setting. Current FL RN license, valid driver’s license and 2 years nursing experience required. BSN, CHPN and Hospice experience a plus!

 

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. SM
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/openings

Social Services Coordinator

Type of position: Social Worker

Date Posted: Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Hospice Program: Avow

Location: Collier County

Description:

PT Weekend Position (S, S 8:30a-5p) and PRN Positions available! The Social Services Coordinator provides direct social services and counseling to patients and families in relation to anxieties and stress precipitated by end-of-life or life-threatening illnesses. $3,000 sign-on bonus available! MSW and valid driver’s license required. LCSW preferred. Bilingual English/Spanish and Hospice experience a plus!

 

 

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. SM

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/openings

Associate Medical Director

Type of position: Director (Clinical), Medical Director, Physician

Date Posted: Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Hospice Program: Tidewell Hospice

Location: 5955 Rand Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34238

Description:

The Associate Medical Director is a member of the hospice care team and is responsible for the direction and quality of the medical component of care rendered to the patient/family by the interdisciplinary team and the attending physicians accordingly.

 

Primary tasks, duties, and responsibilities:

  1. Oversees the palliation and management of terminal illness.
  2. Provides medical care interventions targeting unmet general medical needs.
  3. Conducts hospice pre-election evaluation and counseling services.
  4. Collaborates with the IDT/IDG to insure that the medical needs of the patient are met and providing oversight of the plan of care.
  5. Certifies that the patient meets the medical criteria for hospice admission based upon available diagnostic and prognostic indicators
  6. Collaborates with the patient’s attending physician to develop and update the patient’s plan of care, to identify needs not met by the attending physician, and to insure pain and symptom management and control.
  7. Reviews clinical material to document disease process, prescribed medicines, assessment of the patient’s health at time of entry, and the drug regime.
  8. Re-certifies patients as appropriate for continuation of Medicare Hospice Benefit at appropriate levels of care.
  9. Serves as a medical resource to hospice staff, patients, families and attending physicians regarding pain and symptom control management.
  10. Insures the provision of direct medical services to patients either directly or through arrangements, as appropriate, in the absence of the patient’s attending physician.
  11. Attends and actively participates in IDT/IDG conferences as assigned, working in a team approach with other disciplines.
  12. Attends and actively participates in patient/family care conferences as requested
  13. Participates in plan of care development and managing oversight of medications and treatment.
  14. Documents care provided in the patient’s clinical record providing evidence of progression of the end-stage-disease process.
  15. Maintains current knowledge of the latest research and trends in hospice care and pain/symptom management.
  16. Participates in performance improvement programs, as indicated
  17. Provides consultation and education to colleagues and attending physicians related to admission criteria and related end-of-life care for hospice and palliative care.
  18. Develops protocols for treatment and proposing the most current options for interventions.
  19. Communicates and counsels patient/family in dealing with end of life issues.
  20. Participates in the resolution of interpersonal conflict and issues of clinical and ethical concern.
  21. Participates in the development and updating of patient care policies and emergency procedures as requested.
  22. Acts as a liaison to physicians in the community.
  23. Promotes and practices the hospice mission and values, and follows all policies and procedures of Tidewell Hospice.
  24. Participates in clinical on call rotation schedule.

Educational/Professional:

  1. M.D. or D.O. degree from an accredited medical school and is Board Certified in a related specialty.
  2. Current Florida license to practice medicine issued pursuant to Florida Statute 458 or 459.
  3. Certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine strongly recommended
  4. Hospital staff privileges at one or more hospitals commonly serving patients in the service area strongly recommended.
  5. Current Florida driver’s license and auto insurance.
  6. Current Federal DEA registration.

Experience:

  1. Licensed physician in the United States.
  2. Direct clinical medical care experience.
  3. Experience dealing with palliative medicine problems.
  4. Minimum of two (2) years’ active practice out of the preceding three (3) years immediately before Associate Medical Director appointment.

 

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/

Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner

Type of position: Nursing, Palliative

Date Posted: Monday, June 9, 2014

Hospice Program: Chapters Health Palliative Care, LLC

Location: Temple Terrace Office

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 Nurse Practitioner has the responsibility of providing high quality care and treatment of palliative care patients served by the company. S/he provides comprehensive and efficient palliative care and utilizes clinical expertise in practice 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 manage multiple priorities simultaneously and effectively handle the emotional stress of the workload
  • Ability to work independently exercising discretion and independent judgment
  • Ability to work in collaboration with other disciplines within the organization
  • Certified by appropriate hospice and palliative nursing organization within two years of hire date
  • Ability to travel to off-site locations
  • 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 area of Company service area, i.e., navigate stairs, and narrow spaces, tolerate heat and lack of air conditioning

 

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.

 

Apply:

To learn more about our opportunities and organization, we invite you to apply online at: https://re2o.ultipro.com/LIF1002/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*77937C9FE11354F8

Professional Relations Director

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

Date Posted: Monday, June 9, 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 Professional Relations Director.

 

The Director of Professional Relations is a professional customer service director who oversees the team of Professional Relations Representatives. The Director develops, organizes, implements and monitors plans to achieve the companies’ admissions and growth objectives.

 

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a health related field or business; three years of director level or above management experience, and business development and/or account management experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in health or business field with extensive (approx 8 years) management and business development and/or account management experience may be substituted.
  • Business development and account management experience
  • Customer Service experience
  • Demonstrated skills and ability in: fiscal accountability, communication, interpersonal relations, problem solving, individual team motivation, planning and organizing, conflict resolution and other leadership qualities.
  • Readily available and able for local travel; valid driver’s license and automobile insurance per company policy and procedure.
  • Able to manage physical and emotional demands of hospice work.
  • Able to remain calm and problem solve critical situations.
  • Works well with limited supervision, exercises discretion & independent judgment.

 

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.

 

Apply:

To learn more about our opportunities and organization, we invite you to apply online at https://re2o.ultipro.com/LIF1002/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*3482A2B4ABC87789

RN, Patient Access – Fulltime

Type of position: Nursing

Date Posted: Monday, June 9, 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.

 

Apply:

To learn more about our opportunities and organization, we invite you to apply online at https://re2o.ultipro.com/LIF1002/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*131B922465434F98

Manager, Financial Planning & Decision Support – Full-time

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

Date Posted: Monday, June 9, 2014

Hospice Program: Chapters Health System, Inc.

Location: Temple Terrace Office

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.

 

Apply:

To learn more about our opportunities and organization, we invite you to apply online at https://re2o.ultipro.com/LIF1002/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*E14A4BD468597B65

Staff Physician – Fulltime

Type of position: Physician

Date Posted: Monday, June 9, 2014

Hospice Program: Good Shepherd Hospice, Inc.

Location: Lakeland, Florida

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 Hopsice, 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.

 

Apply:

To learn more about our opportunities and organization, we invite you to apply online at: https://re2o.ultipro.com/LIF1002/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*026C44ADB1E52230

Nurse Practitioner – Part-time

Type of position: Nursing

Date Posted: Monday, June 9, 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.

 

Apply:

To learn more about our opportunities and organization, we invite you to apply online at:: https://re2o.ultipro.com/LIF1002/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*6EFA0C018EA2DC42

Palliative Care Physician, FT & Pool

Type of position: Palliative, Physician

Date Posted: Monday, June 9, 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.

 

Apply:

To learn more about our opportunities and organization, we invite you to apply online at: https://re2o.ultipro.com/LIF1002/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*6AFF21C15BF40A83

Staff Physician

Type of position: Physician

Date Posted: Monday, June 9, 2014

Hospice Program: LifePath Hospice, Inc.

Location: Temple Terrace, FL

Description:

Fulltime and Part-time Available

 

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.

 

Apply:

To learn more about our opportunities and organization, we invite you to apply online at https://re2o.ultipro.com/LIF1002/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*0684966FCBED1DD3

Physical Therapist – Pool

Type of position: Physical Therapist

Date Posted: Monday, June 9, 2014

Hospice Program: Chapters Health Staffing, LLC

Location: Centerpoint Office, Florida

Description:

As a compassionate non-profit organization, Chapters Health Staffing 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.

 

Under the administrative direction and supervision of Management provides physical therapy evaluation, treatment, and/or interventions and oversees the physical therapy for patients. Integrates physical therapy treatment plan into the plan or care to maximize benefits for patients.

  • Licensed in the state of Florida
  • One year experience working in an acute care setting required
  • Valid driver’s license and automobile insurance in the State of Florida.
  • Reliable transportation to meet visit schedule.
  • Ability to use equipment with visual and auditory mechanisms
  • Ability to effectively communicate in English
  • Flexible schedule to meet the needs of 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 stress.
  • 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.
  • Graduated after successful completion of a physical therapist education program approved by one of the following:
    • The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).
    • Successor organizations of CAPTE.
    • An education program outside the United States determined to be substantially equivalent to physical therapist entry level education in the United States by a credentials evaluation organization approved by the American Physical Therapy Association or an organization identified in 8 CFR 212.15(e) as it relates to physical therapists.

 

At Chapters Health Staffing, 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.

 

Apply:

To learn more about our opportunities and organization, we invite you to apply online at: https://re2o.ultipro.com/LIF1002/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*D4346D5B010DFF10

Social Services Specialist – Pool

Type of position: Social Worker

Date Posted: Monday, June 9, 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 Social Services Specialist. The Social Services Specialist will demonstrate joint responsibility with RN Care Coordinator for pediatric patients, patient transfers (i.e., home-inpatient-home), and coordinating with inpatient staff to assure continuity of care.

 

  • Bachelors degree or above in Social Work (CSWE accredited).
  • One year experience in health care/hospital setting required.
  • Familiarity with and working knowledge of the concepts and practices of death and dying with children and adults.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and effectively handle the emotional stress of the workload.
  • Able to remain calm, professional, trouble shoot and intervene with patient/family crisis situations.
  • Valid driver’s license and automobile insurance per company policy and procedure.
  • Ability to travel to off-site locations.
  • Ability to work unsupervised exercising a high degree of discretion & independent judgment.
  • Ability to physically access any home, hospital, nursing home, and ALF i.e. navigate stairs, narrow stairs, narrow spaces, lack of air conditioning, etc.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and intervene appropriately.

 

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.

 

Apply:

To learn more about our opportunities and organization, we invite you to apply online at https://re2o.ultipro.com/LIF1002/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*A848995491A03F8A

Chaplain – Full-time

Type of position: Chaplin

Date Posted: Monday, June 9, 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 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.

 

Apply:

To learn more about our opportunities and organization, we invite you to apply online at: https://re2o.ultipro.com/LIF1002/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*FF4F3D0FDA5CABB7

VP/Chief Medical Officer, Full-Time

Type of position: Executive, Leadership, Management (Clinical), Physician

Date Posted: Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Hospice Program: Cornerstone Hospice & Palliative Care

Location: Lake, Sumter, Orange, Osceola, Polk, Hardee, & Highlands Counties

Description:

Responsible for the overall medical direction of the care and treatment of patients rendered by the Hospice care teams, and consults and cooperates with patients’ attending physicians. Provides physician direction and guidance to the Hospice program, staff, contractors, and volunteers to ensure the maintenance of quality care for patients and families Provides direct medical care as needed to patients in their homes, nursing homes, and in the hospital.

 

Qualifications:

  1. Licensed as a physician in the state of Florida.
  2. Demonstrated knowledge and is licensed/board-certified in primary care, oncology specialty, or other approved medical specialty, having maintained requirements for ongoing certification.
  3. Maintains active hospital privileges in a hospital within service area of this hospice.
  4. Ability to make home visits.
  5. Valid Florida driver’s license with required auto liability insurance.

 

CORNERSTONE HOSPICE & PALLIATIVE CARE, INC. 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 . 

Team Physician, PT

Type of position: Physician

Date Posted: Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Hospice Program: Cornerstone Hospice & Palliative Care

Location: Orange & Osceola Counties, Florida

Description:

Provides direct medical care as needed to patients in their homes, nursing homes, Hospice Houses and in the hospital, as well as provides physician direction and guidance to the Hospice program, staff, contractors and volunteers to ensure the maintenance of quality care for patients and families.

 

Qualifications:

  1. Licensed as a physician in the state of Florida.
  2. Demonstrated knowledge and is licensed/board-certified in primary care, oncology specialty, or other approved medical specialty, having maintained requirements for ongoing certification.
  3. Maintains active hospital privileges in a hospital within service area of this hospice.
  4. Ability to make home visits.
  5. Valid Florida driver’s license with required auto liability insurance.

 

CORNERSTONE HOSPICE & PALLIATIVE CARE, INC. 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

Physician

Type of position: Physician

Date Posted: Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Hospice Program: Suncoast Hospice

Location: Clearwater, Florida

Description:

At Suncoast Hospice, our employed physicians assure provision of optimal quality services to patients and support to community physicians, and they possess and maintain a current comprehensive body of knowledge and skills in the areas of leadership, management and end of life care. They promote and model leadership behavior with staff, volunteers, peers, and other internal and external publics. Our Physicians create a climate that inspires passion for the work of Suncoast Hospice and encourages excellence and a desire to serve. They participate in action planning and in development of methods to meet medical services and team objectives under the strategic plan, and they participate in the delivery of efficient, quality, values-driven medical care to patients.

 

We offer a full range of benefits including: health, vision, dental, paid time off, mileage/tuition reimbursement, and peace of mind.

 

Join us in our mission.

 

Your Life. Our Life’s Work.

 

Position Requirements

  1. Doctor of Palliative, Geriatric, Internal, or Family Medicine who is Florida licensed pursuant to Chapter 458 or 459 Florida Statutes.
  2. Minimum three (3) years experience as a practicing physician.
  3. Supports and identifies with Suncoast Hospice’s organizational philosophy, goals, and objectives.
  4. Active member of the Pinellas County Medical Society.
  5. Staff privileges on the medical staff of at least one hospital in Pinellas county.
  6. Certified by the Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine within two (2) years following hire.

 

Drug Free Workplace. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Apply:

Apply online at www.suncoasthospice.org

VP/Chief Medical Officer, Full-Time

Type of position: Executive, Leadership, Physician

Date Posted: Friday, May 30, 2014

Hospice Program: Cornerstone Hospice & Palliative Care

Location: Lake, Sumter, Orange, Osceola, Polk, Hardee, & Highlands Counties, Florida

Description:

Responsible to: CEO

Responsible for the overall medical direction of the care and treatment of patients rendered by the Hospice care teams, and consults and cooperates with patients’ attending physicians. Provides physician direction and guidance to the Hospice program, staff, contractors, and volunteers to ensure the maintenance of quality care for patients and families Provides direct medical care as needed to patients in their homes, nursing homes, and in the hospital.

 

Qualifications:

  1. Licensed as a physician in the state of Florida.
  2. Demonstrated knowledge and is licensed/board-certified in primary care, oncology specialty, or other approved medical specialty, having maintained requirements for ongoing certification.
  3.  Maintains active hospital privileges in a hospital within service area of this hospice.
  4. Ability to make home visits.
  5. Valid Florida driver’s license with 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

Team Physician, PT

Type of position: Physician

Date Posted: Friday, May 30, 2014

Hospice Program: Cornerstone Hospice & Palliative Care

Location: Orange & Osceola Counties, Florida

Description:

Responsible to: Medical Director

Provides direct medical care as needed to patients in their homes, nursing homes, Hospice Houses and in the hospital, as well as provides physician direction and guidance to the Hospice program, staff, contractors and volunteers to ensure the maintenance of quality care for patients and families.

 

Qualifications:

  1. Licensed as a physician in the state of Florida.
  2. Demonstrated knowledge and is licensed/board-certified in primary care, oncology specialty, or other approved medical specialty, having maintained requirements for ongoing certification.
  3. Maintains active hospital privileges in a hospital within service area of this hospice.
  4. Ability to make home visits.
  5. Valid Florida driver’s license with required auto liability insurance.

 

CORNERSTONE HOSPICE & PALLIATIVE CARE, INC. 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

RN Nursing Education Specialist

Type of position: Nursing

Date Posted: Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Hospice Program: Tidewell Hospice

Location: 6310 Capital Drive, Bradenton, FL 34202

Description:

The Nursing Education Specialist assist in the promotion and provision of excellent hospice interdisciplinary team practice to patients and families through education of staff, patients, families and the community.

 

Primary tasks, duties, and responsibilities:

  • Promotes and practices the Hospice mission and values and follows policies and procedures of the organization.
  • Utilizes nursing theory and the principles of adult and/or child education to foster the educational development of patients, families and staff.
  • Assesses the learning needs of staff and patients, as applicable.
  • Designs, implements and evaluates educational activities.
  • Assists in Orientation of staff to Tidewell Hospice.
  • Assists in oversight of the Preceptor program for clinical staff.
  • Assists in staff competency assessment and development.

Secondary Responsibilities:

Every incidental duty connected with the Nursing Education Specialist position cannot be specified in the job description and the colleague, at the discretion of the Director of Clinical Education, may be required to perform duties that are not included in this job description.

 

Physical Requirements:

  1. Visual and auditory acuity.
  2. Ability to travel within our service area.
  3. Neat and orderly appearance.
  4. Good communication skills.

 

Educational/Professional:

  1. Current licensure as RN in Florida.
  2. BSN required.
  3. Masters in nursing preferred.
  4. Current certification in Oncology nursing or Hospice nursing.
  5. Two years experience as RN practicing in hospice/palliative care setting.
  6. An equivalent combination of experience and education may be considered as meeting the Education/Professional requirements.

 

Hours are 8:00am – 5:00pm Monday – Friday

Apply:

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

Associate Medical Director

Type of position: Management (Clinical), Physician

Date Posted: Monday, May 5, 2014

Hospice Program: Hospice of Palm Beach County, Hospice of Broward County & Hospice by the Sea (TrustBridge)

Location: Palm Beach County and/or Broward County

Description:

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF AN UNRIVALED OPPORTUNITY

At South Florida’s most innovative and progressive non-profit hospices

 

Provide Leading Edge Care in the Field of Serious Illness

 

We know that our Associate Medical Directors are pivotal in assuring that our patient care and satisfaction remain unmatched.  We are looking for doctors who want to practice the highest level of medicine and reap substantial rewards:

  • Excellent compensation
  • A Comprehensive Benefits Package including malpractice coverage, medical/dental/vision insurance, disability/life insurance, 403b plus defined pension plan, and vacation/sick/CME allowance
  • Outstanding vendor packages
  • South Florida’s quality of life  — No snow shoveling, relaxing ocean beaches and easier commutes
  • Support teams for physicians
  • Autonomy
  • Exposure to a broad range of medical specialists and Progressive

 

With a daily census close to 2000, you will oversee care of a diverse  population in the place the patient calls “home” — whether that be a residence, assisted living facility, nursing home, hospital or in one of our own 12 care centers.

 

We measure ourselves by what we do for these patients we serve, putting their needs above all else.  Opening access to a wide range of non-curative treatments like radiation, chemotherapy, transfusions and IV Medications to ease symptoms such as pain and nausea while receiving hospice care is a primary example of that!  We take great pride in being among the 4% of hospices in the country that do offer Open Access.

 

For the past 35 years, Hospice by the Sea, Hospice of Palm Beach County and Hospice of Broward County of have offered incomparable hospice care and recently became members of the TrustBridge continuum of services.

 

Requirements:

Qualified applicants should be board certified in hospice and palliative medicine, internal medicine, or family practice. They should also demonstrate excellent critical thinking; understand the value of a team oriented approach, sensitivity towards patient and family challenges at this difficult time and a dedication to providing compassionate end of life care.

 

 

Learn About Our Fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine?

Partnering with the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine, JFK Medical Center and Palm Beach VA Medical Center, Hospice of Palm Beach County offers a Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program accredited by the American Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME.) Fellows learn in an environment of compassion where the way things are done is just as important as the treatments themselves. Learn more at www.hospicefellowship.org.

 

 

 

Apply:

To join our dynamic team, send your CV to mbritt@nullhpbc.com. Call Michelle Britt at 561-227-5127.

Cardiac Nurse Practitioner

Type of position: Nursing

Date Posted: Friday, May 2, 2014

Hospice Program: Compassionate Care Hospice

Location: Lakeland, Florida

Description:

Compassionate Care Hospice (CCH) is a privately owned company that was formed 19 years ago and now operates Hospice and Palliative Care programs in over 55 locations across the country. Our professional staff provides services in the home, in long-term care/skilled nursing and assisted living facilities and in hospitals. We seek energetic, empathetic individuals who want to make a positive change for our patients by offering competitive salaries, continuing education, and tremendous room for growth

 

We are excited about the growth of our Cardiac Connections Program, whose aim is to keep end stage heart disease patients at home. Prior to the start of this program, these patients had no options and few skilled caregivers to control their symptoms and help them both medically and emotionally through the last stages of life. The success of this program is dependent upon the Nurse Practitioner working with the primary Cardiologists in caring for these patients.

 

We’re actively looking for a Cardiac Nurse Practitioner for our Lakeland program. The ideal individual will be responsible for heading up the program in the Lakeland market educating hospitals, physicians and facilities about the program, as well as overseeing the overall care of the patients.

 

Requirements

  • Will have at least 2 years of professional experience in advanced Cardiac care and will focus on those patients who need their attention most.
  • Masters Degree in Nursing and completed an Accredited Nurse Practitioner Program with experience in home care settings (preferably with hospice patients).
  • Have the ability to work flexible hours as needed

 

Apply:

Application Submission Instructions Resumes should be sent to danielle.stewart@nullcchnet.net

Social Worker

Type of position: Social Worker

Date Posted: Friday, May 2, 2014

Hospice Program: Gulfside Hospice & Pasco Palliative Care

Location: New Port Richey, Florida

Description:

Gulfside Hospice & Pasco Palliative Care is seeking a compassionate and dynamic Social Worker to join our team! It is our vision to be the Provider of Choice for people in need and the Employer of Choice for talented, skilled and creative professionals.

 

Some of the responsibilities of the Social Worker include but are not limited to:

  • Practices social work/counseling in a manner that is a model for professional and agency ethics, values and integrity and that complies with the letter and spirit of legal aspects.
  • Adheres to the practice of confidentiality regarding patients, families, staff and GHPPC.
  • Functions as an integral part of an interdisciplinary team in order to enhance the mission, policy and philosophy of GHPPC.
  • Complies with all applicable laws and regulations with respect to collaborative agreements.
  • Is sensitive and compassionate with a patient-centered attitude towards accepting death as a part of life and enhancing the quality of life for patients, assigned to his/her care.
  • Participates in weekend duty schedule of social workers.
  • Provides coverage for other social work staff as needed, including weekend rotation coverage.
  • As part of the Admission team, performs patient psychosocial intake activities and disseminate of information regarding GHPPC as needed.
  • When appropriate, assists in identifying and works with high-risk and/or suicidal patients/families and with patients/families experiencing other kinds of non-medical crisis.
  • Participates in on-going psychosocial, spiritual and bereavement assessment of the patient/family in cooperation with interdisciplinary team.
  • Assists with the development and implementation of a patient/family personalized care plan, which may include counseling, support information and/or referral to GHPPC and/or other community resources.
  • Provides case management services relating to psychosocial needs for patient/family.
  • Functions with proficiency using EMR software.
  • Completes clinical documentation, psychosocial assessments, clinical notes and secondary reports in a timely manner, including Bereavement Assessment and cards.
  • Provides input to Volunteer Coordinator regarding patient/family needs to promote volunteer assignment and match.
  • Demonstrates continued professional growth and development through participations in educational and in-service training programs for professional staff, providing a record of programs attended to Human Resources. Responsible to review current health care literature relating to duties.
  • Attends Interdisciplinary Group, case conferences and staff meetings as requested.
  • Maintains and meets requirements of LCSW Board for CEU, as well as GHPPC requirements.

 

Education/Experience requirements:

  • Must have a master’s degree in social work.
  • Must have two years experience in psychosocial assessment of patient/family.

GHPPC provides an excellent benefits package to all FT employees including affordable healthcare, dental, vision, company sponsored life insurance and LTD, AFLAC, EAP, voluntary life & STD, 403b Savings, FSA, PTO and paid holidays.

 

It is the policy of Gulfside Hospice & Pasco Palliative Care, Inc. to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, status as a disabled veteran, recently separated or other covered veteran, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Apply:

Please apply at www.ghppc.org

Wound Care Program Coordinator

Type of position: Wound Care

Date Posted: Friday, May 2, 2014

Hospice Program: Tidewell Hospice

Location: Bradenton, Florida

Description:

Functions as the wound care specialist and is responsible for making recommendations for and evaluating effectiveness of wound treatment for the organization.

 

Primary tasks, duties, and responsibilities:

  1. Promotes and practices the Hospice mission and core values, and follows all policies and procedures of Tidewell Hospice.
  2. Provides education and assists all staff members to understand and adhere to the policies, procedures and guidelines of the wound and skin program.
  3. Defines policies and procedures as needed to ensure proper documentation of wound care provided, proper assessment of wounds, and staff compliance with associated guidelines.
  4. Is considered the clinical expert in wound care assessment, treatment and evaluation, acting as a resource for staff members, and is available during normal business hours for phone and direct consultation for nursing staff in collaboration with vendor representatives.
  5. Works closely with the nurses and dietician(s) in wound prevention and healing providing direct, oral and written education for staff. Develops curriculum with Education for ongoing support.
  6. Recognized as the leader in promoting optimal skin/wound care and functions collaboratively as a member of the IDG(s) as possible in evaluation and management of patients with wounds.
  7. Evaluates and makes recommendations for ostomy and external urinary appliance/device needs.
  8. Enhances the design of the wound care program including development and continuance of a resource team to ensure geographic availability.
  9. Develops patient and staff teaching materials as needed.
  10. Asesses need for research as it relates to wound care interventions and prevention, actively participates in identified research utilizing IRB, written protocol and data collection and makes recommendations for wound care changes based on findings.

Education/Professional:

  1. Graduate of approved nursing program and has a valid Florida RN license.
  2. Bachelor’s degree required; BSN preferred.
  3. WOCN training or Wound Care Certification preferred.
  4. Minimum of 2 years clinical experience in wound care required.
  5. Supervisor experience required.

Location:
6310 Capital Drive, Suite 100, Bradenton, FL 34202

Hours are 8am – 5pm Mon – Fri

 

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Home Health Aide

Type of position: Home Health Aide

Date Posted: Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Hospice Program: Tidewell Hospice

Location: Charlotte, Sarasota, Manatee County

Description:

The Home Health Aide provides personal care, activities of daily living, and support services to meet various care needs of the clients while advocating independence and maintaining functional ability. Responsible for appropriately documenting patient care for assigned clients.

 

Primary tasks, duties, and responsibilities:

  1. Promotes and practices the Tidewell Home Health, LLC mission and core values, and follows all policies and procedures.
  2. Provides personal care services, such as:
    1. Reading and recording temperature, pulse and respiration
    2. Maintaining a clean , safe and healthy environment
    3. Bed, sponge, tub or shower bathing
    4. Shampooing in sink, tub or shower
    5. Caring for nails and skin
    6. Oral hygiene
    7. Assisting with toileting and elimination
  3. Applies safety principles and proper body mechanics to the performance of specific techniques of personal and supportive care such as ambulation of clients, transferring clients, and assisting with the normal range of motion.
  4. Prepares and provides adequate nutrition and fluid intake: provides medically prescribed diets under supervision.
  5. Observes, reports and documents changes in clients status or expectations of service promptly to a supervisor or management.
  6. Understands basic elements of body functioning and reports any changes as indicated.
  7. Recognizes emergency situations and implements appropriate emergency procedures when indicated.
  8. Demonstrates utilization of good basic infection control procedures and follows agency procedures, especially with regard to infection control, handling of hazardous wastes, and safety measures in all instances; utilizes universal precautions.
  9. Accurately documents care provided and submits time sheets weekly.
  10. Attends in-service programs according to agency policy; attends client-care conferences as directed.
  11. Renders services in strict accordance with the written plan of care.

 

Secondary Responsibilities:

Every incidental duty connected with the Home Health Aide position cannot be specified in the job description and the colleague, at the discretion of the Director of Operations, may require to perform duties that are not included in this job description. When necessary, may provide scheduled homemaking services including:

  1. Performs light housekeeping such as vacuuming, dusting, cleaning bathrooms, mopping, sweeping, linen changes, cleaning kitchen, etc as requested in the client plan of care or special instructions from the client.
  2. Perform support services, laundry, grocery shopping, errands and transporting clients within the guidelines of the written plan of care.
  3. Uses cleaning equipment and supplies responsibility and takes care to prevent breakage in the home.

 

Educational/Professional:

  1. Must be 18 years of age or older. High School Diploma/GED preferred.
  2. Graduate of a training program or competency program as required by State/Federal regulations.
  3. Twelve (12) months of work experience in a related field.
  4. Current CPR certification and PPD test.
  5. An equivalent combination of professional experience and education may be considered as meeting the educational/professional requirements.

 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  1. Meets applicable health requirements to provide patient/client care.
  2. Ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks or functions.
  3. Ability to hear, speak and write in English.
  4. Must have a valid driver’s license and automobile insurance.
  5. Ability to operate a motor vehicle and travel within the service area.

 

Physical Requirements: 

Medium physical activity that requires frequent lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling up to 50 lbs; ability to reposition and transfer clients safely, carry bundles such as groceries and laundry up or down stairs safely. Ability to stand, bend, stoop, squat, kneel, and reach freely and assist clients with standing and walking. Ability to grasp with thumb in opposition to fingers of palm (i.e. DME supplies, knobs or objects). Work is normally performed in patients’ homes and may involve occasional exposure to communicable diseases, blood borne pathogens and /or potentially infectious or hazardous materials and situations that are required following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment.

 

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