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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.

 

 

 

Apply:

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.

 

Apply:

Read the complete job description and apply online HERE.

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.

 

Apply:

Read the complete job description and apply online HERE.

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.

Apply:

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.

Apply:

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/

Senior Staff Nurse – Teal Team

Type of position: Nursing

Date Posted: Friday, August 1, 2014

Hospice Program: Suncoast Hospice

Location: Clearwater, Florida

Description:

At Suncoast Hospice, the Senior Staff Nurse (SSN) provides support and leadership in coordinating team functions in collaboration with and support of the Patient Family Care Coordinator (PFCC), including Quality Assessment Performance Improvements, supervisory visits, and other activities as appropriate. The Senior Staff Nurse is an active, formal mentor and first line resource to the Nursing and Hospice Aide staff on the team, providing teaching, support, and guidance. The Senior Staff Nurse utilizes assessment, intervention, and teaching skills to maximize patient comfort and to enhance the quality of life for the patient/family unit. The Senior Staff Nurse is responsible for identifying and coordinating patient/family needs and for guiding staff to provide preventive and supportive care to terminally ill patient/family units.

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. Current Florida license as a Registered Nurse. BSN desirable.
  2. Minimum of three (3) years nursing experience with a strong preference for at least one (1) year acute care setting.
  3. Strong preference for minimum of two (2) years hospice experience.
  4. Strong computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. Experience with Suncoast Solutions desirable.
  5. Must have reliable transportation which will enable the SSN to perform tasks and responsibilities in a timely and appropriate fashion. Must be able to provide proof of automobile insurance, a copy of which will be placed in the employee’s file.
  6. Demonstrated knowledge of Suncoast Hospice policies and procedures and pertinent state and federal rules and regulations.
  7. Must successfully complete critical thinking skills assessment.
  8. Must be willing and able to successfully complete pre-employment computer literacy evaluation and keyboarding skills assessment.

 

EOE/AAP Employer. Drug Free Workplace.

Apply:

Apply at www.suncoasthospice.org/careers

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

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