Nursing

RN – Admissions

Type of position: Admissions, Nursing

Date Posted: Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Hospice Program: Suncoast Hospice

Location: Clearwater, FL

Description:

 

At Suncoast Hospice, our Florida Licensed Registered Nurses are responsible for identifying and coordinating patient/family needs and for providing preventative and supportive care to the terminally ill patient/family unit.   The Hospice nurse utilizes assessment, intervention and teaching skills to maximize patient comfort and to enhance the quality of life to the patient/family unit.  Essential tasks and duties include providing ongoing assessments of physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of the patient and family and providing accurate and appropriate documentation of patient/family services.  Our nurses also assist with providing bereavement counseling to the family and/or primary care giver as determined by the Interdisciplinary Team.

 

 

Job Requirements:

  • Florida Registered Nurse License.
  • BSN or Graduate Diploma or Associate Degree Program.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of nursing experience preferred.
  • Valid Driver’s License, proof of automobile insurance, and reliable transportation required.
  • Must be willing and able to successfully complete pre-employment computer literacy evaluation and keyboarding skills assessment.

 

 

Applicants provisionally accepted for employment will be required to undergo a fitness for duty evaluation. The individual will be required to simulate the tasks that they would normally be expected to perform in their role. Those who qualify under ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) will be provided with reasonable accommodations to assist in the performance of the evaluated tasks.
 

Apply:

Please visit our website at www.suncoasthospice.org/careers to apply!

Care Navigation Facilitator

Type of position: Nursing

Date Posted: Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Hospice Program: Suncoast Hospice

Location: Clearwater, FL

Description:

 

The role of the Care Navigation Facilitator is to work directly with community partners out of the Suncoast Hospice service area to insure smooth facilitation of patient transfers/travelers to our service area and optimal access to our Care Continuum.

 

  • Gathers information related to patient’s present condition/status, plan of care, discharge or travel plans.
  • Collaborates with out of area community partners regarding patient care needs and providing the “right care at the right time.”
  • Provides introduction, education and support to patient, family and care partners regarding decision making.
  • Oversees discharge planning to and from different care settings.
  • Communicates with internal coworkers including Suncoast Hospice Chief Medical Officer regarding patient’s eligibility for hospice care.
  • Obtains and documents verbal certification of patient’s prognosis depending on Care Program.
  • Assesses for assistance for any resources outside the Suncoast Hospice Care Continuum.
  • Communicates and documents according to agency practices and guidelines.
  • Works directly with Information and Referral Center office staff, Admissions field staff, Liaisons and IDT staff to provide a thorough transfer and admission experience for those we serve.
  • Works directly with other departments within Suncoast Hospice including but not limited to Finance, Reimbursement, Organizational Excellence and IDT’s to insure a thorough transition between hospices for any Transfer patients coming to our service area.
  • Promotes positive rapport in all interactions.
  • Openly communicates patient/family needs to all others involved in the patient’s care in accordance with Communication Practices.
  • Continually promotes, articulates and models the vision, mission and values of Suncoast Hospice.
  • Keeps compassion and empathy at utmost priority.

 

 

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of hospice regulations such as admission/qualification criteria, reimbursement, levels of care, preferred.
  • Excellent, positive relationship building, outreach efforts , problem solving, organizational, time management, creativity, interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication a must.
  • Minimum two (2) years of hospice experience either as RN, LCSW, or core discipline preferred. Current licensure if applicable.

 

 

Apply:

Please visit our website at www.suncoasthospice.org/careers to apply!

Clinical Healthcare Manager / RN

Type of position: Management (Clinical), Nursing

Date Posted: Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Hospice Program: Suncoast Hospice

Location: St. Petersburg, FL

Description:

 

Job Description:

Suncoast Hospice is a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to serving the needs of our community through quality hospice care. Besides our care programs, we are a nationally recognized education provider, an innovator in healthcare technology systems and a leader in care for children and families. Founded in 1977 by volunteers, we have a rich 35 year tradition of service and loyalty to the Pinellas County community. Every day the people of Suncoast make exceptional care a reality for those living with serious illness, loss and grief.

 

We are currently seeking an experienced and compassionate Clinical Healthcare Manager to lead our dedicated team of approximately 100 skilled medical professionals and caregivers at our South County Care Center. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated and seasoned RN Registered Nurse to lead a dedicated team of hospice caregivers and truly make a difference in the community. We offer competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, stable work/life balance and opportunities to grow in your career in the medical field.

 

 

Job Responsibilities:

As a Healthcare Manager you will manage the day-to-day functions of a staff of 20+ medical professionals and caregivers. You will be responsible for managing a leadership team that includes one Senior Staff Nurse, a Psychosocial Team Member and Chaplain.  Other responsibilities of the Management Nursing include:

 

  • Administering fiscal operations, including accounting, planning budgets, authorizing expenditures, establishing rates for services and coordinating financial reporting
  • Supervising and evaluating work activities of staff
  • Maintaining communication between governing boards, medical staff and department heads
  • Planning and administering programs and services
  • Directing recruitment, hiring and training of personnel
  • Establishing work schedules and assignments for staff
  • Maintaining awareness of advances in medicine and treatment

 

 

Job Requirements:

As a Healthcare Manager with Suncoast Hospice you must be compassionate, loyal, motivated and interested in serving your community. We are seeking an RN Registered Nurse, preferably with previous management experience in the healthcare industry. Other requirements of the Management role include:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration or related field
  • Master’s degree in one of the core disciplines of hospice, preferred
  • At least 2 years of experience in hospice care
  • 7 – 10 years of work experience in healthcare, hospitality or a related field
  • Previous Management experience, preferred
  • Current licensure if applicable
  • Reliable transportation
  • Ability to perform tasks and responsibilities in a timely and appropriate fashion
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License and proof of automobile insurance
  • Must successfully complete critical thinking skills assessment

 

Apply:

Please visit our website at www.suncoasthospice.org/careers to apply!

RN CareConnection

Type of position: Nursing

Date Posted: Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Hospice Program: Trust Bridge

Location: South Florida

Description:

 

Job description:

Collaborates with departments and staff across the organization to provide excellent services to the patient. Promptly and efficiently responds to patient related calls and provides quality professional telephonic intervention to patients based on the Plan of Treatment with regard to the physical, emotional and psychological needs of the patient, within Scope of Practice.

 

Job requirements: 

  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse or a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Florida.
  • Adequate and reliable means of transportation with auto insurance and valid Florida driver’s license.
  • Minimum preferred experience of one year in public health, home nursing care, oncology nursing, medical/surgical nursing, geriatric nursing or Hospice nursing.
  • Understanding of and ability to apply characteristics of Hospice Nursing: case management, crisis intervention, communication skills, teaching skills, thanatology skills and needs.
  • Able to communicate effectively with other Hospice care personnel. 
  • Able to coordinate with other health care providers in the delivery of patient care. 
  • Able to work effectively with lay and professional volunteers.
  • Basic computer skills and EMR software experience a plus.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.

 

Apply:

If interested, please go to www.hpbc.com and click on careers to apply.

RN Admissions

Type of position: Admissions, Nursing

Date Posted: Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Hospice Program: Trust Bridge

Location: South Florida

Description:

 

Job description:

 

This position requires a strong sense of urgency, initiative and driven to get things done correctly. Refer below:

 

  • Must have the ability to effectively communicate the benefits of hospice care to referral sources and patients/families and overcome common objections.
  • Must be able to support Access in meeting monthly goals.
  • Carries primary responsibility for evaluation of all patients referred to Hospice of Palm Beach County for hospice services.
  • Assists referring physicians and/or his/her designated liaison with coordinating a plan of care/treatment for hospice appropriate patients and their families.
  • Serves as the liaison between Hospice of Palm Beach County and physicians, hospitals, long-term care facilities, and other health care professionals.
  • Actively markets, through education, the hospice concept to all health care professionals and providers, as well as the community at large.

 

 

Job requirements:

 

  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Florida
  • Adequate and reliable means of transportation with auto insurance and valid Florida driver’s license
  • Minimum preferred experience of one year in public health, home nursing care, oncology nursing, medical/surgical nursing, geriatric nursing or Hospice nursing
  • Understanding of and ability to apply characteristics of Hospice Nursing: case management, crisis intervention, communication skills, teaching skills, thanatology skills and needs
  • Able to communicate effectively with other Hospice care personnel
  • Able to coordinate with other health care providers in the delivery of patient care
  • Able to work effectively with lay and professional volunteers
  • Basic computer skills and EMR software experience a plus
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred

 

Apply:

If interested, please go to www.hpbc.com and click on careers.

RN Care Leader

Type of position: Nursing

Date Posted: Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Hospice Program: Trust Bridge

Location: South Florida

Description:

 

Job Description:

The Registered Nurse is responsible to (1) coordinate the care for the patient/family under the direction of the primary physician, (2) conduct assessment of the patient/family needs, (3) develop the IDG (Interdisciplinary Group) Care Plan, and (4) ensure the implementation and coordination of the interventions and services described in the care plan.

 

Job Requirements:

  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Florida
  • Adequate and reliable means of transportation with auto insurance and valid Florida driver’s license
  • Minimum preferred experience of one year in public health, home nursing care, oncology nursing, medical/surgical nursing, geriatric nursing or Hospice nursing
  • Understanding of and ability to apply characteristics of Hospice Nursing: case management, crisis intervention, communication skills, teaching skills, thanatology skills and needs
  • Able to communicate effectively with other Hospice care personnel
  • Able to coordinate with other health care providers in the delivery of patient care
  • Able to work effectively with lay and professional volunteers
  • Basic computer skills and EMR software experience a plus
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred

 

Apply:

If interested, please go to www.hpbc.com and click on careers.

Clinical Team Manager/RN, FT

Type of position: Management (Clinical), Nursing

Date Posted: Sunday, February 8, 2015

Hospice Program: Cornerstone Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc.

Location: Orlando, FL

Description:

 

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.

 

Clinical Team Manager is responsible to the Executive Director (ED).

 

Role:

The RN Team Manager manages all aspects (i.e. staffing, financial performance and quality) of the care provided by the IDT to include the Case Managers, Nursing Staff, Hospice Aides, Social Workers and Chaplains. The Team Manager directly supervises: Case Managers, Nursing Staff assigned to the Team, HHAs, Chaplains, Social Workers and Team Secretary(s).

 

Qualifications:

• R.N. licensed in the State of Florida required, B.S.N. preferred.
• If not already certified, the Manager will be expected to obtain their CHPN within 12 months of hire date.
• Five years nursing experience required, Hospice preferred.
• Management experience strongly preferred.
• Excellent oral and written skills.
• Personable, strong initiative and ability to work independently.
• Valid Florida driver’s license, reliable transportation and agency-required liability insurance.
• Must be able to work flexible hours.

 

Apply:

If interested, apply online at: www.cshopsice.org

RN – Pool

Type of position: Nursing

Date Posted: Sunday, January 25, 2015

Hospice Program: LifePath Hospice – Resource Center Float LPH

Location: Tampa, FL

Description:

 

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

 

Role:

The RN Care Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the patient’s care and ensuring continuous assessment of the patient’s and family’s needs and implementation of the interdisciplinary plan of care. S/he directs and supervises the care provided by LPN and hospice aide and oversees the care provided by other disciplines.

 

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 (1) year in-patient nursing, hospice, or home health experience.
  • 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.

 

Apply:

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 employee’s talent with a competitive salary and outstanding benefits.

 

To learn more about our opportunities and organization, we invite you to apply online at:

 

https://chaptershealth.applicantpro.com/jobs/171850.html

RN, Hospice House

Type of position: Nursing, Palliative

Date Posted: Sunday, January 25, 2015

Location: Temple Terrace, FL; Sun City Center, FL; Ruskin, FL

Description:

 

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

 

Role:

The Hospice House Pool RN is responsible for assessing and identifying patient/family needs using a palliative and supportive nursing process for new and existing patients/families in coordination with the plan of care and Interdisciplinary Group (IDG).The Pool RN is responsible for assessing and identifying patient/family needs using a palliative and supportive nursing process for new and existing patients/families in coordination with the plan of care and Interdisciplinary Group (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 (1) year in-patient nursing, hospice, or home health experience.
  • 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.

 

Apply:

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 employee’s talent with a competitive salary and outstanding benefits.

 

To learn more about our opportunities and organization, we invite you to apply online at:

https://chaptershealth.applicantpro.com/jobs/175071.html

RN Care Coordinator

Type of position: Care Coordinator, Nursing

Date Posted: Sunday, January 25, 2015

Hospice Program: LifePath Hospice

Location: Tampa, FL; Temple Terrace, FL; Bartow, FL; Sun City Center, FL; Carrollwood, FL

Description:

 

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

 

Role:

The RN Care Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the patient’s care and ensuring continuous assessment of the patient’s and family’s needs and implementation of the interdisciplinary plan of care. S/he directs and supervises the care provided by LPN and hospice aide and oversees the care provided by other disciplines.

 

In addition to RN Care Coordinator responsibilities, the RN Care Coordinator Preceptor plans, coordinates and carries out educational opportunities for Company team nurses. S/he orients the team nurses to their role within the interdisciplinary team; evaluates job performance using competency checklist to insure each new nurse has successfully acquired knowledge and skills essential to providing patient care.

 

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 (1) year in-patient nursing, hospice, or home health experience.
  • 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 Care Coordinator Preceptor: One (1) year’s experience as a hospice RN Care Coordinator preferred, with demonstration competence in case management and in depth understanding of Company systems.

 

Apply:

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 employee’s talent with a competitive salary and outstanding benefits.

 

To learn more about our opportunities and organization, we invite you to apply online at:

https://chaptershealth.applicantpro.com/jobs/175029.html

Speech Therapist – Pool

Type of position: Director (Clinical), Nursing

Date Posted: Sunday, January 25, 2015

Hospice Program: Chapters Health System

Location: Temple Terrace, FL

Description:

 

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

 

Role:

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

 

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited Speech Language Pathology curriculum with a Masters Degree in Speech Language Pathology
  • Licensed in the State of Florida as a Speech Pathologist
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of speech pathology
  • One year experience working with the elderly 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 participants
  • 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 participants and/or equipment, bending, pushing/pulling, kneeling) of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

 

Apply:

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 employee’s talent with a competitive salary and outstanding benefits.

 

To learn more about our opportunities and organization, we invite you to apply online at:

https://chaptershealth.applicantpro.com/jobs/173850.html

 

Director, Regional LPH (RN required)

Type of position: Director (Clinical), Nursing

Date Posted: Friday, January 23, 2015

Hospice Program: LifePath Hospice – Clinical Services LPH

Location: Temple Terrace, FL

Description:

 

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

 

Role:

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

 

Qualifications:

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

 

Apply:

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 employee’s talent with a competitive salary and outstanding benefits.

 

To learn more about our opportunities and organization, we invite you to apply online at:

https://chaptershealth.applicantpro.com/jobs/171738.html

 

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Type of position: Nursing

Date Posted: Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Hospice Program: Community Hospice

Location: Jacksonville, FL

Description:

 

Under the supervision of the Unit Manager and the direction of the Registered Nurse, provides direct patient care in the inpatient facility in providing end-of-life care/support for patients and families alike.

Apply:

 

To apply, follow the link: https://recruiting.communityhospice.com/ 

Registered Nurse (RN)

Type of position: Nursing

Date Posted: Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Hospice Program: Community Hospice

Location: Jacksonville, FL

Description:

 

  • Performs a wide range of nursing activities in the various departments of Community Hospice of Northeast Florida
  • Participates as a member of the interdisciplinary team in providing end-of-life care and support for patients and families alike
  • Provides for the expansion of primary healthcare services for a caseload of patients in the community

Apply:

 

 

To apply, follow the link: https://recruiting.communityhospice.com/ 

Nurse Practitioner

Type of position: Nursing

Date Posted: Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Hospice Program: Good Shepherd Hospice

Location: Sebring, FL

Description:

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.

 

Qualifications:

  • 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 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

 

Apply:

Apply online at https://chaptershealth.applicantpro.com/jobs/171777.html

LPN, Continuous Care – Fulltime and Pool available

Type of position: Nursing

Date Posted: Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Hospice Program: Good Shepherd Hospice

Location: Bartow, FL

Description:

Under physician’s orders and RN supervision, the Continuous Care Nurse is responsible for the observation of patient/family needs and providing palliative and supportive care to the patient/family unit. As outlined in the plan of care, s/he utilizes nursing interventions and teaching skills to maximize patient comfort and to enhance the quality of life to the patient/family unit. S/he will report, to the appropriate RN, any change in condition of the patient or family unit. S/he provides emotional support during times of crisis to the patient and family unit.

 

Qualifications:

  • Current LPN licensure in the state of Florida, 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 (1) year nursing experience in an in-patient hospice, or home health setting.
  • Certificate of completion of 30 hour Infusion Therapy Course preferred.
  • Ability to communicate in English.
  • Flexible schedule to meet the needs of hospice patients.
  • Ability to use equipment with visual and auditory mechanisms.
  • Ability to physically access any home in any service area, i.e., navigate stairs, and narrow spaces, tolerate heat, lack of air conditioning, pets and smoking 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.

 

Apply:

Apply online at https://chaptershealth.applicantpro.com/jobs/173455.html

Learning Leader-RN

Type of position: Nursing

Date Posted: Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Hospice Program: Chapters Health System

Location: Auburndale, FL

Description:

The Learning Leader (LL) is responsible for the oversight of all training and people development initiatives for Chapters Health Systems (CHS) at the affiliate level. Reporting directly to the VP of Training and Organizational Development (T&OD), this individual is a member of the Corporate T&OD team and partners with the Curriculum Development and Training Specialists (CDTS) and other affiliate Learning Leaders to determine staff development needs, address knowledge and/or competency gaps and coordinate the delivery effective learning solutions for the hospice affiliates. As a skilled facilitator, the LL delivers high quality training and actively works to improve engagement, providing critical support to affiliate leadership. The LL supports efforts to track, measure and evaluate the effectiveness of all training activities. This individual provides direction, coaching and assistance to team mentors in the performance of their roles. This individual is responsible for the oversight of all Chapters Way training initiatives at the affiliates. In addition, this individual coordinates student intern activities and provides hospice, palliative care and end of life education to the professional community.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing, human resources, training, organizational development, education or other related field required. If RN, a valid Florida license is required. Experience in facilitating clinical, leadership, sales and/or service related training is preferred.
  • Proven ability to create momentum and foster organizational change through a pro-training and development view.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of learning theories, methods and techniques as they apply to training, assessment practices and on-the-job training. Experience with learning management systems a plus.
  • Outstanding facilitation and presentation skills, both individually and in large groups.
  • Highly organized, able to prioritize multiple job responsibilities and exercise critical thinking skills in a fast-paced, high-demand work environment.
  • Strong internal and external customer service skills.
  • Skilled in maintaining confidentiality and using discretion in dealing with sensitive information.
  • Mature interpersonal and relationship building skills, proven ability to deal effectively with diverse skill sets and personalities, and ability to work effectively as a team player.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications with key strengths in PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Visio, and/or Project.
  • Experience in hospice or healthcare a plus.
  • Valid driver’s license and automobile insurance.
  • Ability to travel to off-site locations.

 

Apply:

Apply online at https://chaptershealth.applicantpro.com/jobs/171755.html

Director, Regional LPH (RN required)

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

Date Posted: Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Hospice Program: LifePath Hospice

Location: Temple Terrace, FL

Description:

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

 

Qualifications:

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

 

Apply:

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