Nursing

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

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

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

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

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/

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