Nursing

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

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