Nursing

Hospital Liaison, RN

Type of position: Nursing, Professional Relations

Date Posted: Sunday, October 12, 2014

Hospice Program: Covenant Hospice, Inc.

Location: Pensacola Florida – Clinical Branch

Description:

FT – 40 Weekends

 

Position Summary: Registered Nurse specially trained in the hospice concept to provide education and support to healthcare providers and the community. Rounds daily with Discharge Planners and Case Managers and serves as liaison between the hospital and Covenant’s Intake, Referral and Admissions staff. Provides an immediate response to assess and admit the patient and offer services to family, including coordination of discharge and transfer to hospice care.

 

Qualifications: A Registered Nurse must have minimum of (2) years of clinical nursing experience. Community education experience is desired. A nurse must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and have a current license in the State of Florida or Alabama, as applicable, and be qualified to achieve licensure in both states within 6 months of hire date, if requested to do so. A Bachelor’s Degree or higher is highly desired. Experience must be in medical/surgical or oncology nursing, preferably with Hospice experience. Significant hospice experience and related healthcare education and clinical experience are highly desired. Candidate must possess strong interpersonal skills and be proactive in resolving challenging situations. To avoid any potential conflict of interest and to ensure regulatory compliance, Hospital Liaisons may not be employed by or as a consultant to any other employer while also employed at Covenant Hospice, without prior approval by the incumbent’s supervisor and then the Vice-President of Human Resources. Failure to comply with this requirement will result in disciplinary action. Must possess a valid Florida or Alabama driver’s license, as applicable, depending on assignment, and current automobile liability insurance and insurability under the company liability insurance are required. Must possess current CPR certification. Must have current CHPN credentials or obtain it within 1 year of hire/promotion.

 

 

Apply:

Apply online at http://jobs.covenanthospice.org/

Director, Regional LPH (RN required)

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

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Hospice Program: Chapters Health System, Inc.

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. We’ll help you navigate your individual experience – empowering you with more choices, education and guidance for these important chapters of life.

 

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:

Learn more and apply online at https://re2o.ultipro.com/LIF1002/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*0B8AFC399476F2F8

Director, Clinical Integration

Type of position: Director (Clinical), Nursing

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Hospice Program: Chapters Health System, Inc.

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: The Director of Clinical Integration is the corporate expert and primary resource for facilitating clinical integration of clinical practice with clinical applications. Under the strategic direction of the Vice President Clinical Integration, the role is responsible for planning, organizing, and leading the activities of defined strategies of clinical integration throughout the organization. Integration encompasses clinical quality of EMR data governance, operational integrity of clinical information systems, process improvement and education related to EMR optimization. The Director supervises the Clinical Integration Specialist, the Clinical Integration Analyst and EMR Team.

 

Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in nursing from an accredited college or university with a focus in nursing, health or medical informatics.
  • 5-10 years increasingly responsible experience in nursing, nursing supervision, nursing education and nursing administration.
  • Hospice or home health experience preferred.
  • Active Florida nursing license.
  • Informatics Nursing Certification, or similar board certification, or will obtain within 18 months.
  • Valid driver’s license and automobile insurance per company policy; able to travel locally.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Joint Commission standards.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Nursing Informatics standards and Health Informatics standards.
  • Experience in quality assurance and performance improvement.
  • In-depth knowledge of evidence based practice, research utilization and professional development principles.
  • Strong experience with information systems, clinical software and other computer applications. Experience at the expert level with Electronic Medical Records (EMR).
  • Experience guiding clinical design, planning, implementation and coordination of EMR for clinical users.
  • Project management certification and/or experience preferred.
  • Excellent written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and organization skills.
  • Able to speak effectively and persuasively before groups and individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

 

Apply:

Apply online at https://re2o.ultipro.com/LIF1002/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*9C84397F07C1EE98

RN, Patient Access – Fulltime

Type of position: Nursing

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 23, 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: https://re2o.ultipro.com/LIF1002/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*131B922465434F98

Pool Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Type of position: Nursing

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Hospice Program: Chapters Health Staffing, LLC

Location: Florida

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 Nurse Practitioner.

 

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 Chapters Health System, 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=*0EC49307F7797140

Nurse Practitioner

Type of position: Nursing

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 23, 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=*547466D56D562482

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.

 

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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.

 

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Read the complete job description and apply online HERE.

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/