Are you a nurse that is an independent, confident, self-starter, who can complete tasks quickly and correctly? Can you make decisions under pressure with limited supervision? This position requires a strong sense of urgency, initiative and driven to get things done correctly. 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.
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. ER or ICU experience encouraged. 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.
Please send all applications to the Hospice Provider listed on the job listing. Florida Hospice & Palliative Care Association will not accept or forward any applications received.