RN – Crisis Care Team

Empath Health
March 1, 2023
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Suncoast Hospice, a member of Empath Health is currently seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) to join our Crisis Care team.

The Crisis Care Registered Nurse:
• In collaboration with the Primary RN, the Crisis Care RN is responsible for identifying crisis level Patient/Family needs and coordinating Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) provision of services under physician’s orders while under the Crisis Care level of care.
• Utilizes assessment, monitoring, intervention, and teaching skills to maximize patient comfort and enhance the quality of life for the Patient/Family unit.
• The Hospice RN reports to the Care Team Manager for Crisis Care Team.

Position Requirements

• Education and/or Experience: Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; Minimum of one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

• Prefer one (1) year experience in an acute or post acute care setting

• Preferred experience caring for terminal patients and others with life threatening illnesses.

• Licensure:

o Valid Florida license as a Registered Nurse
o Valid Florida State Driver’s License

• Continuing Education: As required for RN licensure

• Certifications: Valid CPR certification from the American Red Cross or American Heart Association.

• For field-based positions, employees must have reliable transportation which will enable them to perform tasks and responsibilities in a timely and appropriate fashion. Must provide proof of valid automobile insurance, a copy of which will be placed in the employee’s HR file.


Suncoast Hospice, Empath Home Health, and Empath Health Pharmacy are proud to be accredited by the Joint Commission showing our commitment to quality.

Empath Health values diversity as it strengthens our community and care. We embrace the diversity of cultures, thoughts, beliefs and traditions of our employees, volunteers and people we are honored to serve across our network. Our diverse staff reflects our community and each day, we work to be respectful, sensitive and competent with each other and those in our care. In every journey, we are dedicated to achieving comfort, dignity and exceptional care. Those of all backgrounds are welcome and encouraged to apply with us or seek our care and services

Our commitment to patient, client, staff and volunteer safety is a cornerstone of a High Reliability Organization with a focus on zero harm. Participation in the seasonal influenza and COVID-19 program is a condition of employment and a requirement for all Empath Health employees.

Providing compassionate, full life care is an honor we take seriously at Empath Health. Join our team and make a positive impact in the community!

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