Adventist Health System Registered Nurse - Full Time Hospice - Day Shift (9am - 9pm) in Altamonte Springs, Florida
Hospice of the Comforter is the community, locally owned non-profit Hospice organization. The team here is dedicated to bringing mission-focused, faith-based care to residents of Seminole, Orange, and Osceola counties. Hospice of the Comforter is an equal opportunity employer and a Drug Free and a Tobacco Free workplace.
Hospice of the Comforter, with administrative offices located North of Orlando in Altamonte Springs, is seeking a full time Registered Nurse (RN) who is responsible for:
Visiting patient homes and providing after hours nursing services to Hospice of the Comforter patients through scheduled and unscheduled visits.
Responds to patients’ emergencies, assess patients’ condition.
Full Time - 36 hours/week - Includes 3, 12 hour shifts, 9:00am - 9:00pm.
Every-other Weekend Required.
Works outside normal business hours and during early morning hours to respond to patient emergencies.
Works from home and responds to orders from Triage Nurse to complete nursing visits by traveling to patient residence location to assess patient condition based on emergency or urgent needs.
Assesses patient condition and need for immediate care due to fall or other traumatic event. Communicates condition to Triage and/or Case Management staff, and receives and follows instructions.
Performs nursing procedures as instructed or indicated, such as insert catheters, feeding tubes, and if credentialed, administer intravenous medications.
Educates the patient’s family and other caregivers on hospice care and what services will be provided to the patient.
Coordinates patient needs for medications and/or medical equipment with the Triage Nurse and may deliver patient supplies, and pick up and deliver new prescriptions from the pharmacy to patient.
Communicates pertinent patient and employee information to interdisciplinary teams and Patient Care Managers on a daily basis.
Consults the Triage Nurse or on-call Nursing Manager regarding unusual situations and potential risk management issues, and confers with before initiating Crisis Care or approving General Inpatient (GIP) status.
Completes all documentation regarding patient contact activities timely, and ensures accuracy and completion.
Associates Degree is required.
A Bachelors of Science in Nursing is preferred
Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
Minimum of 3 years Registered Nurse experience is required.
Home health, acute care and triage nursing experience is preferred
A clear/active Florida RN license is required
Certified Hospice and Palliative Nursing (CHPN) certification is preferred
Knowledge of how to use an Electronic Medical Record is preferred
Registered Nurse, RN, Night Shift, Healthcare, Health, Nursing, Home Health, Hospice, Hospital
Primary Location: US-FL-Altamonte Springs
Organization Hospice of the Comforter
Job Level Staff / Associate
Education Level Associate's Degree
Travel Yes, 75 % of the Time
Job Posting Dec 6, 2018, 2:08:19 PM
Req ID: 274089
We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.