• Registered Nurse - Hospice

    Job Locations US-FL-Port Orange
    Department
    HSP Port Orange Care Center
    Position Status
    Casual Pool
    Shift
    Variable
    Requisition Number
    2020-6709
  • Overview

    Halifax Health - Hospice is seeking a Registered Nurse for our Port Orange Care Center.

    Summary

    The Hospice RN will be responsible for coordination and implementation of the overall plan of care for the assigned patients in various hospice settings to assure the best possible quality of life is attained.

    Job Qualifications

    • Currently licensed as an RN in State of Florida. 
    • Associate degree from an accredited School of Nursing required.
      Bachelor's degree a plus.
    • Valid driving license and good driving record are required for this position.
    • Professionalism in interpersonal communication skills with patients, patient families, colleagues, physicians and ancillary department personnel.
    • Personal professional development, accountability, organization and leadership in the performance of professional nursing practice.
    • All full time RNs will assist in the provision of after hours and weekend coverage as assigned.
    • On-Call responsibilities required.

    Certifications as required by individual unit/area.

    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provides all aspects of care for the terminally ill patient
    • Provides patient and family education
    • Completes initial and on-going assessments
    • Provides pain and symptom management 
    • Develops an Interdisciplinary Plan of Care which reflect pt./family centered goals
    • Uses critical thinking skills
    • Participates in Quality Improvement activities
    • Maintains professional and positive working relationships
    • Promotes a holistic approach to the care of the terminally ill
       

    About Us

    Halifax Health

    Recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of healthcare services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, community hospital, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with four outreach locations, the area’s largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, primary care walk-in clinics, a walk-in clinic specializing in women’s health, two community clinics, three children’s medical practices, a home healthcare agency, and an exclusive provider organization.  Halifax Health offers the area’s only Level II Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Emergency Department, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, complete Neurosurgical Services, OB Emergency Department and Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born as early as 28 weeks.  For more information, visit halifaxhealth.org.

     

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