Hospice Inpatient Unit Registered Nurse (IPU RN)- AdventHealth Hospice Care
Location Address: Altamonte Springs, FL
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Hospice Care
AdventHealth Hospice Care is the only not-for-profit, faith-based, Hospice provider in the Greater Orlando Area
We are part of the largest healthcare system in the area, AdventHealth
For almost 30 years, we have provided compassionate care to patients and families during their time of need
We are a growing organization looking for special talent to come and grow with us
Besides offering world-class entertainment at the theme parks, the Central Florida area boasts many other entertainment options, such as state parks, nearby beaches, restaurants, performing arts, and professional sports
Full time, Night Shift, 6:45pm-7:15am
You Will Be Responsible For:
Provides professional level skilled nursing care to patients and applies palliative nursing principles and techniques in the treatment of patients in the IPU.
Communicates with family members to apprise them of patientâ™s condition and provides nursing care, emotional support and education to the patient/family/caregiver.
Completes all required documentation for patientâ™s records in the electronic medical records database system in the prescribed manner, to include assessments, medications and treatments.
Communicates with interdisciplinary staff including Physician, Psychosocial staff, Patient Care Managers, Nurse Case Managers, Pastoral staff, and other members of the team to request service or notify of death.
Communicates with family members and care givers when death occurs or in response to inquiries regarding patient condition.
What You Will Need:
Associates Degree is required; a Bachelors of Science in Nursing is preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted at the discretion of the Administrator.
A Minimum of 3 years nursing experience in a Hospital or Inpatient Unit environment or related field. Hospice experience, preferred.
A clear/active Florida Registered Nurse (RN) License and Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required. Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse (CHPN) certification is preferred.
The IPU RN is responsible for identifying patient/family/caregiver needs and providing and supervising nursing care to patients in the inpatient unit at Hospice of the Comforter in accordance with the plan of care, and policies and procedures.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.