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Registered Nurse - Full Time Hospice - Night Shift (9pm - 9am) in Altamonte Springs, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 1/20/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
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  • Job Function
  • Travel
    Yes, 75 % of the Time
  • Shift
  • Application Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Hospice Care Central FL

Job Description

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, 9:00pm - 9:00am.
  • 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
Additional Requirements:
  • 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

Position Location:  
Job:  Nursing
Organization:  AdventHealth Hospice Care Central FL
Primary Location:  US-FL-Altamonte Springs
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Night
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  Associate's Degree
Travel:  Yes, 75 % of the Time
Job Posting:  Nov 20, 2018, 8:58:33 AM

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