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Registered Nurse Palliative Care Navigator Full Time in Zephyrhills, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 3/5/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Function
    Case Management
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Zephyrhills and Dade City

Job Description

Registered Nurse Palliative Care Navigator AdventHealth Zephyrhills

Location Address: 7050 Gall Boulevard Zephyrhills, Florida 33541

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Zephyrhills
  • AdventHealth Zeph/Dade City Named One of America’s Best Hospitals for Heart Care, Orthopedics, Stroke Centers and Patient Safety three years in a row “2017-2019” by the Women’s Choice Award
  • Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A Spring/Fall 2018
  • One of only 35 Hospitals Nationally Named as a Top General Hospital by The Leapfrog Group
  • Four Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures in 2019 by Health grades
  • First in Florida to earn Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee by The Joint Commission
Work Hours/Shift:
FT Days
You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Coordinates care in collaboration with the Palliative care team to ensure that patients have the community resources to be successful post discharge.
  • Ensures that patients understand and have the ability to make post hospital appointments.
  • Coordinates with the patients’ physicians and post-acute Palliative/Hospice providers to ensure continuity of care once patient is discharged.
  • Provides support and education to targeted patient populations, i.e., Palliative and/or Hospice appropriate.
  • Works closely with Palliative Care team, local Hospice providers, physicians, and nurses to assure the appropriate post discharge plan is in place for Palliative and Hospice patients.

What You Will Need:
  • Recent hospital nursing experience
  • Knowledgeable of current care practices for the high risk diagnoses as identified by CMS.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with patients and skilled in assessment of educational needs.
  • Demonstrates effective communication with various members of the healthcare team including staff, physicians, post acute providers, and community resource liaisons.
  • Knowledgeable regarding availability of community resources.
  • Knowledgeable of regulatory standards.
  • Knowledgeable of Corporate Accountabilites
  • Ability to communicate effectively and present information to both large and small groups
  • Ability to manage stresses and handles challenging situations and personalities.
  • Computer knowledge and skills       
  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing
  • Recent nursing experience in acute hospital environment
  • RN must have an active Florida License
Job Summary:

The goal of the Palliative Care Navigator is to ensure that high-risk chronically ill patients are appropriately aligned with the most effective post-acute services in an effort to improve post hospital outcomes and patients’ abilities to manage their chronic illness(es).  This will include, but is not limited to home healthcare, palliative care, patient education, primary medical care, skilled nursing, support groups, and community resources as needed to improve the overall health and wellbeing of chronically ill patients being discharged from AdventHealth Zephyrhills.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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