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Hospice RN II - Hospice

Company: Halifax Health - Medical Center of Port Orange
Location: Port Orange
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Hospice RN IIOverview

Halifax Health - Hospice is seeking a Regsitered Nurse for our Hospice- Admissions Team


The Hospice RN II is responsible for all hospice referrals in the hospital setting. Completing all processes to

admit medically eligible patients to our hospice program in a variety of locations (hospital, home, nursing

homes, ALF, etc.) days/evenings/weekends/holidays/on-call 7 days a week as assigned.

Job Qualifications

* Graduated from an accredited nursing program
* Valid Florida license for Registered Nurse (RN)
* Valid driver's license with a good driving record; Personal car in good working order
* Minimum 1 year experience in Medical Surgery or equivalent
* Hospice experience preferred

Job Duties and Responsibilities

* Providing information/education about hospice services, end of life care, advance directives, treatment options vs. comfort care, hospice eligibility criteria, levels of care, and financial responsibility to all referrals; Admit referrals who meet eligibility
* Performing patient assessment and documentation of patient eligibility and care needs
* Completing admission process
* Ensuring patient and patient care giver have all immediate care needs for services, equipment, medication and supplies
* Providing immediate needs for pain and symptom management
* Coordinating safe transfer from the hospital to alternate care locations
* Perform patient assessment and documentation of the ongoing General In Patients and assist with transfer if applicable
* Orienting new staff

About Us

Recognized as one of the 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals--- in the United States by IBM Watson Health---, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of health care services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, two community hospitals, urgent care clinics, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with five outreach locations, the area's largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, primary care walk-in clinics, a clinic specializing in women's health, a pediatric care community clinic, five pediatric medical practices, a home health care agency and an exclusive provider organization. Halifax Health offers the area's only Level II Trauma Center, Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center (TSC), Center for Transplant Services, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, complete Neurosurgical Services, OB Emergency Department and Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born earlier than 28 weeks. For more information, visit halifaxhealth.org.

Keywords: Halifax Health - Medical Center of Port Orange, Port Orange , Hospice RN II - Hospice, Healthcare , Port Orange, Florida

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