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Registered Nurse - Hospice - Hospice

Company: Halifax Health - Medical Center of Port Orange
Location: Port Orange
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse - HospiceOverview

Halifax Health - Hospice is seeking a Registered Nurse for our


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

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 , Registered Nurse - Hospice - Hospice, Healthcare , Port Orange, Florida

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