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Patient Care Coordinator RN - Hospice

Company: Halifax Health
Location: Port Orange
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:


Halifax Health - Hospice is seeking a Patient Care Coordinator (Registered Nurse).


The Hospice Patient Care Coordinator participates in all clinical management functions. Coordinates the activities of the interdisciplinary team in the various patient care settings. Responsible for clinical direction of all members of the interdisciplinary team with assistance of discipline specific team leaders. Responsible for staffing including the hiring and orientation of staff to assure adequate coverage to meet patient needs. Assures compliance with all state and federal regulations,

Job Qualifications

  • Currently licensed as an RN in State of Florida.
  • Associate degree from an accredited School of Nursing required.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Must work toward certification in Hospice/Palliative Care after 2 years hospice experience
  • 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.
  • Minimum of three years clinical nursing experience in community health, oncology, or medical-surgical nursing
  • Previous hospice experience preferred.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.Valid driving license and good driving record are required for this position.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Interviews, hires, orients and assigns appropriate staff to assure patient needs are met.
  • Provides staff with on-going education and clinical direction
  • Supervises, evaluates and counsels members of the interdisciplinary team as appropriate.
  • Participates as a member of the management team and supports organizational decisions
  • Manages and reviews the budget for errors and cost containment for the assigned team.
  • Participates in Quality/Performance Improvement and Utilization Review functions.

About Us

Halifax Health

Recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of healthcare services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, community hospital, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with four outreach locations, the area's largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, primary care walk-in clinics, a walk-in clinic specializing in women's health, two community clinics, three children's medical practices, a home healthcare agency, and an exclusive provider organization. Halifax Health offers the area's only Level II Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Emergency Department, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, complete Neurosurgical Services, OB Emergency Department and Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born as early as 28 weeks. For more information, visit halifaxhealth.org.

Keywords: Halifax Health, Port Orange , Patient Care Coordinator RN - Hospice, Other , Port Orange, Florida

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