Advance Practice Registered Nurse - AdventHealth Hospice Care
Location Address: 480 W. Central Parkway, Altamonte Springs, FL 32714
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Hospice Care
AdventHealth Hospice Care is the only not-for-profit, faith-based, Hospice provider in the Greater Orlando Area
We are part of the largest healthcare system in the area, AdventHealth
For almost 30 years, we have provided compassionate care to patients and families during their time of need
We are a growing organization looking for special talent to come and grow with us
Besides offering world-class entertainment at the theme parks, the Central Florida area boasts many other entertainment options, such as state parks, nearby beaches, restaurants, performing arts, and professional sports
Full Time / Day
You Will Be Responsible For:
Provides medical care for hospice patients.
Utilizes assessment, intervention and teaching to maximize patient comfort and to enhance the quality of life to the patient/family unit.
Evaluates the health status of selected patients, orders treatment plans and provides education to patients and their families under the supervision of a licensed physician.
Performs clinical evaluations and reviews diagnostic studies of patients under the supervision of a licensed physician.
Participates in interdisciplinary team conferences of the facility teams, as needed.
Interacts with patients and families to manage the psychological, social and family issues regarding hospice and the services rendered.
What You Will Need:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made when requested, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
A. Education and Training: Masterâ™s Degree in Nursing with Nurse Practitioner designation is required.
B. Experience: A minimum of 3 years of experience in medical nursing, hospice and/or critical care experience and a minimum of 2 years experience as an APRN is required. Experience with symptom and pain management is preferred.
C. Certificates and Licenses Required: Clear/Active Florida APRN license required. Basic Life Support certification required. Certified Hospice and Palliative Nursing Certification is preferred.
The APRN is responsible for evaluating and coordinating patient/family needs to enable preventative and supportive care under supervision of the Executive Medical Director.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.