Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Hospice at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 10/8/2020

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  • Travel
    Yes, 100 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


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
Work Hours/Shift:  
  • 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: Master’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. 

Job Summary:

The APRN is responsible for evaluating and coordinating patient/family needs to enable preventative and supportive care under supervision of the Executive Medical Director.

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

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