Registered Nurse Hospice Inpatient Unit Orlando PRN Night at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/14/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
  • Travel
    Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Shift
    3 - Night

Job Description


Registered Nurse Hospice Inpatient Unit - AdventHealth Hospice Care

Location Address: 601 East Rollins Street, Orlando, FL 32803

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:  
  • PRN Night Shift
You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Provides patient care in a home like setting in the IPU.  
  • Provides professional level skilled nursing care to patients and applies palliative nursing principles and techniques in the treatment of patients in the IPU.
  • Conducts admissions assessments of patients being admitted to the IPU.
  • Communicates with family members to apprise them of patient’s condition and provides nursing care, emotional support and education to the patient/family/caregiver.
  • Answers patient’s call bell in a timely manner.
  • Completes all required documentation for patient’s records in the electronic medical records database system in the prescribed manner, to include assessments, medications and treatments. 

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: Associates Degree is required; a Bachelors of Science in Nursing is preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted at the discretion of the Administrator.

B.     Experience: A Minimum of 3 years nursing experience in a Hospital or Inpatient Unit environment or related field.  Hospice experience, preferred.

C.     Certificates and Licenses Required:  A clear/active Florida Registered Nurse (RN) License and Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required.  Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse (CHPN) certification is preferred.


Job Summary:

The IPU RN is responsible for identifying patient/family/caregiver needs and providing and supervising nursing care to patients in the inpatient unit at Hospice of the Comforter in accordance with the plan of care, and policies and procedures.

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

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