Home Health RN - PRN Suncoast Hospice - Empath Health - Palm Harbor, FL
Company: Suncoast Hospice - Empath Health
Location: Palm Harbor
Posted on: January 9, 2022
North Pinellas/West Pasco County
Empath Health is a nonprofit integrated network of care that
provides expert, life-changing health care to those with chronic
and advanced illnesses. Empath Health includes hospice, palliative
home health and physician services, independent living assistance
and day care for seniors, HIV services and advance care
Empath Home Health is a nonprofit provider of comprehensive home
health care services based in Pinellas County. As a member of
Empath Health, our focus is helping homebound patients and their
caregivers manage their illness or condition and enjoy a better
quality of life.
We are currently seeking an experienced and compassionate Home
Health RN to be responsible for identifying and coordinating
patient/family needs and for providing palliative, preventative and
rehabilitative care to the patient/family unit. The RN utilizes
assessment, intervention and teaching skills to mazimize patient
comfort and to enhance the quality of life to the patient/family
unit. The RN follows all home care regulatory and compliance
requirements and meets all Joint Commitment standards.
Mission: Through every step of every journey, we offer compassion
through extraordinary care, hope through innovative services and
inspiration through endless encouragement.
Vision: To be the leader in life-changing health care.
--- Education and/or Experience: Associate's degree (A.A.) or
equivalent from two-year college or technical school; three (3)
years nursing experience, with at least one (1) year acute care
setting preferred; or equivalent combination of education and
- Minimum of one (1) year home health experience with thorough
understanding of State, Federal and Joint Commission Home Health
Agency Regulatory Standards preferred.
o Valid Florida license as a Registered Nurse
o Valid Florida State Driver's License
- Continuing Education: As required for licensure.
- Certifications: CPR required
- Post Offer Employment Testing (POET) or Fit for Duty
examination (as necessary) with "Capable" result required.
- Intravenous therapy training and experience preferred.
- Preferred experience caring for terminal patients and others
with life threatening illnesses.
- The ability to type 25 wpm is highly preferred. Must receive a
passing grade on a pre-employment computer literacy
- For field-based positions, employees must have reliable
transportation which will enable them to perform tasks and
responsibilities in a timely and appropriate fashion. Must provide
proof of valid automobile insurance, a copy of which will be placed
in the employee's HR file.
Applicants provisionally accepted for employment will be required
to undergo a fitness for duty evaluation. The individual will be
required to simulate the tasks that they would normally be expected
to perform in their role. Those who qualify under ADA (Americans
with Disabilities Act) will be provided with reasonable
accommodations to assist in the performance of the evaluated
Our commitment to patient, client, staff and volunteer safety is a
cornerstone of a High Reliability Organization with a focus on zero
harm. Participation in the seasonal influenza and COVID-19 program
is a condition of employment and a requirement for all Empath
Drug & Tobacco Free Workplace.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate
against any employee or applicant for employment because of race,
color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation,
gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or
any other federal, state or local protected class.
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