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Senior Staff Nurse - Burgundy & Pearl Facility Teams

Company: Tidewell
Location: Palm Harbor
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Suncoast Hospice, a member of Empath Health, is seeking a Senior Staff Nurse to join the Empath team.

The Senior Staff Nurse:

  • Provides support and leadership in coordinating team functions in collaboration with and support of the Care Team Manager, including Quality Assessment Performance improvements, supervisory visits and other activities as appropriate.
  • An active, formal mentor and first line resource to the Nursing staff and a direct supervisor to the Hospice Aide staff on the Team, providing teaching, support and guidance.
  • Utilizes assessment, intervention and teaching skills to maximize patient comfort and to enhance the quality of life to the patient/family unit.
  • Responsible for identifying and coordinating patient/family needs and for guiding staff to provide preventative and supportive care to terminally ill patients/families. Position Requirements:
    • Education and/or Experience: Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Licensure: o Valid Florida license as a Registered Nurse

      o Valid Florida State Driver's License
      • Continuing education: As required for licensure
      • Certifications: o Valid CPR certification from the American Red Cross or American Heart Association

        o Current IV Therapy certification preferred. Must obtain the certification within six months of hire date.
        • Strong preference for at least one (1) year supervisory experience.
        • Strong preference for minimum of two (2) years Hospice experience.
        • 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.

          Suncoast Hospice, Empath Home Health, and Empath Health Pharmacy are proud to be accredited by the Joint Commission showing our commitment to quality.

          Empath Health values diversity as it strengthens our community and care. We embrace the diversity of cultures, thoughts, beliefs and traditions of our employees, volunteers and people we are honored to serve across our network. Our diverse staff reflects our community and each day, we work to be respectful, sensitive and competent with each other and those in our care. In every journey, we are dedicated to achieving comfort, dignity and exceptional care. Those of all backgrounds are welcome and encouraged to apply with us or seek our care and services.

          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 is a condition of employment and a requirement for all Empath Health employees.

          Providing compassionate, full life care is an honor we take seriously at Empath Health. Join our team and make a positive impact in the community!

Keywords: Tidewell, Palm Harbor , Senior Staff Nurse - Burgundy & Pearl Facility Teams, Healthcare , Palm Harbor, Florida

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