Registered Nurse Float Pool - West Florida Hospital - Float
Company: Covenant Hospice
Posted on: September 23, 2022
Registered Nurse Float Pool - West Florida HospitalWhy Covenant
Are you a Healthcare Warrior? Want a competitive, engaging job with
great perks? Want a seat at the table to discuss strategy? Want to
see your ideas put into action? Then you want to look closely at a
career with Covenant Care.
Covenant Care is one of the largest non-profit providers of home
health, hospice, memory, palliative and private duty care in the
regions we serve. Our collaborative team of more than 600
physicians, nurses, aides, therapists and professional staff and
volunteers serve patients and families in communities throughout
Florida and Alabama. For more information, visit
choosecovenant.org, or visit us on Facebook, Instagram or
Ready to join our family?
Our teammates enjoy a supportive environment and flexible schedule
with advancement opportunities. Covenant Care's engaging culture is
founded upon mutual respect and trust. A place where employees feel
valued and patients and residents feel the service is
extraordinary. We recognize and celebrate the value of each
teammate's unique contributions and encourage a sense of ownership,
sharing our mission with patients, families and our
* Must have RN License in FL and AL. Position will support all
In-patient centers in Pensacola and Mobile.
The In-Patient Facility, Interdisciplinary Group RN, is a
professional nurse specially trained in the Hospice concept to
provide for the personal, physical, emotional and social needs of
the patient/family unit. He/she works with the Interdisciplinary
Group (IDG) to facilitate patient care activities; provide advice,
support and assistance to the team members as needed and is
responsible for ongoing patient/family evaluation and assessment.
The RN is an active participant in the Hospice program including
* A minimum of two (2) years of clinical nursing experience is
preferred. Experience must be in a Hospice or medical/surgical
setting either in a hospital, oncology or geriatric facility.
* Must have a current RN license issued by the State of Florida and
* Must possess current CPR certification.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
A. Competently performs all basic nursing skills. (See attached
"New Employee Nursing Skills List").
B. Utilizes new learning experiences to promote professional
C. Acquires and maintains necessary knowledge of Hospice In-Patient
Care Guidelines and documents acuity to patient level of care.
D. Maintains complete, accurate and up-to-date medical records and
other records pertaining to the provision of care. Documents all
contacts and has documentation in office per policy.
E. Participates every two weeks in patient care conferences.
F. Notifies Manager of all changes in status of patient as
necessary. Communicates with patient's physician and Hospice
G. Assists other team members and ensure the best care for the
patient/family according to the Hospice Concept.
H. Assists in creating and maintaining a climate that promotes
growth and harmonious relationships within the Hospice staff.
I. Contributes to the development and maintenance of a written
Hospice Care Plan for each patient and updates twice monthly or
more often if needed.
J. Develops Hospice Aide plan of care based on patient's personal
K. Assists with food preparation for patients in the Facility.
L. Assists with necessary housekeeping and laundry chores to
provide quality environment for the Facility at all times.
M. Assists Manager in maintaining health, fire and safety codes
according to established policies and procedures.
N. Will be cross-trained to work at either the Joyce Goldenberg
Hospice Residence and In-Patient Facility or at a hospital-based
Hospice In-Patient, depending on patient census/patient care
O. Assures utilization of Universal Precautions for infection
control at all times.
P. Promotes and maintains excellent communication skills and
working relationships with co- workers, Hospice staff, patients,
families and the community at large who visit the Hospice
Q. Determines the patient is hospice appropriate, documents to the
patient's terminality, and establishes and maintains the care plan
for medically necessary assessments and services. This applies to
determinations and consultations with members of the IDG, including
the Attending Physician or Hospice physician, in all circumstances
in which the level of care is to be assigned as Short-term
Inpatient Care or Continuous Care, and includes all actions
required in Covenant's policies and procedures regarding the
placement or removal of a patient from those categories of
R. As a member of the Interdisciplinary Group, is responsible for
determining and documenting the level of care status of patients,
and in particular, inpatient level of care, to ensure the patient
is appropriate and meets the criteria for short-term care needed to
manage pain and symptoms in an inpatient facility. This
responsibility includes appropriate management and documentation
with the patient's change in status either to short-term inpatient
care or removed from that status, and all monitoring of the care
during the inpatient period. This same requirement applies to
management and documentation of patients who are placed on a
Continuous Care level of care. Strict compliance with all rules and
regulations, including Covenant Hospice's policies and procedures,
S. Promotes a positive image of the Hospice concept throughout the
T. Completes Clinical Competency orientation within the 90-day
U. Performs other duties as may be assigned by the Manager.
V. Required to comply with all Covenant Hospice Policies,
Procedures and Personnel Policies, including those specifically
addressing disaster preparedness and response.
W. Works effectively with volunteer services to identify
patient/family needs that can be met by volunteers; offers
volunteer services to patients and families, as needed, throughout
their length of stay; requests volunteer services to meet
identified needs; documents volunteer interventions in the Plan of
Contact the Human Resources Department at 850.365.9659 for more
information. All qualified applicants will receive consideration
for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, protected veteran status, or disability
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