Admissions Nurse - RN

Hospice of Marion County - Ocala, FL3.5

30+ days ago
Work Days/Hours: Weekdays 12:00 noon-9:00 pm with rotating coverage for weekends/holidays and periodic on-call coverage.

Must undergo nicotene testing and work in nicotene-free facilities.

To achieve our vision, we make commitments to those whose lives we touch on a daily basis. We value our internal and external customers. The values shared by the members of Hospice of Marion County, Inc, define our company curlture - * Respect * Integrity * Stewardship * Teamwork * Recognition * - we speak and live our values every day, with every person, every time!

Come join a team of extraordinary professionals who are dedicated to the mission of providing exceptional, compassionate end-of-life care to our community. The Admissions Nurse provides education and comfort to patients and their loved ones at their most difficult time. The job is a rewarding one - it combines the use of knowledge and communication as well as the ability to provide patients and families with a team of professionals who will guide them through this journey.

JOB SUMMARY:
As a member of the Admission Interdisciplinary Team, the Admission Nurse is responsible for the initial nursing assessment by conducting a clinical and psycho-social assessment, incorporating psycho-social, spiritual, cultural, physical, patient/family relationships and appropriate nursing interventions. Originates the plan of care, provides nursing care, education on pain and symptom management, and support to the patient, family and/or caregivers.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum of Associate's Degree in Nursing; Bachelors Degree preferred.
Current Florida RN license in good standing.
Minimum of (1) one year clinical nursing experience.
Excellent assessment skills required.
Current CPR Certification required.
Valid Florida Driver’s License, current automobile insurance coverage and access to reliable transportation.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical ability to access buildings.
Ability to communicate with customers and provide feedback.
Frequent use of hands and arms to reach, lift, carry and move objects.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move a bed bound patient, using appropriate equipment or techniques; weights may vary from 10 – 250 pounds.
This position performs tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids or tissue. Employees are offered the opportunity to receive the Hepatitis B vaccination series.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision.
Works inside and outside, with many interruptions.
Noise level in work environment is usually high.