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Supportive Care RN Tampa FL - 942572

Tampa, FL 33602
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    942572

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieveyour lifes best work.(sm)

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The RN Supportive/Palliative Care nurse coordinates care and provides initial ongoing nursing assessment of the patient and family needs and coordination of the patients plan of care with interdisciplinary team members and the palliative care attending physician

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This position is 90% field based in Pinellas County, with 10% in the office located at: 500 N. Westshore Blvd. Tampa, FL

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Provides ongoing assessments of the impact of life-limiting chronic illness on the patients physical, functional, psychosocial and environmental needs
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  • Ability to perform procedures, to include, but not limited to wound care and dressing changes, phlebotomy and injections (B12, vaccines)
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  • Ability to conduct an advanced care discussion with a patient and their family and properly document their wishes in the electronic medical record
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  • Consults and educates the patient/family and other caregivers regarding the disease process, pain and symptom management, end of life care and processes for dealing with issues of ethical concern
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  • Coordinates all patient/family services and prioritization of needs with the members of the interdisciplinary team
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  • Documents in the electronic health record progress toward established goals as per standards
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  • Uses the case management approach and refers to other services as needed
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  • Maintains a patient case load, daily visits and point of care documentation levels as per standards
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  • Participates with the on-call rotation schedule and weekends as assigned
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Youll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • Registered Nurse with a current, unrestricted, license to practice in the state of Florida
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  • 5+ years of experience in a clinical, hospice or hospital, rehab or long term care setting
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  • Experience related to advanced care planning and discussions with patients regarding end-of-life wishes
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  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
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  • Access to reliable means of transportation
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  • This position requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctor's diagnosis of disease
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • BSN
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  • 2+ years of hospice/palliative experience
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  • Bilingual English/Spanish
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  • Proficient knowledge of palliative care and end-of-life symptom management
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"Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 550,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to doyour life's best work.(sm)

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Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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Job Keywords: Palliative RN, Hospice RN, RN Case Manager, RN, BSN, Palliative, Supportive care, assessment, Hospice, end-of-life, clinical, education, case manager, Microsoft excel, Managed care, field, travel, Pinellas, Clearwater, St. Petersburg, Largo, Tampa, FL, Florida

Posted: 2021-07-17 Expires: 2021-08-26

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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