Pediatric RN PRN - Hillsborough County
Company: Suncoast Hospice - Empath Health
Posted on: September 23, 2022
Empath Health is currently seeking a Pediatric RN to join our team.
If you are compassionate, motivated and interested in making a
positive impact in your community, you will find a rewarding career
at Empath Health.
Under physician's orders, the Pediatric Nurse is responsible for
identifying and coordinating patient/family needs and for providing
preventative and supportive care to terminally ill children with a
variety of health issues and their families. The Empath Health
Pediatric Nurse utilizes assessment, intervention, and teaching
skills to maximize patient comfort and to enhance the quality of
life to the patient/family unit. The Empath Health Pediatric Nurse
reports to Manager, Pediatric Services.
As a nonprofit, integrated network of care, Empath Health supports
anyone facing chronic or advanced illness. We help patients live as
comfortably and meaningfully as possible and offer assistance to
their families and caregivers along the way. No matter where
someone is on their journey, our spectrum of medical and emotional
support services provides compassionate care for each and every
Suncoast Hospice, Empath Home Health, and Empath Health Pharmacy
are proud to be accredited by the Joint Commission showing our
commitment to quality.
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
- Experience caring for children with life threatening illnesses
- Minimum 2 years pediatric experience, experience with high tech
- Licensure: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.
- 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
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 and COVID-19 program
is a condition of employment and a requirement for all Empath
Drug & Tobacco Free Workplace.
- EHWe 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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