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Recent Grad RN - Residency Program - $5,000 Sign on Bonus

Apply Job ID RECEN007358 Date posted 2/8/2024 Position Type Full-Time

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Tidewell Hospice, a member of Empath Health is seeking a Recent Grad RN to join our 12-month Nurse Residency program! 

Do you feel called to a rewarding career as a Hospice Nurse?

About us: Tidewell Hospice, a mission-oriented, non-profit hospice in sunny Southwest Florida, has an opportunity for a recent RN graduate wishing to enter into a residency program to learn the specialty practice of hospice and to grow with a leader in hospice care.

Details:

  • We offer a 3:1 Nurse Resident / Clinical Coach ratio!
  • Weekly classroom education pertaining to the care of hospice patients & families will prepare the Nurse Resident to become a Certified Hospice Nurse after completion of the program. Exam fees are covered by Empath Health.
  • Schedule: 40 hours per week. Typically, 3x12 hour shifts in the Hospice House and 4 hours of clinical education per week.
  • Six months of practical experience facilitated by a Hospice Clinical Coach/Preceptor in a hospice house setting.
  • Scheduled rotations with other hospice teams as well as the Home, ALF, and Admissions service lines.
  • No Medical/surgical experience necessary
  • The Nurse Resident joins his or her new team in the seventh month with continued individualized orientation as needed.
  • $5,000 sign-on bonus!

    Position Requirements:

    • Recent grads welcome to apply! Must have less than 1 year of RN experience for the residency program.
    • ASN or BSN degree from an accredited program required.
    • Current Florida RN License or multi-state compact license required. 
    • Valid CPR certification from the American Red Cross or American Heart Association.
    • Prefers clinical experience with hospice or ALF patients. 
    • Must have a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance, and have means of transportation.
    • Must have medical clearance for communicable diseases and up-to-date immunizations before having direct participant contact.

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    Tidewell Hospice, member of 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. In every journey, we are dedicated to achieving comfort, dignity, and exceptional care. 

    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!

    If you are interested or have any questions about the Nurse Residency program, don't hesitate to reach Jennifer Grudzinski via text at 941-221-1682 or email at jgrudzinski@empathhealth.org. 

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