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Day Shift RN, FCCCC

Job Details

Tallahassee, FL
2 Year Degree
$37.00 - $37.00 Hourly

Why Big Bend Hospice?


Apply today to work at our new state-of-the-art facility! Are you a compassionate and skilled nurse looking for a rewarding career opportunity? 

The First Commerce Center for Compassionate Care is an 8-bed inpatient unit currently under construction on the 3rd floor of Tallahassee Memorial Hospital.

Big Bend Hospice seeks dedicated Registered Nurses to join our new FCCCC team. As an employee of BBH, you’ll have the chance to make a meaningful impact in patients' lives while advancing your professional growth.

As the Registered Nurse (RN) you will provide high-quality patient-centered care to end-of-life patients. Actively support and promote the philosophy and mission statement.

Full-time Schedule: (3) 12-hour shifts, rotating weekends and holidays



Why Big Bend Hospice?

Hospice work is not a job – it’s a calling.

Caring for patients and their families at the end of life requires exceptional people with the spirit and commitment to providing compassionate care.

Big Bend Hospice has been the “Hometown Hospice” in the Florida Big Bend area since 1983. Our non-profit's mission is to “inspire hope by positively impacting the way our community experiences serious illness or grief one family at a time.”

Big Bend Hospice strives to be the employer of choice and is committed to providing the education, tools, and work environment to allow employees to perform at their best. For more information about Big Bend Hospice, visit or us on Instagram or Facebook.

Our Culture

Our culture is cultivated using the following values:

  • Integrity - We demonstrate integrity in everything we do
  • Accountability - We hold ourselves accountable to the highest standards
  • Respect - We respect our patients and the families we serve, and we respect one another
  • Stewards - We are good stewards of our resources
  • Innovation - We strive for increased knowledge and explore innovative ways to fulfill our mission
  • Excellence - We are committed to excellence and helping each employee reach their highest potential

Duties, Qualifications, and Perks

Our Hospice Nurses:
(duties include, but are not limited to)

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the hospice philosophy.
  • Understand the disease process progresses. Providing comfort care to actively dying patients.
  • Educate patients and families regarding death and dying.
  • Possess critical thinking skills to clarify goals, examine assumptions, discern hidden values, evaluate evidence, accomplish action, and assess conclusions.
  • Demonstrate good interpersonal relationships with patients, families, co-workers, and other health team members. Communicates with medical providers in a clear and concise manner.
  • Assists patients, families, colleagues, and self in coping with suffering, grief, loss, and bereavement in end-of-life care.
  • Shows commitment to learning and professional development. Applies knowledge gained from palliative care research to end-of-life education and care.
  • Utilizes electronic medical records and other electronic devices to their fullest potential.
  • Follows rounding protocol to check on patient needs and well-being.
  • Greets the patient and any visitors and explains the rationale for interventions.
  • Addresses the 3 P’s during patient assessments: positioning, potty (personal needs), and pain.
  • Actively participates in interdisciplinary team (IDT) meetings; is punctual and comes prepared to discuss plans of care for assigned patients.
  • Proactively apply pain and symptom management principles to nursing interventions for quality patient care.
  • Provides active listening and frequently interacts with patients and visitors.


  • Must have an active Florida RN License
  • A Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree is preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years of nursing experience required
  • Hospice, Home Health, Oncology, or ICU experience preferred
  • Compassionate with sound judgment
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and medical software systems
  • Ability to handle stress and long shifts
  • Valid drivers license

We Got the Perks:

  • Annual PTO accrual based on years of service. For example, 0-2 years of service receive 120 hours of PTO.
  • 9 paid holidays annually
  • Medical (UHC), dental, vision, STD, LTD, FSA, EAP, life insurance, and supplemental life insurance
  • 5% 403B match after one year of employment with us
  • Employee recognition programs and discounts
  • PSLF (Public Service Loan Forgiveness) eligibility for most roles

COVID-19 considerations:
All employees are required to have proof of COVID-19 Vaccination or exemption upon hire.


Join a Team that inspires hope!

Big Bend Hospice is an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals. We celebrate diversity without discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, military service status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics