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Day Shift Charge Nurse, FCCCC

Job Details

Tallahassee, FL
Full Time
2 Year Degree
$41.00 - $41.00 Hourly

Why Big Bend Hospice?


Are you a compassionate and skilled nurse leader with 
clinical and managerial skills to care for patients while also providing guidance and leadership to other nurses? Look no further than our NEW state-of-the-art facility: First Commerce Center for Compassionate Care!

The 8-bed inpatient unit is 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 Charge Nurses:
(duties include, but are not limited to)

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the hospice philosophy.
  • Makes staff assignments based on patient’s needs and staff competency to ensure efficient utilization of resources.
  • Make rounds to ensure all patient needs are met and staff behaviors reflect the organization’s values.
  • Identifies problems with the quality of patient care and initiates actions for resolution and service recovery.
  • Serves as the clinical and systems information resource for staff, ensuring that nursing personnel follows departmental policies and procedures.
  • Ensures that supplies and durable medical equipment are available to meet the needs of the patients.
  • Assures that IDT develops the Plan of Care and assists staff in establishing goals appropriate for each patient.
  • Addresses employee behavior and relays performance issues/concerns to management in a timely manner. Provides input for the completion of performance evaluations.
  • Actively participates in interdisciplinary team (IDT) meetings; is punctual and comes prepared to discuss care plans 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.
  • 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.



  • 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