This RN will work closely with Palliative Care and will be stationed at various hospitals to help divert admissions from the ER or expedite discharges. RN Coordinator/Palliative role. The reasons to work at MultiCare are as unique as the people who do. Join us for the professional challenges you seek. In the settings you prefer. With schedules that fit your life. Learn more at www.multicarejobs.org
Position Summary: The RN Palliative Care Coordinator functions as a consultant, clinician and mentor in the delivery and evaluation of palliative care services to patients; assists with triaging and coordination of consultations.This RN will be working directly in the ED to assess patients' Goals of Care using Palliative Care Principles. This may include identifying patients whose goals would be best met with a referral to Hospice or Palliative care instead of a hospital admission.In collaboration with the multidisciplinary healthcare team, the Coordinator is responsible and accountable for the provision of educational opportunities to promote an optimal level of knowledge and performance skills for nursing personnel to enhance the quality of patient care.Utilizing the principles of growth and development over the life span, the Coordinator demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide/teach age appropriate care within the assigned clinical areas.
Palliative Care experience or Hospice Experience is required.
EPIC EMR experience is a plus. This position will report to Hospice Leadership while closely working with the Palliative Care Program.
Minimum Requirements: One year Home Health or Hospice experience preferred Minimum of one (1) year Medicare Certified Home Health or Hospice experience preferred
Education/Licenses/Certifications: Bachelor's degree in Nursing, or obtained within three years from the initial date of hire Licensed in the State of Washington as a Registered Nurse Current CPR Certification National Certification in Hospice and Palliative Nursing preferred
Position Type: Full-Time Regular Full Time Employee: YesPrimary Shift: Day Work Schedule: Day
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