RN - Palliative Care Coordinator

Job Details

Job Number:
83978

Location:
Tacoma, WA

Entity:
MultiCare Health System

Category:
Nursing-RN Professional

Department:
Admin Post Acute Care

Specialty:
Home Health & Hospice

Employment Type:
Full-Time Regular

Shift:
Day

Schedule:
Monday - Friday

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Position Summary:
The 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. 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; is responsible for assisting in the development and maintenance of educational information/programs for caregiver teams, providers and students affiliating within the MultiCare Health System. This position assists with staff debriefing and with the confronting moral distress; assists with the development of policies and practice improvement. The Palliative Care Coordinator also develops, institutes, and maintains patient/family education and support material/programs as appropriate. 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.

Minimum Requirements:
5 years critical care or oncology experience

Education/Licenses/Certifications:
MSN (Master of Science in Nursing) required or in progress
Licensed as a professional nurse in the State of Washington
Certification in Hospice and Palliative Care Nursing.

Position supports Tacoma, Puyallup and Auburn, some travel required.

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