Palliative Care Nurse Coordinator $5000 sign on
Company: Mercy Health
Posted on: April 4, 2021
Overview: Dignity Health Mercy San Juan Medical Center is a
370-bed not-for-profit Level 2 Trauma Center located in Carmichael,
California, serving the areas of north Sacramento County and south
Placer County for more than 50 years. It is one of the area's
largest and most comprehensive medical centers. Dedicated to the
community's well-being, our staff and volunteers provide excellence
in care for our patients each year. Mercy San Juan Medical Center
has received recognition for being a Comprehensive Stroke Center
and Center of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery, along with
Certificates of Excellence in Perinatal Care, Hip- and Knee-
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Summary: This position is responsible for planning, developing,
implementing, coordinating and evaluating palliative care services
in collaboration with the Sacramento area Mercy Hospitals and
Dignity Health, in a manner consistent with the Mission and
Philosophy of Dignity Health. Included in this responsibility is
developing and maintaining strong relationships with physicians and
hospital staff to deliver palliative, comfort care to seriously ill
and dying patients. In addition, this position is responsible to
collaborate with related healthcare practitioners, the patients and
their significant others in assisting with admissions of
appropriate patients to hospice service. This position is
responsible for the enhancement and promotion of palliative care in
the hospital, assuring educational opportunities; standards and
program development; quality improvement activities; consultation
and care management.
- Expert pain and symptom management, administration and
therapeutic effects of medications.
- Concepts of managed care, CQI and QA methodologies.
- Demonstrated clinical standards for hospice and palliative care
practice, community resources related to palliative care or hospice
- Demonstrated knowledge of Medicare and MediCal regulations,
Title 22, NHPCO and the Joint Commission standards, for Hospital,
Hospice and SNF, RCFE regulations.
- Ability to demonstrate competency with death and dying process,
terminal and chronic illness, grief, and coping skills.
- Effective Interpersonal Skills, problem-solving techniques
including conflict management skills. Excellent oral and written
communication skills and effective computer skills pain management,
pain mgmt, pain assessment, nurse, staff nurse, registered nurse,
rn, charge nurse, clinical nurse specialist, cns, nurse
practitioner, np, palliative care, palliative, advanced practice;
National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization, certified hospice
and palliative care nurse, chpn, pain management nursing
certification, certification for palliative care and hospice rn,
hospice & palliative nurses association, hospice and palliative
nurses association, clinical nurse leader, cnl, hospice and
palliative care certificate, hospice and palliative care
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- Current CA RN licensure & AHA BLS
- Minimum of five (5) years RN experience, preferably in
medical-surgical services, oncology nursing, hospice, geriatrics,
intensive care, and/or geriatric-psychiatry.
- Master of Science in Nursing or equivalent, BSN may be
considered in lieu of MSN with extensive experience
- Certification in Hospice and Palliative Care2
Associated topics: bsn, care unit, ccu, coronary, hospice,
intensive care unit, mhb, recovery, staff nurse, surgical
Keywords: Mercy Health, Carmichael , Palliative Care Nurse Coordinator $5000 sign on, Healthcare , Carmichael, California
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