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Providence RN - Hospice Snohomish Inpatient Care Center in Everett, Washington

Description

Providence is calling a RN Nurse Clinician (0.6 FTE, Night shift) to work in the Hospice Snohimish at Senior & Community Services Hospice in Snohomish, WA

The Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Clinician will provide holistic care to terminally ill pediatric or adult patients and their families by assessing the needs of the patient, and then planning, coordinating, implementing, and as needed, revising the Plan of Care. The RN Nurse Clinician works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary hospice group (IDG)with the goals of anticipating changes in the patient's condition, avoiding crises, promoting patient and family choice, assuring continuity of care, and enhancing the quality of life of dying patients. Shift, schedule and caseload of shifts and caseload may vary according position assignment.

In this position you will:

  • Assess the needs of terminally ill hospice and palliative patients and families, with special attention to the symptoms and comfort of the dying patient

  • Develop and/or implement a holistic Hospice Plan of Care that includes medication, procedures, treatments, patient’s goals and family values

  • Implement nursing interventions based on the Plan of Care and Hospice policies and procedures

  • Anticipate disease progression and implications for symptom management

  • Inform patient and family of current and anticipated changes in patient condition as appropriate

  • Instruct patient and family in all aspects of care and end of life

  • Develop and/or update a Hospice Aide Plan of Care; provide supervision to Hospice Aides and LPN’s as required

Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Associate's Degree/Bachelor's Degree in Nursing -or- equivalent education/experience

  • Current Washington State Driver's license

  • Automobile insurance

  • Current Healthcare Provider CPR certification

  • Demonstrated skills in clinical nursing assessment and treatment skills

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • Current Washington State professional licensure or certification is required; hospice certification or advanced certification

  • One (1) year of Nursing experience; some pediatric nursing experience required for a position in the Stepping Stone or Carousel Programs

  • Prior Hospice, Homecare, Long Term Care, medical/surgical, and/or oncology experience

  • Knowledge of hospice and palliative care practices

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence Hospice and Home Care provides quality, timely, comprehensive medical care in the homes of patients in Snohomish County in Washington State, including Camano Island. Our Mission is to improve the quality of life of our community by providing professional, compassionate, quality care, in appropriate settings, enabling individuals and families to manage health care problems and life-threatening illnesses. The wide-ranging care we provide includes the service of physicians, registered nurses, CWCN registered nurse wound care specialists, medical social workers, rehabilitation therapists, home health aides, chaplains and volunteers.

Our Inpatient Hospice Care Center provides a unique alternative to traditional home-based care for hospice patients who need symptom management which cannot be provided in the home. Located at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett, the center serves patients in the hospital and offers the community a complete continuum of hospice care.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

Requsition ID: P363339
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Patient Care (Non-Acute)
Job Function: Clinical Care
Schedule: Part time
Shift: Day
Career Track: Nursing
Department: 3305 HOSPICE CARE CENTER WA
Address: WA Everett 2731 Wetmore Ave

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.