Providence is calling a RN Nurse Clinician (Per Diem, Day Shift) to work in the Hospice Seattle at Senior & Community Services Hospice in Tukwila, 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 include:
Associate's Degree/Bachelor's Degree in Nursing -or- equivalent education/experience
Current Washington State Driver's license
Current Healthcare Provider CPR certification
Demonstrated skills in clinical nursing assessment and treatment skills
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
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 of Seattle is a not-for-profit, community-based hospice ministry serving patients in their places of residence throughout King County in Washington state. We provide comprehensive and compassionate physical, emotional, and spiritual care to adults and children nearing the end of their lives, including support for their families and friends. Our skilled and compassionate team includes nurses, medical social workers, home health aides, chaplains, occupational/physical therapists, medical directors, grief support counselors and volunteers.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details — http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits
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: 102822
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Patient Care (Non-Acute)
Job Function: Clinical Care
Career Track: Nursing
Department: 3305 HOSPICE WA SEATTLE
Address: WA Tukwila 2811 S 102nd St
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