Providence Health & Services RN – Triage in Tukwila, Washington
Providence is calling a Triage Registered Nurse (RN) (Hospice, Evenings, 1.0) to Providence Hospice of Seattle in Tukwila, Washington. Hospice nurses will tell you what a privilege it is to care for patients and their families at the end of their lives. We get to see people where they reside and focus on their goals and improving the quality of their lives. If you are interested in a rewarding career, Providence Hospice might be the opportunity you are looking for! We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
In this position you will:
Assess the needs of terminally ill hospice and palliative patients and families by phone, with special attention to the symptoms and comfort of the dying patient; provide immediate problem-solving support.
Contact covering MD’s to obtain needed medications, arrange for nursing visit if needed, and/or provide follow-up communication to other Hospice staff regarding patient/family needs.
Implement nursing interventions based on the Plan of Care and Hospice policies and procedures.
Inform patient and family of current and anticipated changes in patient condition as appropriate.
Be responsible with assistance from the MSW, for understanding patients’ insurance benefits and managing care in a cost effective manner.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
Current Washington State professional licensure or certification
Current Healthcare Provider Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification
Current Washington State Driver's license and automobile insurance
1 year nursing experience is required; some pediatric nursing experience required for a position in the Stepping Stone Program
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Hospice certification or advanced certification
Prior hospice, home health, long-term Care, medical/surgical, and/or oncology experience
Prior experience with telephone triage
Prior experience using Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and Microsoft Office Suite including Word and Outlook
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
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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.
Job Category: Hospice Nursing
Req ID: 201410