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Registered Nurse Palliative Care Coordinator

Company: St. David's South Austin Medical Center
Location: Austin
Posted on: February 9, 2024

Job Description:

Description IntroductionAre you looking for a place to deliver excellent care patients deserve? At St. David's South Austin Medical Center we support our colleagues in their positions. Join our Team as a(an) Registered Nurse Palliative Care and access programs to assist with every stage of your career.BenefitsSt. David's South Austin Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

    Are you a continuous learner? With more than 94,000 nurses throughout HCA Healthcare, we are one of the largest employers of nurses in the United States. Education is key to excellence! As a majority owner of Galen College of Nursing, which joins Research College of Nursing and Mercy School of Nursing as educational facilities within the HCA Healthcare family, we make it easier and more affordable to gain certifications and job skills. Apply today for our Registered Nurse Palliative Care opening and continue to learn!
    Job Summary and QualificationsAs a Palliative Care Nurse Coordinator, you will be responsible for the development and implementation of a palliative care program. You will provide guidance, support, and education to healthcare team members in the overall delivery of services related to palliative care.
    • You will establish a palliative care plan for all palliative care patients based upon assessments, patient care standards, and patient and family preferences
    • You will consult and collaborate with healthcare team members to develop a plan of care and palliative care recommendations
    • You will ensure consistent, complete, and thorough nursing documentation
    • You will review physician orders related to palliative care, and write or enter orders into the system accurately
    • You will provide timely communication to nurses and/or physicians regarding changes to the plan of care and/or changes in the patient's condition
    • If necessary, you will provide basic life support in collaboration with the healthcare team
    • You will maintain and review patient records, charts, and documents for accuracy, quality, and best practices related to palliative care
    • You will provide palliative care data, including the number of consults, referrals, conversions to hospice, and changes in level of careJob RequirementsExperience
      • 1 year of clinical nursing experience as a Registered Nurse (RN)
      • Previous experience in Hospice and Palliative Care nursing
      • Critical care experience in a hospital setting - preferredEducation
        • Associate's degree in Nursing (ADN)
        • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) - preferred
        • Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) - preferredLicenses and Certifications
          • Current State of Texas Registered Nurse (RN) license or Compact Registered Nursing License. If Compact License, Texas license must be obtained within 90 days of hire
          • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification as per St. David's Healthcare policy
          • Certified Palliative and Hospice Care Nurse (CHPN) - preferred
            "Good people beget good people."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.

            HCA Healthcare Co-Founder If growth and continued learning is important to you, we encourage you to apply for our Registered Nurse Palliative Care opening. Our team will promptly review your application. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: St. David's South Austin Medical Center, Austin , Registered Nurse Palliative Care Coordinator, Healthcare , Austin, Texas

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