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Palliative Care Coordinator, RN - Nursing Administration - OSF008819

Hours per week: 40
Status (Benefits): Full-Time
Work Schedule: Mon-Fri
Location: 2500 W Reynolds St, Pontiac, IL, United States

2500 W Reynolds St, Pontiac, IL, United States

Job Description

Description

The Palliative Care Coordinator provides clinical support, education and development, case management and supervisory functions for OSF HealthCare Saint James - John W. Albrecht Medical Center.  The Coordinator ensures appropriate tracking of data and outcomes, runs Palliative Care Team meetings, serves as Palliative Care representative on Ministry Supportive Care, and enters required data. The Coordinator is also a Palliative Nurse and assists in responding to referrals, educating/mentoring nurses and other clinicians in evidence-based palliative care, assisting patients with post hospital discharge care planning, functioning as case manager for patients of OSF HealthCare Saint James - John W. Albrecht Medical Center Palliative Care Program. Provides care for patients and family/ significant others across the life span based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and related criteria appropriate to the age of patients served in assigned service area. Rotates weekend call.

 

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Bachelor’s degree in Nursing required within 6 years of hire

 

Minimum of 3-5 years of clinical experience  

 

Hospice/Palliative Care Nursing Certification or to pursue certification within two years. 

 

Currently Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Illinois

 

 

Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills

 

Demonstrated leadership ability and capable of priority setting

 

Strong knowledge of the nursing process and problem solving

 

Computer experience (word processing and data analysis)

 

Understanding of the principles of performance improvement, case management, discharge planning, utilization review, and medical records

 

Understands the basics workings of Joint Commission, DRG’s, and Medicare, Medicaid, and managed care reimbursement. Has a proven record of teamwork

 

Ability to work independently

 

 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Baccalaureate degree in nursing is preferred

 

CHPN Certification preferred

 

 

 

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled

Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.

 

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