Develops, directs and champions palliative care services in the I-80 Region. Responsible for day to day functioning of the inpatient palliative care team at Saint Elizabeth Medical Center and for coordination of Supportive Care services across the I-80 Region. Seeks opportunities to provide seamless palliative care across the continuum.
MSW, APN, or RN
RN - BSN or BSN within 6 years of hire and enrolled within 18 months (signed agreeement required)
At least five years of relevant work experience
ELNEC training recommended within two years of accepting
Completes OSF Care Decisions® Facilitator training.
Completes Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) education modules as directed.
As directed by OSF Supportive Care, obtains on-site training at another OSF hospital or CAPC site training center
Excellent communication skills, verbal and written.
Experience in program development, management, and leadership.
Experience in palliative care coding, billing, and reimbursement preferred.
Experience with quality improvement methods.
Familiar with national palliative care standards and competencies.
Understands the Ethical and Religious Directives as they relate to advance care planning and palliative care.
Demonstrates the ability to lead/direct others and work effectively with people of varied backgrounds and education experiences.
Previous experience in management strongly preferred.
At least two years of experience of caring for patients with chronic disease and life-limiting illnesses in a health care setting.
Experience with key OSF applications preferred.
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