Nurse Patient Care Coordinator IP
Company: CHI Franciscan St Joseph Medical Center
Posted on: February 22, 2021
Overview: CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of
Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more
than 700 care sites across the U. S. , from clinics and hospitals
to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is
accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our
world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need
caring and our families need protection. With our combined
resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy
communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and
innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our
hospitals and out in the community. CHI Franciscan Health has
exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and
benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and
medical providers delivering compassionate care to people
throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health
Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems
in the country.Our mission is to deliver high quality care that
meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and
spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this
three-part approach - physical, emotional, and spiritual - is
essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!
The CHI Franciscan Hospice team provides end of life care to 700
patients per day in a wide variety of settings including homes,
Adult Family Homes, Nursing Homes, Hospice House and Assisted
Livings. We provide patient centered care focusing on comfort and
quality of life. Staff are organized into multiple small teams
based on geography and whether patients live in facilities or
homes. Franciscan Hospice reaches patients in the 4,000 square mile
area including King, Pierce and Kitsap Counties. Staff need to be
willing to travel within their assigned area.
Responsibilities Job Summary
Coordinates the care for Hospice patients who reside in the Hospice
House facility. Coordination of care includes: coordination and
direction of the interdisciplinary team, patient, family and
facility staff; patient symptom management; and assessment of
patient and family physical, psychosocial, cultural and spiritual
needs. The incumbent provides end-of-life education to patient,
family and facility staff and advocates for patients and families
to ensure patient-focused care.
An incumbent exercises independent judgment consistent with
professional licensure and applies skills obtained through academic
and clinical preparation. Unusual problems or proposed deviations
from guidelines, practices or precedents are discussed with a
manager or physician before being initiated.
Qualifications Job Requirements:
*Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, BSN
*Two years of related nursing work experience in an acute clinical
care setting that would demonstrate attainment of the requisite job
*Work experience in one of the following clinical specialty areas
is required: Oncology, Med/Surg, Nutrition Support, Pediatrics, IV
Therapy, Gerontology, and Home Health.
*Current licensure as an RN by the Washington State Board of
*Current Health Care Provider BLS Certification.
*Current Department of Health Food Handler's permit issued by the
State of Washington.
CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.
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