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Nurse Patient Care Coordinator HART

Company: CommonSpirit Health
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Job Description:

**Overview**In 2020, united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality care andexceptional patient experience, Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan Healthcame together as natural partners to build a new health system centeredaround the patient: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Our expansivecombined system builds upon the scale and expertise of our nearly 300 sitesof care, including 11 hospitals and nearly 5,000 physicians and providers.Together, we are empowered to make an even greater impact on the healthand well-being of our communities.CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future ofpatient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlesslyconnected system offering quality care close to home. From basic healthneeds to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count onus to meet their needs with convenient access to the region's most prestigiousexperts and innovative treatments and technologies.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.**What We Have To Offer To You:**Highly collegial teamOpportunity to work with highly skilled teamFaith-based culture with commitment to our Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence where we value positive team playersEvery other weekend or every third weekend options12 hour shiftsFinancial support for specialty certificationsTuition assistance for advanced degreesOpportunities for career growth within the growing and highly successful CHI Franciscan Health systemCompetitive wages, incentives and a generous employee benefits program**Responsibilities****Job Summary:**This job is responsible for evaluating and admitting patients to CHI-Franciscan Health (CHI-FH) hospice services in accordance with professional nursing standards, internal guidelines and applicable regulatory requirements. Work includes: 1) responding to urgent client telephone calls; 2), assessing and identifying the symptom management needs of clients; 3) coordinating the necessary interventions in accordance with agency treatment protocols to resolve client concerns; and 4) providing end-of-life education to clients to ensure their physical, psychological and spiritual needs are met.An incumbent utilizes critical nursing skills to assess situations over the phone, addressing urgent clinical issues as appropriate and in collaboration with physician and/or established protocols/standards. Work requires strong communication skills in order to get the necessary assessment information over the telephone and to give the patient/caregiver instructions in triage situations.An incumbent exercises a high degree of independent judgment 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.Essential Duties:Interviews and evaluates patients for hospice eligibility in accordance with Medicare criteriaAdmits patients to hospice services in accordance with established procedures.Performs patient Triage activities in accordance with standard protocols.Assesses learning readiness and educates patients and/or families concerning their physical, psychosocial or spiritual needs and monitors the status of hospitalized patients.Cultural Sensitivity and Competence: Demonstrates proper use of communication tools/materials for effective communication and understands how the culture(s) of patient populations can affect communication, collaboration and the provision of care, treatment and services. Patient Population Served: Demonstrates knowledge and proper skills associated with the department's defined specific populations served.Performs related duties as required.**Qualifications**Job Requirements:---Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred.---Two years of related nursing work experience in an acute clinical care setting that would demonstrate attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities.---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 Nursing.---Current Health Care Provider BLS Certification.**Connect With Us!**Not ready to apply, or can't find a relevant opportunity?Join one of our Talent Communities (https://careers-commonspirit.icims.com/connect?back=intro\_iframe=1=-435626305) to learn more about a career at CommonSpirit Health and experience #humankindness.CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.**Requisition ID** _2020-136705_**Employment Type** _Per Diem_**Department** _Hospice Nursing_**Shift** _Night_**Standard Hours** _7 pm - 7:30 am_**Facility / Process Level : Name** _CHI Franciscan St Joseph Medical Center_**Location** _WA-TACOMA_Equal OpportunityCommonSpirit Health--- is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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