Date:Oct 9, 2013
Location:Garden City, KS, US
Physical Location:SCH-ST CATHERINE HOSPITAL
Department Name:SCH HOSPICE
Status:Per Requested Need (PRN)
Hours per Pay Period:PRN
Required Education:Associates Degree
Required Experience:Experience Preferred
Contact Information:Kathy Morrison
This job is responsible for directing and coordinating members of the care team, focusing on the provision of individualized quality patient care consistent with organizational standards. Develops the patient plan of care in partnership with physicians, interdisciplinary teams, and patient/family. This position is responsible for the coordination of 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.
Experience necessary in interacting with an interdisciplinary clinical team and physicians preferred.
Current State Licensure as a Registered Nurse required.
Current CPR certification
Hospice and Palliative Care (CRNH) certification is preferred.
BLS certification required.