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PALLIATIVE CARE PROGRAM COORDINATOR-Full-Time-Day

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Date: Jan 30, 2019

Location: Greenville, SC, US, 29605

Company: Greenville Health System

Job Class

REGISTERED NURSE OTHER

FLSA

Exempt

Job Summary

The Palliative Care Program Coordinator facilitates the clinical and educational aspects of the Palliative Care Program. Collaborates in ongoing strategic planning and development of  program with the medical director, DON, and nurse managers for both the ICU, Oncology and Palliative Care program in regards to design and functuality of the program including but not limited to:  Developing the palliative care program to meet Joint commission standards for a certified palliative care program.  Participating in weekly interdisciplinary meetings to discuss patients' plans of care and to prepare for upcoming admissions.  Represents inpatient palliative care program in monthly and quarterly quality assurance (QA) meetings and prepares reports and audits as required by the program.  Develops ongoing educational opportunities for nursing staff. Serves as a clinical expert, provides support to nursing, and validates nursing competency in skills related to care of the patients in the program.  Ensures continuity of patient care from admission to discharge through patient rounding and communication with primary nursing team, physicians, and other disciplines.  Demonstrates expertise in customer service, leadership, and highly-developed analytical skills. The Palliative Care Coordinator utilizes outcomes based research to promote growth in clinical knowledge of evidence-based practice.

Supervisory/Management Responsibilities

This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor, manager, director or executive.

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

Minimum Experience

4 years- Four years including two years in oncology, palliative care or ICU

Required Certifications/Registrations/Licenses

RN - REGISTERED NURSE - NLRN

Specific Acceptable Credentials (if applicable)

N/A

In lieu of the Above Minimum Requirements

N/A

Other Required Experience

N/A

Position Posting Category

RN- Other Professional Areas


Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

Job Segment: Medical, Oncology, Palliative, Hospice, Quality Assurance, Healthcare, Technology

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