Palliative Care Coordinator RN PRN in San Antonio, Texas, United States
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Methodist Hospital Metropolitan

Palliative Care Coordinator RN PRN

San Antonio, TX, United States
PRN/Per Diem  PRN 
Category: Registered Nurse • Job ID: 780088
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Description

As a Palliative Care Coordinator, you will assume 24-hour responsibility for the coordination of care of patients throughout the hospital referred to the Palliative Care Team. The Palliative Care Coordinator will facilitate care of the patient in collaboration with the attending physicians, sub-specialists, nursing and medical teams, and ancillary services. He/She will establish an overall plan and will be responsible for coordinating all supportive care related services, educational and administrative, to ensure comprehensive care to all patients. The Coordinator will also be responsible for ensuring that the palliative care services for Methodist Healthcare System are in constant compliance with JCAHO. We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you. We want you to apply now!

What qualifications you will need:

Provides hospital-based palliative care consultation for seriously ill patients and their family caregivers. All work is completed in close collaboration with physicians, nursing staff, and other team members.

Provides medical and psychosocial evaluation of patient and family; skilled and meticulous symptom management; extensive involvement in discharge planning and continuity of care efforts; and support and collaboration with primary medical staff responsible for the patient.

Provides in-service teaching of medical, nursing and other professional colleagues and students; role modeling for physicians and nurses at all levels of training; conducts weekly team meetings. Case finding initiatives will require strong interpersonal and collegial skills with colleagues from a broad range of professional disciplines throughout the hospital.

Demonstrates excellence in practice through full role functions – practitioner, educator, consultant, and leader.

Keeps abreast of physician utilization of service, their specialty and specific needs.

Participates in palliative care patient rounds to identify issues and evaluate solutions.

Actively participates in state and regional organizations that support supportive care program development.

What qualifications you will need:

Graduate of an accredited Associate’s or Baccalaureate Degree Nursing Program.

3 years RN experience in an acute care setting.

Current license to practice professional nursing in the State of Texas

Acute Care Hospital experience preferredIntroduction

Do you have the PRN career opportunities as a(an) Palliative Care Coordinator RN PRN you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Methodist Hospital Metropolitan which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

Benefits

Methodist Hospital Metropolitan, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) Palliative Care Coordinator RN PRN where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

Job Summary and Qualifications

As a Palliative Care Coordinator, you will assume 24-hour responsibility for the coordination of care of patients throughout the hospital referred to the Palliative Care Team. The Palliative Care Coordinator will facilitate care of the patient in collaboration with the attending physicians, sub-specialists, nursing and medical teams, and ancillary services. He/She will establish an overall plan and will be responsible for coordinating all supportive care related services, educational and administrative, to ensure comprehensive care to all patients. The Coordinator will also be responsible for ensuring that the palliative care services for Methodist Healthcare System are in constant compliance with JCAHO. We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you. We want you to apply now!

What qualifications you will need:

Provides hospital-based palliative care consultation for seriously ill patients and their family caregivers. All work is completed in close collaboration with physicians, nursing staff, and other team members.

Provides medical and psychosocial evaluation of patient and family; skilled and meticulous symptom management; extensive involvement in discharge planning and continuity of care efforts; and support and collaboration with primary medical staff responsible for the patient.

Provides in-service teaching of medical, nursing and other professional colleagues and students; role modeling for physicians and nurses at all levels of training; conducts weekly team meetings. Case finding initiatives will require strong interpersonal and collegial skills with colleagues from a broad range of professional disciplines throughout the hospital.

Demonstrates excellence in practice through full role functions – practitioner, educator, consultant, and leader.

Keeps abreast of physician utilization of service, their specialty and specific needs.

Participates in palliative care patient rounds to identify issues and evaluate solutions.

Actively participates in state and regional organizations that support supportive care program development.

What qualifications you will need:

Graduate of an accredited Associate’s or Baccalaureate Degree Nursing Program.

3 years RN experience in an acute care setting.

Current license to practice professional nursing in the State of Texas

Acute Care Hospital experience preferred

Methodist Hospital Metropolitan houses 370 bed. We house the largest emergency room in downtown San Antonio. Our women’s pavilion is the only freestanding, center city facility dedicated to the health of women and their newborn babies. We welcome nearly 3,000 newborns into the world each year. We are home to the Methodist Weight Loss Center. We have been designated an American Society for Metabolic Surgery Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence®.

Our hospital has been recognized by Modern Healthcare as a Best Place to Work in Healthcare. For the fifth consecutive year we are recognized as a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation. We are the first hospital in San Antonio to achieve Pathway to Excellence designation. Methodist Hospital Metropolitan has been recognized by Leapfrog for focus on safety and quality. We received a Grade A Hospital Safety Score for 8 consecutive rating periods. We are proud to be an Accredited Chest Pain Center by the American College of Cardiology and Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission. We were the premier Texas hospital to earn a Gold Seal of Approval for Sepsis Certification. Join our accredited team today.

"Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Palliative Care Coordinator RN PRN opening. We review all applications. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

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