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Providence RN - Hospice Seattle *$10,000 Sign-On Bonus* in Tukwila, Washington

Description

Providence is calling a RN Nurse Clinician (0.5 FTE, Evenings) to work in the Hospice Seattle at Senior & Community Services Hospice in Tukwila, WA.

The Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Clinician will provide holistic care to terminally ill pediatric or adult patients and their families by assessing the needs of the patient, and then planning, coordinating, implementing, and as needed, revising the Plan of Care. The RN Nurse Clinician works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary hospice group (IDG)with the goals of anticipating changes in the patient's condition, avoiding crises, promoting patient and family choice, assuring continuity of care, and enhancing the quality of life of dying patients. Shift, schedule and caseload of shifts and caseload may vary according position assignment.

In this position you will:

  • Assess the needs of terminally ill hospice and palliative patients and families, with special attention to the symptoms and comfort of the dying patient

  • Develop and/or implement a holistic Hospice Plan of Care that includes medication, procedures, treatments, patient’s goals and family values

  • Implement nursing interventions based on the Plan of Care and Hospice policies and procedures

  • Anticipate disease progression and implications for symptom management

  • Inform patient and family of current and anticipated changes in patient condition as appropriate

  • Instruct patient and family in all aspects of care and end of life

  • Develop and/or update a Hospice Aide Plan of Care; provide supervision to Hospice Aides and LPN’s as required

Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Associate's Degree/Bachelor's Degree in Nursing -or- equivalent education/experience

  • Current Washington State Driver's license

  • Automobile insurance

  • Current Healthcare Provider CPR certification

  • Demonstrated skills in clinical nursing assessment and treatment skills

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • Current Washington State professional licensure or certification is required; hospice certification or advanced certification

  • One (1) year of Nursing experience; some pediatric nursing experience required for a position in the Stepping Stone or Carousel Programs

  • Prior Hospice, Homecare, Long Term Care, medical/surgical, and/or oncology experience

  • Knowledge of hospice and palliative care practices

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence Hospice of Seattle is a not-for-profit, community-based hospice ministry serving patients in their places of residence throughout King, and Pierce Counties in Washington state. Our skilled and compassionate team includes nurses, medical social workers, home health aides, chaplains, occupational/physical therapists, medical directors, grief support counselors and volunteers. We provide quality, timely, and comprehensive physical, emotional and spiritual care to patients at the end of life and their families

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

Requsition ID: 102336
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Patient Care (Non-Acute)
Job Function: Clinical Care
Job Schedule: Part time
Job Shift: Evening
Career Track: Nursing
Department: 3305 HOSPICE WA SEATTLE
Address: WA Tukwila 2811 S 102nd St

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

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