RN Program Coordinator - Palliative Medicine Atrium Healths CMC
Company: Atrium Health
Posted on: November 17, 2019
Job Req ID: 207121Position Number: 00019201Employment Type: Full
TimeShift: DayShift Details: Mon. - Fri. and include weekend
rotationStandard Hours:?36.00Department Name: CMC - MainLocation:
Palliative MedicineLocation Details:? Annex Building 1000 Blythe
Blvd. 3rd. FloorCarolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our
mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and
advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow
beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many
lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities
thrive. For more information, please visit
carolinashealthcare.org/AtriumHealth??Job SummaryCoordinates the
assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the
palliative care program. Management of palliative care patients
includes determining goals of care, providing emotional and social
support, assisting with decisions about end of life care, and
collaborating with community agencies. The Palliative Care Program
Coordinator assists in the management of complex patients and
families with life-limiting illnesses, working directly with the
Palliative Medicine Physician/Nurse Practitioner to ensure
appropriate communication between the service, patient/family and
referring physicians.Essential Functions--
- Coordinates the clinical care of patients being evaluated for
and/or patients already participating in the clinical program,
including research activities, and education.
- Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide
care, or arrange for the provision of appropriate care for an
adolescent, adult, or geriatric population of patients.
- Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and
development over the life span and possesses the ability to assess
data reflective of the patient's status. Interprets the appropriate
information needed to identify each patient's requirements and
ensures and documents that age specific needs are being met as
described in the departmental policies and procedures.
- Coordinates clinical care throughout the program utilizing
pathways and developing tools to ensure high quality, cost
effective continuity of care is provided to all patients.
- Collaborates with other clinical team members in assessing and
supporting psychosocial needs of the patient/family.
- Supervises and coordinates the program interdisciplinary care
conferences as applicable.
- Collaborates with entire clinical team to evaluate and
implement appropriate educational materials.Physical
RequirementsRequires ability to sit, stand, or walk for long
periods of time. Reaching, stooping, bending in file drawers.
Working in fast-paced clinical setting. Intact sense of sight,
hearing, smell, and touch and manual and finger dexterity. Must be
able to be mobile within the entire healthcare system as
needed.Education, Experience and CertificationsBSN required. MSN
preferred. NC RN license required. 2 years nursing experience
required. Program management experience preferred. 5 years
experience preferred. BLS HCP certification from AHA required.
Hospice & Palliative Care Certification preferred. Depending on
specialty area, a valid NC driver's license and reliable
transportation may be required.-- *Board Certification in Hospice
and Palliative within 18 mos of hire, strongly encouraged.--?At
Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients,
communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do.
Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care
that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of
more than 900 care locations.?As a leading, innovative health
system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and
integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and
cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the
best possible experience to patients and the communities we
serve.?Posting Notes: Not ApplicableCarolinas HealthCare System is
an EOE/AA Employer
Carolinas HealthCare System, one of the nation---s leading and most
innovative healthcare organizations provides a full spectrum of
healthcare and wellness programs throughout North and South
Carolina. Its diverse network of facilities includes academic
medical centers, approximately 38 hospitals, freestanding emergency
department, more than 700 physician practices, behavioral health
center, surgical and rehabilitation centers, home health agencies,
hospice and palliative care services, and nursing homes.For nearly
70 years, our system of exceptional facilities has been providing
care that improves our community and the lives of our patients and
employees.At Carolinas HealthCare System, we are One team,
delivering care through more than 11 million patient encounters.
Our teammates share millions of reasons to be proud of their work
and the contributions they make every day.--We invite you to learn
more about Carolinas HealthCare System, and discover all the
possibilities ONE system has to offer.
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