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Providence Health & Services Palliative Care Coordinator in Missoula, Montana

Description:

Providence is calling a Palliative Care Coordinator (Palliative Care, Day Shift, 0.5 FTE/20 hours per week) to Providence Medical Group in Missoula, Montana. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Assist and educate patients and families in making informed choices in the use and completion of an Advance Directive document.

  • Structure the development of a comprehensive educational program for SPH staff, physicians, and the community at large regarding the mission and philosophy of the ACP program for St Patrick Hospital.

  • Coordinate the Palliative Care Services (PCS) clinical services.

  • Provide clinical support, education and development, and case management support for patients in the hospital.

  • Provide timely response to referrals, educate/mentor the interdisciplinary care team and other clinicians in evidence-based palliative care, and assist patients/families with post-hospital discharge care planning.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

  • Current licensure as Registered Nurse in the state of Montana

  • Incumbent will obtain Case Management certification and/or Certification of Hospice Palliative Care Nursing within three (3) years of employment

  • Minimum of three (3) years hospital experience

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master’s degree in health care related field

  • Hospice and/or Home Care experience

  • Experience in staff development, education, and precepting nurses and other clinicians

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Medical Group includes over 30 primary care, specialty clinics and healthcare groups throughout western Montana focused on treating patients at all stages of their lives. Our providers and staff strive to create a distinctive health care experience for each patient – one focused on trust, respect, communication and teamwork.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Advance Practice Nursing/Clinical Nurse Specialist

Location: Montana-Missoula

Req ID: 232906

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