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Palliative Care Nurse Coordinator

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Round Rock
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Job Description:

Description

St. Davids HealthCare is implementing a new pay range for full-time and part-time unit-based bedside nurses, non-exempt frontline nurse leaders and to a host of non-Nursing roles. Apply today to learn more!

Introduction

Last year our HCA Healthcare colleagues invested over 156,000 hours volunteering in our communities. As a(an) Palliative Care Nurse Coordinator with St. David's Round Rock Medical Center you can be a part of an organization that is devoted to giving back!

Benefits

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At St. David's Round Rock Medical Center, we offer eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
  • 401K(100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
  • Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
  • HomeAuto, and Pet Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Short Term Long Term Disability coverage
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Legal Benefits and lots more!

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Would you like to unlock your potential with a leading healthcare provider dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues? Join the St. David's Round Rock Medical Center family! We will give you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are looking for an enthusiastic Palliative Care Nurse Coordinator to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential!

Job Summary and Qualifications

As the Palliative Care Nurse Coordinator, you will be responsible for the development and implementation of a palliative care program. You will incorporate the understanding of palliative care philosophy and practice into the role of coordinating the care for palliative care patients. You will provide guidance, support, and education to healthcare team members in the overall delivery of services related to palliative care.

  • You will develop a palliative plan of care that shall be established for all palliative care patients based upon assessments, patient care standards, and patient/family preferences
  • You will take into consideration the spiritual, psycho-social, cultural and religious preferences of the patient and family when participating in care
  • You will consult and collaborate with healthcare team members to develop the plan of care and palliative care recommendations
  • You will consider specific patient population issues in the education of and communication with patients
  • You will provide training and continuing education for staff on issues related to palliative care at least twice per year
  • You will promote teamwork with physicians, staff, and patients and promote excellence in care through education, mentoring, and collaboration

Experience

  • Hospice and Palliative Care Nursing with proven experience in leadership, education, team building, program development, and interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Evidence-based understanding of all elements related to palliative care: process of care, physical, spiritual, psycho-social, cultural, ethical/legal, and end of life
  • Hospital setting critical care experience – preferred

Education

  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) – preferred

Licenses and Certifications

  • Registered Nurse (RN) license in Texas required upon hire
    • If Compact License, Texas license must be obtained within 90 days of hire
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required as per St. David’s HealthCare policy
  • Certified Palliative and Hospice Care nurse (CHPN) – preferred

St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center is a 150+ bed acute-care facility located north of Austin, Texas. This comprehensive medical center features the only hybrid operating room in the county, a 24-hour emergency department with a Level II trauma center, and leading-edge cardiac care through the Heart Hospital of Austin at St. David’s Round Rock. Patients may also receive care related to rehabilitation services, women’s services, cancer care, neurology, joint replacement and orthotics, and more when visiting this facility.

St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center is part of St. David’s HealthCare, which is one of the largest healthcare systems in Texas and the third-largest employer in the Austin area. St. David’s HealthCare was formed through a unique partnership between HCA Healthcare and two local non-profits — St. David’s Foundation and Georgetown Health Foundation.

HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade.  In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"There is so much good to do in the world and so many different ways to do it."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

Be a part of an organization that invests in you! We are reviewing applications for our Palliative Care Nurse Coordinator opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!

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.

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, Round Rock , Palliative Care Nurse Coordinator, Other , Round Rock, Texas

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