PeaceHealth is seeking a RN Home Care Community Liaison - Hospice for a Part Time, Day position. Hourly compensation starts at $38.83, more depending on experience.
Responsible for providing: direct skilled nursing care and coordination/management of patient admitted to hospice services; discharge planning assistance from local hospitals; regularly scheduled community education to targeted referrals source audiences. Assists with community referrals, liaison with local facilities and clinics. Provides awareness and education to the community at large regarding hospice.
- Attends daily Palliative Care rounds at SHMC RB and SHMC UD. Weekly visits to other regional hospitals and clinics expected. Polst work essential in hospital settings.
- Oversight of GIP patients admit/discharge duties while in Medical Centers. Interpersonal, relationship, and communication skills essential.
- Meets with staff at community sights regarding Hospice and Palliative Care education and referrals (flexibility in schedule essential).
- Provides bi-monthly education and in-services to LTC, community, regional clinics and local hospitals.
- To obtain 12 referrals in a 40 hour work week, include itinerary of daily plans.
- Performs direct patient care duties/responsibilities of an RN Hospice as required.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Graduate of an accredited nursing program required.
- BSN required within 36 months from the start of the role.
- Minimum of two years Hospice and Palliative Care experience and understanding of available resources within PeaceHealth required.
- Liaison experience preferred. Ability to tailor or design process to meet immediate needs of clients.
- Current registered nurse licensure in the state of Oregon required.
- Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required at date of hire.
- CHPN Certification preferred.
- ELNEC Certification preferred.
- ACP Facilitator (POLST) Certification preferred.
- Valid state driver’s license and auto insurance required.
- Good communication skills both verbal and written.
- Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office application as well as any Hospice specific clinical computer applications required to perform the work.
- Highly motivated with self initiative.
SHMC – PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:
- Work requires active physical exertion up to 33% of the time.
- Ability to lift objects weighing over 80 lbs.
- Work requires frequent exposure to minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.
- Duties require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (more than 65% of work time).
- Provides patient care in an uncontrolled home environment; operates motor vehicle on urban and rural roadways up to 25% of each day.
This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.
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