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Palliative Care Coordinator RN

Company: Dominican Hospital
Location: Santa Cruz
Posted on: January 14, 2023

Job Description:

Dominican Hospital (a member of Dignity Health) is a 222-bed facility that offers a wide range of services to residents of California's Central Coast. With 24/7 emergency care comprehensive care in cardiac orthopedics oncology women's and children's services we continue to lead the region in medical innovation and excellence in healthcare. Comprehensive CareDominican offers emergency services and is a Certified Stroke Center and Chest Pain Center. Dominican's services include the only comprehensive Cancer Center in Santa Cruz County a Total Joint Replacement program and advanced neurological and endoscopic services. Dominican regularly receives 'A' grades for hospital safety from Leapfrog Group and has received national recognition for superior patient safety cardiac care and stroke treatment from Healthgrades a leading provider of comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.As Santa Cruz County's heart attack (STEMI) receiving center Dominican Hospital provides cutting edge cardiac care. The hospital's heart attack treatment times consistently beat the national average and the hospital offers two cardiac catheterization labs available 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Groundbreaking cardiac procedures at Dominican include the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedure which allows for heart valve replacement without opening a patient's chest. Dominican Hospital has forged significant partnerships with area hospitals to bring exceptional care to Santa Cruz County. The hospital offers a level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) through a partnership with Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. Neurosurgery at Dominican is also offered through a partnership with Stanford Health Care. Responsibilities
Applies Core Values to the performance of every job duty. These Values include Dignity Collaboration Justice Stewardship and Excellence. This position is responsible for planning; developing implementing coordinating and evaluating palliative care services. Included in this responsibility is developing and maintaining strong relationships with physicians hospital staff to deliver palliative and comfort care to seriously ill and dying patients. This position is accountable for these functions which enhance the delivery of palliative care through such activities as education standards program development quality improvement activities and consultation and care management. This position is responsible for promoting high quality cost effective care for palliative care patients. - ALL REGISTERED NURSES will render professional nursing care to patients support medical care as directed by physicians. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of Dominican Hospital. It is expected that the employee will demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values. The RN shall support Dominican Hospitals strategic plan and the goals and direction of the quality improvement/process improvement activities and patient satisfaction. - #RN@DH Qualifications
Three (3) years of clinical experience HPNA certficiation Oncology or Hospice care ELNEC training Excellent communication skills and demonstrated leadership abilitiesComputer knowledge Current and active CA RN license Current BLS certification Required: Experience Three (3) years of clinical experience - Licensure

  • Current and active CA RN license
  • Current BLS certification Preferred:
    • CHPN Certficiation
    • Oncology or HospiceExperience
    • ELNEC training -

Keywords: Dominican Hospital, Santa Cruz , Palliative Care Coordinator RN, Other , Santa Cruz, California

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