Palliative Care Services RN

Renown Health Reno , NV 89510

Posted 1 week ago

Position Purpose:

Under the direction of the Director of Palliative Care and Hospice, this position is responsible for providing palliative care services. . The Palliative Care Registered Nurse works in collaboration with the Palliative Care MD's and other Palliative Care team members to provide comprehensive care and management of the physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual needs of patients and their families with chronic, debilitating and or serious illness.

Nature and Scope:

The Palliative Care Registered Nurse, in collaboration with the Medical Director, referring physicians and interdisciplinary team(s), provides palliative care consultations as needed for patients and their families. In addition the Palliative Care Registered Nurse provides education both informally and formally to patients, families and all member of the care team, on topics such as, palliative care concepts and services, death and the dying process and resources, and approaches to dealing with life limiting or serious illnesses.

The Palliative Care Registered Nurse participates in program activities such as: assisting with the development and assurance of best practices, data gathering, performance improvement, development of program resource materials, incorporating new practices and approaches to care. Additionally, the Palliative Care Registered Nurse will assist with updating policies and procedures and documentation systems.

Evidence- based nursing practice along with critical thinking skills, are required to provide optimal and safe patient care. The Palliative Care Registered Nurse interacts with internal and external contacts, exercises sound judgment and decision making.

It is common to encounter potential hazards in the healthcare environment. Some of these hazards could include, but are not limited to: radiation, toxic chemicals, biological hazards, heat, noise, dust and stress. Renown Health has a Safety Management Program in place to address these issues.

The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.

Minimum Qualifications:
Requirements - Required and/or Preferred


Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing and speaking English. A Master's Degree in oncology nursing preferred.


Five years experience in critical care and palliative care preferred.


Requires a State of Nevada Registered Nurse License. Ability to obtain and maintain

a State of Nevada Registered Nurse license.

Valid Nevada driver's license and ability upon hire to pass Renown Health's Department of Motor Vehicles Report criteria.


Requires current BLS certification by the American Heart Association.

Hospice/Palliative Care Certification preferred, required within two years of hiring.

Computer / Typing:

Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Word and have the ability to use the computer to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.

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