Program Coordinator Of Palliative Care And Hospice Services

Shore Medical Center Somers Point , NJ 08244

Posted 4 months ago

  • Position Summary

The Program Coordinator will be responsible for continued growth and success of the Palliative Care and Hospice Program while planning, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating the administrative operations and clinical activities on a twenty-four hour basis; will provide coordinated services that are seamless, and promote an integrated system of care that is high value, cost effective, and customer focused.

Core Duties and responsibilities:

  • Assists director in continuous operation of the program

  • Develop and direct oversight of patient programs including outreach to physicians and providers for education and referral into program (example: Healing Touch, Aromatherapy, Palliative Care)

  • Facilitates delivery of patient care according to departmental and unit specific policies

  • Participates in the selection, training, scheduling and/or development of human resources.

  • Facilitates patient flow

  • Participates in daily unit rounds as able

  • Collaborates with team members regarding patient status and ongoing planning needs

  • Serves as a professional practice resource for patients and families in need of specialized care.

  • Identifies needs, plans and implements educational programs within specialty area for staff, patients/families and or community groups.

  • Serves in consultant role to staff, management, health care professionals, and or lay people within the hospital and or community.

  • Develops a scientific basis for practice through informal and formal research activities related to area of practice.

  • Provides, manages and evaluates clinical patient care.

  • Assesses learning needs of clinical staff and develops a plan to provide appropriate educational experiences.


  • Valid NJ APN or PA license

  • ACLS-obtained during orientation

  • IV certification

  • National certification

  • Other certifications may be required depending on specialty/dept. such as NRP

Preferred Requirements:

  • 2-4 years of Critical Care Nursing

  • Grant Writing Experience

  • Certifications in Hospice and Palliative Nursing

Additional information

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company's rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

  • Shore Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, gender identity, affectional or sexual orientation or sex.

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Program Coordinator Of Palliative Care And Hospice Services

Shore Medical Center