RN Palliative Care Coordinator - St. Vincent's Birmingham

Ascension Health Birmingham , AL 35202

Posted 3 months ago

We Are Hiring

Position: RN Palliative Care Coordinator

  • St. Vincent's Birmingham

Schedule: Full-Time, Mon

  • Fri: 8am-5pm

Why Join Ascension?

In Alabama, St. Vincent's Health System operates five hospitals (St. Vincent's Birmingham, St. Vincent's Blount, St. Vincent's Chilton, St. Vincent's East, and St. Vincent's St. Clair) in addition to several other healthcare facilities. St. Vincent's Health System employs more than 4,800 associates and has been serving Birmingham for more than 118 years.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

Responsibilities:

  • Develops and oversees the Palliative Care program, making recommendations and acting as a resource for all nursing staff related to patient care and clinical standards, policies and procedures. Develops and documents care plans and therapy programs.

  • Oversees and ensures plan of care therapy program is implemented as indicated.

  • Ensures necessary resources and/or equipment is obtained as ordered.

  • May supervise and direct nursing staff.

  • Coordinates, assembles, and maintains documentation as required.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Alabama Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • BSN with leadership/management experience in Palliative Care, Home Health or Hospice.

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Associate (AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

  • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required

Equal Employment Opportunity

As an equal opportunity employer, St. Vincent's and all its ministries comply with all applicable employment laws and regulations. In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at St. Vincent's and all its ministries based on merit, qualifications and abilities.

Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age or any other characteristic protected by law.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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