OSF Healthcare Registered Nurse - Palliative Care - Days in United States

The Palliative Nurse provides clinical support, education and development, and case management for OSF St Joseph Medical Center. The Palliative Nurse assists the Palliative Providers in responding to referrals, educating/mentoring nurses and other clinicians in evidence-based palliative care, assisting patients with post hospital discharge care planning, functioning as case manager for patients of St Joseph Medical Center Palliative Care Program. Provides care for patients and family/ significant others across the life span based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and related criteria appropriate to the age of patients served in assigned service area. The Palliative Care Nurse will have 24/7 accountability for the Palliative Care Program.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum of 3-5 years of clinical experience

Hospice/Palliative Care Nursing Certification or to pursue certification within 2 years.

Currently Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Illinois

Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills

Demonstrated leadership ability and capable of priority setting.

Strong knowledge of the nursing process and problem solving.

Computer experience (word processing and data analysis)

Understanding of the principles of performance improvement, case management, discharge planning, utilization review, and medical records

Understands the basics workings of Joint Commission, DRG’s, and Medicare, Medicaid, and managed care reimbursement. Has a proven record of teamwork.

Ability to work independently.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Baccalaureate degree in nursing is preferred

CHPN Certification preferred

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled

Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.

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Organization: *Physician Enterprise

Title: Registered Nurse - Palliative Care - Days

Location: null

Requisition ID: OSF003805