Nurse Coordinator 2 positions open – 1 Rke – 1 NRV

May 19, 2017 3:21 pm

Nurse Coordinator  2 positions open – 1 Rke – 1 NRV

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of others?

We are a growing not-for-profit, community-based hospice in need of a nurse coordinator to direct and supervise the delivery of nursing services to ensure quality care to patients and families when most needed.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify staffing needs, and assist with recruiting, screening, & hiring of nursing staff.
  • Supervise and evaluate nursing staff.
  • Conduct monthly one-to-one meetings with staff to provide supervisory support & guidance.
  • Assist Education Coordinator with development & implementation of orientation & in-service training programs.
  • Oversee communication with patients, families, pharmacies, & physician offices.
  • Oversee the coordination of patient care plans under the direction of the Medical Director & patient’s physician.
  • Participate in preparing, facilitating, & leading IDT meetings.
  • Assign nursing staff to each patient to promote effective & timely provision of care.
  • Participate in Performance Improvements Projects & conduct chart audits.
  • Order & maintain medical supplies as needed for patient care needs.
  • Work with community healthcare faculty to provide education & observational experiences in hospice.

Job Requirements:

  • Current Virginia State Board of Nursing License
  • Bachelor Degree preferred.
  • Hospice and/or palliative care experience required. Two years’ nursing management experience preferred.
  • Currently certified in hospice & palliative nursing (CHPN) or willing to obtain certification within 2 years
  • Good computer skills & experience in electronic medical records
  • Emotionally mature & capable of dealing with terminally ill patients.
  • Virginia driver license, good driving record and reliable transportation.

Benefits:

  • Salaried position with benefits and mileage reimbursement.

If you want to make a difference with patients and families at a special time in life please forward your resume to dbowers@goodsamhospice.org or fax to 540-776-0841.

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