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Providence RN - Palliative Care in Olympia, Washington


Palliative Care RN - Under the supervision of the SWSA Palliative Care Nurse Manager, and with the ability to work independently and proficiently, provides direct clinical support and education for Palliative Care services in the Inpatient setting. Actively collaborates with members of the palliative care team: Inpatient and Outpatient providers, Nurses, Social Workers, Pharmacist, and Chaplain in the provision of quality Palliative Care. The Palliative Care Nurse identifies and triages patients that may benefit from palliative care. The Palliative Care Nurse facilitates palliative intervention/ end-of-life discussion and care, responds to referrals/consults, and participates in family meetings and goals of care conversations. S/he educates/mentors nurses, clinicians, and non-clinicians in evidence-based palliative care.

Required qualifications:

  • Nursing degree/diploma required upon hire.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or higher within 3 years of hire, Or equivalent education/experience

  • Coursework/Training: Attain Hospice and Palliative Care Nursing (CHPN) Certification within 2 years of hire

  • A RN with 20 years' of RN experience will not be required to obtain a BSN

  • RNs employed prior to 1/1/2017 are encouraged to obtain a Bachelor's degree or higher in Nursing, but obtaining a degree will not be a condition of employment

  • Any previous agreed upon effective date for obtaining a Bachelor's degree in Nursing between individual and facility will remain in effect

  • 3 years Recent clinical experience in an acute care setting with a background in medical, oncology, or hospice nursing.

  • Required upon hire: National Provider BLS - American Heart Association

  • Required within 2 years of hire: Actively work to complete Hospice or Palliative Care Nursing Certification

Preferred qualification:

  • 3 years Experience in Palliative care

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.

Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

About the Team

Providence has been serving the Pacific Northwest since 1856 when Mother Joseph and four other Sisters of Providence arrived in Vancouver, Washington Territory. Today, Providence is the largest health care provider in Washington located in communities large and small across the state. In western Washington, Providence provides care throughout the greater Puget Sound from Snohomish County to Lewis County.

Our award-winning and comprehensive medical centers are known for outstanding programs in cancer, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, women's services, emergency and trauma care, pediatrics and neonatal intensive care. Our not-for-profit network also provides a full spectrum of care with leading-edge diagnostics and treatment, outpatient health centers, physician groups and clinics, numerous outreach programs, and hospice and home care.

We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment.

We are committed to cultural diversity and equal employment for all individuals. It is our policy to recruit, hire, promote, compensate, transfer, train, retain, terminate, and make all other employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin (including certain language use restrictions), ancestry, disability (mental and physical including HIV and AIDS), medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status, age, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, and military and veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. We will also provide reasonable accommodation to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified caregiver or applicant for employment, unless the accommodation would impose undue hardship on the operation of our business.

We are a community where all people, regardless of differences, are welcome, secure, and valued. We value respect, appreciation, collaboration, diversity, and a shared commitment to serving our communities. We expect that all workforce members in our community will act in ways which reflect a commitment to and accountability for, racial and social justice and equality in the workplace. As such, we will maintain a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on any applicable legally protected status. We also expect that all workforce members will maintain a positive workplace free from any unacceptable conduct which creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.

Requsition ID: 143770
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Nursing-Patient Facing
Job Function: Nursing
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Shift: Day
Career Track: Nursing
Address: WA Olympia 413 Lilly Rd NE
Pay Range: $38.27 - $61.77
The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.
Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.