Palliative Care Coordinator - PMC-Pastoral Care - Full Time Days
Company: Hackensack Meridian Health
Location: North Bergen
Posted on: January 19, 2023
Description: Provides consultation in palliative care, symptom
management and supportive care to meet the needs of patients.
Informs primary physicians of recommended services and collaborates
with other physicians as needed. Facilitates clarification of
patient and family plan of care. Implements and creates
interventions to advance and improve the palliative care
Responsibilties: 1.Communicates and collaborates with the
Administrative Supervisor and the Director/Clinical Coordinator on
clinical and administrative matters.
2.Maintains the confidentiality and priority of all patients and
3.Utilizes organization and time management skills to direct the
operations of the palliative care program. 4.Assures the care
delivery of patient care services to improve the standard of care
and customer satisfaction for palliative care patients and
5.Communicates changes in policy and procedures to
Directors/Clinical Coordinators as needed.
6. Refers patients and family members to members of the
multidisciplinary team for the continuum of palliative care.
7.Coordinates, facilitates and engages discussions regarding plan
of care with patients, family member and medical staff.
8.Delivers care in a manner that preserves and protects patient
autonomy, dignity, rights, spiritual beliefs and practices. Serves
as a patient advocate.
9. Maintains a therapeutic and professional patient-nurse
relationship with appropriate professional role boundaries.
10.Ensures delivery of excellent customer service resulting in
positive and improving patient satisfaction scores for the
department and Medical Center.
11.Assists in the development of objectives for the Department of
Pastoral Care & Education and the Palliative Care Program.
12.Maintains adequate reading materials and resources.
13.Evaluates one's own nursing practice standards and guidelines,
relevant statutes, rules and regulations. 14.Plans in collaboration
with Director/Clinical Coordinator for the continuing education of
15.Other duties and/or projects as assigned.
16.Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of
Qualifications: Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
1. BSN required.
2.Minimum of five years of clinical nursing experience
3.Must be computer literate.
4.Ability to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the policies and
procedures of Nursing and the Medical Center.
5.Must be organized and have time management skills.
6.Ability to demonstrate the ability to objectively analyze
situations and take appropriate actions.
7.Ability to foster team building among a culturally diverse
8.Ability to demonstrate decision making skills and problem solving
9.Lifts a minimum of 5 lbs., pushes and pulls a minimum of 5 lbs.
and stands a minimum of 1 hour a day.
10. Requires substantial standing, walking, stooping, and
Licenses and Certifications Required:
1.License as a registered Nurse of the state of New Jersey.
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