Nurse Palliative Care Specialist M-F

Job Description

Job ID: 1194234
Employment Status: Full-Time
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Missouri Baptist Medical Center, an acute care hospital in St. Louis County, offers a full continuum of medical and surgical services, including heart care, cancer care, and women’s and infants’ services. The hospital has a 24-hour adult emergency department and cares for pediatric patients at a separate emergency department in collaboration with St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

In 2016, Missouri Baptist was named a Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The prestigious designation is the highest credential a healthcare organization can receive for nursing excellence and quality patient care. Missouri Baptist is the first hospital in St. Louis County to achieve this recognition, which has been accomplished by less than 7 percent of hospitals nationwide. Additionally, U.S. News & World Report ranked the hospital #2 in the St. Louis metro area.

Missouri Baptist Medical Center is a member of BJC HealthCare, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit healthcare organizations.

 


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Role Purpose

Responsible for assessing and coordinating the physical, psychosocial and spiritual needs of the patient and family at end-of-life, as well as pain and symptom management at all stages of the chronic disease process. Develops and coordinates the palliative care plan with physicians and nurses, along with services such as Care Coordination, Pastoral Care, Home Health and Hospice care.


Responsibilities

  • Consults with physicians, patients, families and the Palliative Care Team to develop and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Provides ongoing case management for seriously ill and end of life patients.
  • Provides educational opportunities for physicians, nurses, and other allied health care providers regarding palliative care and advanced directives, and integrates palliative care topics into community education programs.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Associate's Degree
  • - Nursing

     

    Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • RN

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Nursing

     

    Licenses & Certifications

  • Palliative Care

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer