Providence Health & Services LPN Care Coordinator - Hospice in Tukwila, Washington
Providence is calling a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Care Coordinator (Hospice, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Hospice of Seattle in Tukwila, Washington.
Hospice nurses will tell you what a privilege it is to care for patients and their families at the end of their lives. We get to see people where they reside and focus on their goals and improving the quality of their lives. If you are interested in a rewarding career, Providence Hospice might be the opportunity you are looking for! We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
In this position you will:
Implement nursing interventions based on plan of care and Hospice policies and procedures, including effectively addressing pain management issues; effectively addressing the management of other symptoms; providing active listening/support and education to patient and family regarding end-of-life issues.
Understand the fundamental differences between prescriptions and orders and the roles of each as they relate to the hospice organization, patient and scope of practice.
Maintain current Medication Profiles, Prescription Files and Patient Specific Prescription Files; take responsibility for understanding patients’ insurance benefits and managing care in a cost effective manner.
Provide medications in the most efficient and cost effective manner in accordance internal and external Medication Billing and Medication Procurement Processes.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Degree completed from an accredited Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse program
Current Washington State professional licensure or certification
3 years nursing experience
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Hospice certification or advanced certification
Prior Hospice, Homecare, Long Term Care, medical/surgical, and/or oncology experience
About the ministry you will serve.
Providence Hospice of Seattle is a not-for-profit, community-based hospice ministry serving patients in their places of residence throughout King County in Washington state. We provide comprehensive and compassionate physical, emotional, and spiritual care to adults and children nearing the end of their lives, including support for their families and friends. Our skilled and compassionate team includes nurses, medical social workers, home health aides, chaplains, occupational/physical therapists, medical directors, grief support counselors and volunteers.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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.
Job Category: LPN/LVN
Req ID: 226160