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Position Summary: The Palliative Care LPN functions as a scheduler, consultant and clinician in the scheduling and delivery of palliative care services to patients; assists with triaging and coordination of consultations; gathers and maintains accurate program metrics. In collaboration with the multidisciplinary healthcare team, the LPN is responsible and accountable for the provision of educational opportunities to promote an optimal level of knowledge and performance skills for nursing personnel to enhance the quality of patient care. This position participates with staff debriefing and with the confronting moral distress. The Palliative Care LPN also develops, institutes, and maintains patient/family education and support material/programs as appropriate.
Minimum Requirements: Experience in hospice, palliative medicine preferred
Education/Licenses/Certifications: Current LPN license in the State of Washington
Position Type: Full-Time Regular Full Time Employee: YesPrimary Shift: Day Work Schedule: Monday - Friday
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
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