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Registered Nurse (RN) - Palliative Care

Facility: Good Samaritan Hosp Med Ctr Location: West Islip, NY Department: Palliative Care Category: Nursing / Nursing Leadership Schedule: Per Diem Shift: Day shift Hours: 8AM-4PM ReqNum: 6005480

Nurse Consultant Palliative Care Service

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center is a 537- bed (including 100 nursing home beds) teaching hospital and a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island. With almost 900 physicians on staff, and a level II Trauma Center, we care for well over 100,000 patients annually across the south shore of Long Island. Our reputation for excellence is built on great choices and empowered leadership, and fosters a team that's focused on evidence based practice, continual learning and exceptional quality of care.

The Palliative Care Nurse Consultant is a Registered Nurse with advanced clinical experience, a commitment to continuous professional development and certification in Palliative Care Nursing.The nurse consultant works collaboratively with an interdisciplinary/ healthcare team and is responsible for the delivery of evidence-based physical, emotional, psychosocial and spiritual patient/family care. The Palliative Care Nurse Consultant is responsible for the assessment, interdisciplinary planning, patient/family education and support.

Responsibilities:

Coordinates and completes palliative care consults.

Available as a consultant to patients, families and staff (hospital and hospice)

regarding end of life issues and palliative care

Assisting with education and training of hospital employees; MDs, nurses, medical students, residents, social work and other members of the healthcare team as appropriate

Assists with education of the community regarding palliative care and associated

services

Adheres to the practice of confidentiality regarding patients, families, staff, and

the organization

Perform other duties as requested

Requirements

Registered nurse currently licensed in the state

Two (2+) or more years hospice or palliative care experience preferred and

certificationin Hospice and Palliative Care preferred

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Demonstrated knowledge about home care, hospice, palliative care, advance

directives, pain management, symptoms control, and discharge planning

Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred

CPR certified

At Catholic Health Services of Long Island your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we also offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future.

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