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Coordinator Hospice Care RN

Company: TriStar Centennial Medical Center
Location: Lebanon
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Description IntroductionTriStar Centennial Medical Center is committed to investing in the latest technology enabling nurses to work more efficiently. Are you passionate about delivering patient-centered care? Submit your application for Coordinator Hospice Care RN position and spend more time at the bedside with the patient.BenefitsTriStar Centennial Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.You contribute to our success let us contribute to yours! Whether you choose to focus on bedside care, a leadership or C-suite role, shape business and operational outcomes, or work to deliver clinical excellence behind the scenes in data science, case management or transfer centers. Unlock your potential at TriStar Centennial Medical Center!Job Summary and QualificationsTo deliver the successful operation of the Clinically Complex High Risk patient. Oversees all processes of Palliative Care and conversion of Hospice patients. Including, but not limited to Long-term symptom management, diagnosis of COPD, Stage IV Cancer, and End of Life patients.
    • Monitors clinically complex and disease specific patients for appropriate plan of care; including discharge plan, palliative care, hospice referrals, readmission avoidance, social work triggers, and appropriateness for next level of care for continuity.
    • Identify and address any obstacles, and barriers to timely and quality patient care.
    • Assist with execution of Palliative Care assessments, consults, and order execution.
    • Physician and staff education related to Hospice and Palliative Care processes
    • Liaison between patient and primary care physician for continuation of care.
    • Assists medical staff to improve DNR on admission documentation, and direct admission to Hospice when appropriate.
    • Educate and ensure that Hospice/Palliative Care triggers are in place and utilized hospital wide.
    • Ensures timely conversion of patients from acute care to Hospice Inpatient (GIP)
    • Execution of critical thinking skills to expedite the progression of patients desired outcomes; developing long and short term plans refer cases as needs are identified for optimal patient outcomes.
    • Communicate with patient/family, multidisciplinary team, and medical staff regarding plan of care, benefits and status.
    • Communicating to physician, discharge planners, when patients have a significant change in status.
    • Works with interdisciplinary team to monitor, implement, and achieve best possible outcomes for the disease specificity. Engages with Nursing/Medical Leadership across the hospital setting to ensure proper care at the bedside. Maintains open communication, especially with Patient Safety Director and CMO, communicating clinical team accomplishments, concerns, difficulties, etc. Attends all necessary meetings and events that may occasionally include community events.
    • Assist in designs clinical guidelines (order sets) for diagnoses/procedures based on standards of care; seeks approval through the appropriate process with Interdisciplinary team approach, Coordinates with Interdisciplinary team to ensure that programmatic goals are met.
    • Meet physician expectations of clinical capabilities related to disease specific area
    • Completes monthly and quarterly data collection, with identification of opportunities for improvement and quality improvement initiatives.
    • Oversees implementation and adherence to established clinical guidelines. Works with the interdisciplinary team to monitor, implement, and achieve best possible outcomes for the disease specificity. Engages with Nursing Leadership across the hospital setting to ensure proper care at the bedside.
    • Customize critical thinking skills to expedite the progression of patients desired outcomes; developing long and short term plans; refer cases to the discharge planner and/or utilization nurse when needs are identified.
    • Adhere to plans, policies, and procedures.
    • Utilizes information to facilitate process improvement to the case management function.
    • Monitor for avoidable days to identify opportunities for throughput; communicating with utilization review and/or discharge planners impending denials or non-certified days.
    • Anticipate and prioritize workload efficiently; displaying independent problem solving skills.
    • Attends Staff Meetings Regularly
      • Graduate of Accredited School of Nursing; CCM preferred. BSN preferred
        • A minimum of two years ICU experience or Palliative / Hospice Care experience.
        • Tennessee RN License TriStar Centennial Medical Center is a 740+ bed comprehensive facility. We offer medical and surgical programs. These include behavioral health and 24-hour emergency. These also include heart and vascular and imaging. These also include neurosciences, oncology, orthopedics, pediatrics, rehabilitation, sleep disorder, and women's services. We are an affiliate of TriStar Health. TriStar Centennial Medical Center is a 43-acre campus. We are home to TriStar Centennial Heart & Vascular Center. We are home to TriStar Centennial Women's Hospital. Our campus includes The Children's Hospital at TriStar Centennial, Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at TriStar Centennial Medical Center, TriStar Centennial Advanced Joint Replacement Institute and TriStar Centennial Parthenon Pavilion.HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for ten consecutive years (2010-2019). In 2019, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses. "Across HCA Healthcare's more than 2,000 sites of care, our nurses and colleagues have a positive impact on patients, communities and healthcare. Together, we uplift and elevate our purpose to give people a healthier tomorrow."- Jane Englebright, PhD, RN CENP, FAAN Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive Join a family that cares about every stage in your career! We are interviewing candidates for our Coordinator Hospice Care RN opening. Apply today and a member of our Talent Acquisition team will reach out.We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: TriStar Centennial Medical Center, Smyrna , Coordinator Hospice Care RN, Healthcare , Lebanon, Tennessee

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