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Coxhealth palliative care nurse - staff nurse

Company: Coxhealth
Location: Springfield
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Summary Job Summary Serves in a consultative and collaborative role with the physician and other members of the palliative care and case management teams to deliver palliative care and related services to patients and families. Guide performance improvement and department development via strategic planning and by providing education to healthcare staff, patients, and their families about available resources, pain/symptom management in advanced disease and end of life care. Job Requirements Education Required: Graduate of an approved nursing program Preferred: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing Experience Required: Minimum of 5 years nursing experience Preferred: 2 years in hospice or palliative care. Skills Strong critical thinking skills; demonstrates competent clinical judgement through use of the nursing process to assess physical, emotional, psychosocial and spiritual needs of the patient and their family. Good understanding of advanced illness conditions including course of illness, prognostic factors, common complications, symptoms and palliative care approach. General understanding of Medicare Hospice Benefit, hospice philosophy, services and criteria for admission. Clinical competency in palliative care and end of life care. Assists in development of clinical practice guidelines in support of quality palliative care. Licensure/Certification/Registration Required: MO RN license Additional Information Job Benefits & Perks! ***Candidates may be eligible for a sign on bonus*** Relocation bonus available for qualified candidates Loan forgiveness available for qualified candidates RN to BSN tuition assistance up to $10,000 $1.00 BSN pay $1.00 certification pay Up to $5,000 STAR Clinical ladder bonus per year Tuition reimbursement up to $1,200 per year Up to 80 hours of Earned Time Off (ETO) Preceptor pay for your time supporting new staff Shared Governance Council Health/Dental/Vision Retirement with employer match Onsite daycare with extended hours, holidays and weekends Employee Discount at CoxHealth Fitness Centers Pharmacy delivery to your unit On-site Employee Health services Opportunity to earn referral bonuses of up to $5,000 per hire for certain positions 1906 Employee Store 20% tuition discount on most classes at Cox College Cafeteria discount If you would like more information about job benefits & perks, please feel free to email us@or visit

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