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Coordinator-Palliative Care RN

Job ID: 14734
Job Category: Nurse RN
Job Type: Clinical Nurse
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Facility: BMH-Desoto Hospital
Location: Southaven, MS

Summary

Oversees the development and continuation of programs to support the Baptist mission. Works closely with physicians, patients, families and hospitals on issues to improve patient care. Serves as educator, liaison and coordinator for the program. Performs other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities
  • Enhances the quality & effectiveness of nursing practice.
  • Attains knowledge and competency that reflects current nursing practice.
  • Interacts with and contributes to the professional development of peers and colleagues.
  • Collaborates with the patient, family, and others in the conduct of nursing practice.
  • Integrates ethical provisions in all areas of practice.
  • Considers factors related to safety, effectiveness, cost and impact on practice in planning and delivery of nursing services.
  • Provides leadership.
  • Completes assigned goals.

Requirements, Preferences and Experience

Education

Preferred: Master degree

Minimum: BSN preferred, or completed within 2 years.

Experience

Preferred: 3 years clinical nursing experience in acute care preferably including at least one year of critical care.

Minimum: 3 years clinical nursing experience in acute care preferably including at least one year of critical care.

Licensure, Registration, Certification

Minimum: RN;BLS CERTIFICATION WITHIN 14 DAYS OF HIRE

Training

Preferred: Certification in specialty area.

About Baptist Memorial Health Care

At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ's three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.

At Baptist, We Offer:
  • Competitive salaries
  • Paid vacation/time off
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Generous retirement plan
  • Health insurance, including dental and vision
  • Sick leave
  • Service awards
  • Free parking
  • Short-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts
  • Education assistance/continuing education
  • Employee referral program

Job Summary:
Position: 18026 - Coordinator-Palliative Care RN
Facility: BMH-Desoto Hospital
Department: MG Desoto Palliative Care BMG
Category: Nurse RN
Type: Clinical Nurse
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Location: US:MS:Southaven
Located in the Memphis metro area
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