Hospice & Palliative Medicine
The Hospice Patient Care Coordinator (Registered Nurse) is accountable for the delivery of nursing services based on initial and ongoing assessments of patient needs and in accordance with the interdisciplinary team plan of care. The delivery of nursing services includes direct care, patient/family/caregiver support, instruction and education. In addition, the RN provides telephone triage and on-call responsibility 24/7. The ANA Standards of Clinical Nursing Practice and the Standards of Practice for Hospice Programs provide a basis for the practice of the RN in hospice. The RN supports professional nursing practice across practice settings by providing holistic, family-centered care in efforts to improve quality of life.
Graduate of an Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) accredited associate's degree or diploma program. Exceptions to this may be made in the MCHS sites prior to a law change requiring accreditation expected in 2018. If graduated from a nursing program that was not accredited by ACEN, at least one year of RN experience (within the last 5 years) in an applicable care setting is required. If graduation did not occur within the last two years, one year of RN experience in an applicable care setting is also required. Rochester campus: All entry-level associate degree registered nurses with a RN start date after September 1, 2010, must provide documented evidence of program completion of their baccalaureate degree in nursing from an accredited nursing program within 6 years from the last day of the month of their RN start date. All entry-level associate degree registered nurses with a RN start date of September 1, 2014, and after must provide documented evidence of program completion of the baccalaureate degree in nursing from an accredited nursing program within 5 years from the last day of the month of the RN start date.
Minimum of two years previous RN experience in acute care, home care and/or long-term care settings preferred. Demonstrates strong verbal and written communication skills. Possesses ability to adapt to unpredictable situations within the home setting Demonstrates computer and keyboarding skills preferred.
Internal applicants should submit their three most recent performance appraisals.
License or certification
Must obtain prior to start date:
Current RN license by applicable state requirements.
Basic Cardiac Life Support for healthcare providers- BCLS - certificate of course completion required and must not expire within 3 months after start date. A scanned copy of the certificate of completion or transcripts, including your full name, must be attached to your profile to be considered.
We will only accept certificates of course completion from the following providers:
•American Heart Association (Title: BLS for Healthcare Providers or BLS Provider)
•Red Cross (Title: CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers or BLS for Healthcare Providers)
•Military Training Network
Drivers License and Proof of Auto Insurance
Additional specialty certification/training as required by the work area.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $34.72 per hour.
Hours / Pay period
Sunday - Saturday; Straight Evenings, 12-20:30; 8-hour shifts- NOT NEGOTIABLE
1 of 4 weekends and 1 to 2 holidays per year - NOT NEGOTIABLE
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
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As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.
Posting ID: 559417820Posted: 2020-06-03