HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Pediatric Palliative Care Registered Nurse (RN) in Denver, Colorado

Hospital care in the heart of Denver Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center (P/SL)provides state-of-the-art, complex medical care in the heart of Denver's Uptown neighborhood. Our hospital and emergency room treat patients from all over the Rocky Mountain region. We offer a range of services, including pediatric, high risk pregnancy, heart care and weight loss solutions.

Our full-service facility also offers a Cancer Center distinguished by the Commission on Cancer as a Center of Excellence, with the largest Bone Marrow Transplant Center in the Rocky Mountain region. P/SL holds centers of excellence designations in neonatal intensive care, spine and joint care and bariatric surgery as well as stroke certification and level IV trauma.

Pediatric Palliative Care Registered Nurse (RN)

Full Time

Position Summary: Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center expects our Code of Conduct Value Statements to be reflected in the way every employee interacts with co-workers, patients and family members, and with others in the community. • We recognize and affirm the unique and intrinsic worth of each individual • We treat all those we serve with compassion and kindness • We act with absolute honesty, integrity and fairness in the way we conduct our business and the way we live our lives. • We trust our colleagues as valuable members of our healthcare team and pledge to treat one another with loyalty, respect and dignity

This position supports the mission of Presbyterian St Luke’s Medical Center of optimizing quality of life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical needs to the needs of the entire person.. The Palliative Care Nurse exemplifies professional nursing practice through expert education, consultation, and research activities . This position is a leading nurse expert in palliative care and is certified as such. In a collaborative manner, the Palliative Care nurse serves as a clinical resource in the areas of palliating patient care, pain and symptom management, coordination of patient/family conferences as relates to palliative care and develops a collaborative approach with physicians, nurses, social workers, chaplains and any other team members involved in the patient’s care.

Position Requirements: A. Licensure: RN in the state of Colorado B. Education: BSN preferred; C. Experience: 5 years of hospital nursing experience; oncology/ICU experience preferred

Special Qualifications:Certification in Palliative Care Nursing. Must have the ability to assess information, apply critical thinking processes to determine course of action and relay this information to the interdisciplinary treatment team. Requires excellent interpersonal skills, conflict management and negotiation abilities and strong written and verbal skills. Must be able to prioritize workload and manage both time and stress effectively. This individual will need the ability to diplomatically interact with patients, family members and other professionals and document these interactions in a clinically precise and timely manner.

Supervision Required:The Palliative Care Nurse is expected to perform job duties independently and in accordance with established hospital policies and procedures.

Ages of Patients Served:This position requires knowledge of growth and developmental needs of patient and families of all ages and age categories but primarily those of the adult and geriatric patient. The employee must be able to demonstrate the special skills required to care for patients and their families according to standards

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: Pediatric Palliative Care Registered Nurse (RN)

Location: Colorado-Denver-Presbyterian/St. Luke%27s Medical Center

Requisition ID: 03166-70314