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Palliative Care Coordinator
The Medical Center of Aurora
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We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At HealthONE / HCA, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:
Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
Paid Personal Leave
401k (100% annual match – 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)
Identity Theft Protection discounts
Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
Student Loan Repayment
You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for dedicated professional like you to be a part of our Medical Center of Aurora (HealthONE / HCA) team. Join us in our efforts to better our community!
The Medical Center of Aurora, the first community hospital in the Denver Metro area to receive three-time Magnet designation for nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), is a 346-bed acute care hospital located in Aurora, Colorado. The Medical Center of Aurora is comprised of six campuses in Aurora and Centennial, Colo., including the Main Campus, located at Interstate 225 and Mississippi, the North Campus Behavioral Health and Wellness Center, Centennial Medical Plaza, Saddle Rock ER, Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital, Spalding Rehabilitation at P/SL, and a medical office building at Green Valley Ranch. The Main Campus facility is a Level II Trauma Center with Primary Stroke Certification and Chest Pain Center accreditation, and has an affiliation with Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children as well as the Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute. The Medical Center of Aurora has received seven consecutive ‘A’ grades from The Leapfrog Group (Fall 2016 - Spring 2019), was Colorado’s only hospital to receive the Leapfrog Top General Hospital designation two years in a row (2016, 2017), was recognized as a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News & World Report (2014-2015, 2017-2018, 2018-2019), and was namedto Healthgrades 2020 America’s 250 Best Hospitals, putting TMCA in the top five percent of U.S. hospitals for clinical outcomes. The Medical Center of Aurora is proud to be a part of the HealthONE system of hospitals.
This position supports the mission of The Medical Center of Aurora/Centennial Medical Hospital of optimizing quality of life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical needs to the needs of the whole person. The Palliative Care Coordinator (PCC) exemplifies professional nursing practice through expert education, consultation, research, practice, and management/leadership activities. The PCC is a leading nurse expert in palliative care across all settings, and acts a resource for colleagues within the hospital as well as outside agencies. In a collaborative manner, the PCC assists in the design, implementation, and evaluation of new programs, projects, and systems regarding care of medical and surgical oncology patients as well as other patients populations that require palliative care support. The individual will be a resource for areas of pain and symptom management in coordination with Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner, Coordinates care including patient/family conferences. Assists in navigating patients to the correct care setting in collaboration with other health care providers, creates care plans with caregivers that expedite treatment that reduces patient/ anxiety, reduce LOS in ICU, and matches the patient needs.
The Medical Center of Aurora/Centennial Medical Hospital expects our core values to be reflected in the way every employee interacts with co-workers, patients and family members, and with others in the community. The intent of these values is to assure that TMCA/CMP creates the environment where individuals choose to work, and that patient care services are of the highest quality.
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.
Current licensure in the State of Colorado as a Registered Nurse, or current active multistate Registered Nurse license.
BLS from AHA or ARC
Certification in Palliative Care required
OCN or CHPN required
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Masters Degree preferred;
Minimum 5 years of recent clinical nursing experience
5 years of leadership experience;
Special Qualifications: Demonstrates good organizational skills, ability to plan and provide for delivery of programming and education to nursing and non-nursing personnel, and excellent physician relations. Demonstrates knowledge and competence in working with interdisciplinary teams to ensure completion of projects. Must have effective verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to articulate and demonstrate knowledge of adult learning principles, nursing theory, nursing standards and practice and educational design and delivery. Proficiency in computer skills and presentation skills highly recommended. Strong critical thinking skills a must.
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