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Palliative Care Nurse, Part Time.

Kansas City, Missouri.

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Palliative Care Nurse

  • 5830 NW Barry Rd, Saint Luke's North Hospital - Barry Road, Kansas City, Missouri, United States, 64154
  • RN
  • Part Time

Job Description​

The Opportunity:

           

Saint Luke’s is seeking a compassionate Palliative Care Nurse to serve at Saint Luke’s North Hospital. This part-time position will give you the opportunity to help patients and families at a very vulnerable time, supporting them through their goals of care and symptom management needs. You will be a part of a palliative care team that will work together to provide support to medical professionals in managing hospital inpatients or those benefiting from comfort care measures.  

Established in 1975, Saint Luke’s Hospice is one of the region’s first hospice programs and has provided compassionate, comforting care to patients and their families in Missouri and Kansas.  Our goal is to help patients and their families manage their physical, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing so they can stay focused on spending quality time together.

The Work:

Your skills as a Palliative Care Nurse will be challenged in a meaningful way as you will be responsible for:

  • Receiving pending referrals and palliative consults
  • Collaborating with a variety of team members including hospital staff, providers, post-acute care team members and the inpatient Palliative Care team members
  • Triaging patient needs
  • Providing goals of care conversations and resources
  • Educating staff, physicians, patients and families on palliative and/or end of life care
  • Facilitating transitions to next level of care, working especially with St. Luke’s Hospice and Hospice House staff
  • Collecting, reporting, and monitoring key performance indicators of Palliative Care services
  • Looked to as the subject matter expert in palliative and end of life care in the inpatient setting

Missouri and Kansas RN License and valid driver’s license with good driving record required.

Why Saint Luke’s Home Care and Hospice?

  • Strong employee engagement and a diverse and equitable workplace.
  • Truly flexible scheduling and a dedication to work/life balance.
  • Ability to develop long-term patient relationships during episode of care.
  • Well defined geographic territories that minimize drive time so you can focus on patient care.
  • Excellent mileage reimbursement and minimal call responsibility.
  • Opportunities for career development and educational advancement, including a very generous tuition reimbursement program.
  • May also be cross-trained to support our 12-bed inpatient Hospice House.
  • A team environment with a focus on community service.
  • A part of Saint Luke’s Health System which is the area’s largest health care system.
  • Saint Luke’s offers competitive salaries and benefit packages to all eligible employees, click here to find out more.

Job Requirements

Applicable Experience:

3-5 years

Basic Life Support - American Heart Association or Red Cross, Registered Nurse - Various

Bachelor's Degree

Job Details

Part Time

Day (United States of America)

The best place to get care. The best place to give care. Saint Luke’s 12,000 employees strive toward that vision every day. Our employees are proud to work for the only faith-based, nonprofit, locally owned health system in Kansas City. Joining Saint Luke’s means joining a team of exceptional professionals who strive for excellence in patient care. Do the best work of your career within a highly diverse and inclusive workspace where all voices matter.

Join the Kansas City region's premiere provider of health services. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Effective November 1st, 2021, full COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment for all Saint Luke’s Health System employees unless a medical or religious exemption is approved.

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