RN-Inpatient Palliative Care Per Diem
CHRISTUS St. Vincent
490A West Zia Rd
Santa Fe, NM 87505
EDUCATION: Graduate of an accredited program for Registered Nursing. BSN preferred.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: Current New Mexico RN license or current Compact state license. BLS certification required. ELNEC training, or equivalent, preferred. Certification in Hospice and Palliative Care required within 1 year of hire if currently not certified.
SKILLS: The nurse must have an understanding of the Mission and Core Values of CHRISTUS St. Vincent Regional Medical Center. Current knowledge and skills appropriate to age/type of patient population served. Knowledgeable and sensitive to patients' rights in the delivery of care. Communicates in a clear and concise manner appropriate to the developmental age of patient.
EXPERIENCE: 5 years' nursing experience of which two years must have been in hospice or palliative care.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
-Responsible to: Palliative Care Coordinator, Palliative Care Medical Director, and VP of Mission
-Bloodborne pathogen: B
Exposure to infectious diseases and x-rays.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to handle emergency/crisis situations, prolonged, extensive or considerable standing and walking. Works in a clean, well lighted, ventilated smoke-free environment. Subject to stressful professional relationships. Working hours are varied, with flexibility due to unexpected changes in schedule and emergencies.