The Renal Supportive Care Team utilizes the principles of palliative care to improve patient quality of life in advanced kidney disease. The Renal Supportive Care Team Nurse plans and delivers care to patients utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, interventions, implementation, and evaluation. This role requires effectively interacting with patients, families, and their support system, physicians, as well as interdisciplinary team members; including participation in interdisciplinary team review of patient care. This individual will have liaison responsibilities with nephrology clinics, dialysis facility staff, hospital staff, and staff members of community organizations and other health care organizations. This position requires expert assessment of the needs of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients and families, with special attention to quality of life and advance care planning. This includes, but is not limited to, addressing the symptoms and comfort of patients on dialysis, goals of care, patient values, and end-of-life issues.
• Current WA RN license
• Current Washington State driver's license and automobile insurance
• Five (5) years nursing experience
• At least two (2) years nursing experience in a hospice or palliative care setting and eligilbity to become certified as Hospice or Palliative Care within 12 months of employment.
• Demonstrated skills in clinical nursing assessment, critical thinking skills, and ability to function independently
5 years of clinical experience required. 2 years hospice or palliative care exp required. WA RN license required. Valid WA Drivers license & proof of insurance required. Local travel required.
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Our benefits include
- Paid training
- Medical and dental coverage
- Life insurance
- 401(k) plan
- Paid time off
- Annual Employee Appreciation Week