1+ months

Palliative Care Coordinator RN

HCA Healthcare
San Antonio, TX 78205



Do you have the PRN career opportunities as a(an) Palliative Care Coordinator RN you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Methodist Hospital which is part of the nations leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.


Methodist Hospital, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) Palliative Care Coordinator RN where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

Job Summary and Qualifications

As a Palliative Care Coordinator you will assume 24-hour responsibility for the coordination of care of patients throughout the hospital referred to the Palliative Care Team. The Palliative Care Coordinator will facilitate care of the patient in collaboration with the attending physicians, sub-specialists, nursing and medical teams, and ancillary services. He/She will establish an overall plan and will be responsible for coordinating all supportive care related services, educational and administrative, to ensure comprehensive care to all patients. The Coordinator will also be responsible for ensuring that the palliative care services for Methodist Healthcare System are in constant compliance with JCAHO.

What qualifications you will need:

  • Provides hospital-based palliative care consultation for seriously ill patients and their family caregivers. All work is done in close collaboration with physicians, nursing staff, and other team members.
  • Provides medical and psychosocial evaluation of patient and family; skilled and meticulous symptom management; extensive involvement in discharge planning and continuity of care efforts; and support and collaboration with primary medical staff responsible for the patient.
  • Provides in-service teaching of medical, nursing and other professional colleagues and students; role modeling for physicians and nurses at all levels of training; conducts weekly team meetings. Case finding initiatives will require strong interpersonal and collegial skills with colleagues from a broad range of professional disciplines throughout the hospital.
  • Demonstrates excellence in practice through full role functions practitioner, educator, consultant, and leader.
  • Keeps abreast of physician utilization of service, their specialty and specific needs.
  • Participates in palliative care patient rounds to identify issues and evaluate solutions.
  • Actively participates in state and regional organizations that support supportive care program development.

What qualifications you will need:

  • Graduate of an accredited Associates or Baccalaureate Degree Nursing Program.
  • 3 years RN experience in an acute care setting.
  • Current license to practice professional nursing in the State of Texas
  • Acute Care Hospital experience preferred

This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).

Methodist Hospital opened in 1963 as the first hospital in the now internationally acclaimed South Texas Medical Center. With over 800 beds, Methodist Hospital offers a broad range of specialties including cardiology, oncology, bone marrow transplants, emergency medicine, neurosciences, maternity care, gynecology and orthopedics. We are proud to be the largest provider of the lifesaving ECMO Program in San Antonio, are home to the largest robotics program in the world, and our Adult Blood Cancer and Stem Cell Transplant unit has become the first program to receive FACT Accreditation in North America.

As the flagship hospital, and most comprehensive medical care facility of Methodist Healthcare, we appreciate the support and recognition we receive from the community. Weve recently been named the No.1 Best Regional Hospital by the U.S. News and World Report for 2019-20. We pride ourselves on providing the highest quality of care possible for our patients, which is proven by our consecutive Grade A Leapfrog Hospital Safety scores. In addition, Methodist Hospital not only received a Primary Stroke Center designation from The Joint Commission, but has also received a Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification from DNV GL Healthcare, designating the facility as offering the most advanced stroke treatment available in a given geographic area. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital under Locations.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the Worlds Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated 3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Palliative Care Coordinator RN opening. We review all applications. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

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



Posted: 2022-12-21 Expires: 2023-02-22

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Palliative Care Coordinator RN

HCA Healthcare
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