Under the supervision of the Chief Administrative Officer of Clinical Development, the Palliative Care Coordinator is responsible for providing coordination and oversight for the assigned hospital’s disease-specific program. This multidimensional role will focus on current treatment, prevention, education to improve quality of patient care and will drive current certification through performance improvement activities and standard compliance. Ensure efficient operations of all aspects for the disease-specific program.
The Coordinator is also responsible for promoting and participating in specialized knowledge and skills through the support of staff education and professional development. Is a clinical resource to clinical and medical staff in providing in-services, and advising management on training needs. The Coordinator acts as an effective liaison to medical staff to ensure continuity and congruity of hospital services in accordance with the plan of care.
for the patient population. Assists staff to use evidence based outcome data to improve patient care.
Education: Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW) or Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) required.
Licensure: Licensed as a MSW or MFT in the State of California required. Certification in Palliative Care or Social Work preferred.
Experience: Previous program development and implementation experience preferred with a minimum of four (4) years of clinical social work experience. Recent experience in acute clinical social work preferred. Knowledge of Institutional Review Board regulations and experience with screening and recruitment of patients into clinical trials preferred. Demonstrates skills and knowledge in management theories, practices and techniques. Demonstrated teaching experience in acute care and community settings. Complete understanding of acuity levels for both inpatient and outpatient populations. Current knowledge of hospital regulations, patient rights and consent law. Thorough knowledge of TJC and other regulatory requirements.
The hourly rate for this position is $59.74 - $74.67. The range displayed on this job posting reflects the target for new hire salaries for this position.
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