In 2020, united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality care and exceptional patient experience, Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan Health came together as natural partners to build a new health system centered around the patient: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale and expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care, including 11 hospitals and nearly 5,000 physicians and providers. Together, we are empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and well-being of our communities.
CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies.
As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following benefits:
This job is responsible for managing the day-to-day clinical operations of an assigned division of the Franciscan Health System (FHS) Hospice consistent with service line objectives, standards of patient care/practice, safety/risk management guidelines and applicable regulatory requirements. An incumbent may be assigned to one of six divisions/facilities (e.g. King County, Pierce County [East or West], Care Facilities, End-of-Life, Access, Hospice House or Palliative Medicine) and although core responsibilities will be the same, the specific assignment may involve some differences in job duties.
Work includes: 1) ensuring that overall goals relating to productivity, quality of care, patient satisfaction and/or growth in market share are achieved; 2) developing/implementing/monitoring quality improvement initiatives to enhance/streamline current procedures/processes and to ensure programs/services meet accrediting standards for the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Organizations (JCAHO) and other accrediting agencies; 3) performing ongoing performance improvement activities (e.g. service recovery, identifying/responding to negative quality trends, ensuring survey readiness) and 4) managing/developing clinical staff in the delivery of patient care and related support services.
As a key member of the Hospice/Palliative management team, an incumbent participates in long-range planning, budget administration and in formulating operational approaches, tactics and policies to facilitate achievement of strategic business objectives. Work requires considerable understanding of the standards of nursing practice, as well as regulatory requirements pertaining to hospice facilities and care.
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, BSN strongly preferred
Five years of recent RN work experience in an acute clinical setting (e.g. Med/Surg, Home Health or Gerontology) that would demonstrate attainment of the requisite job knowledge/abilities, including a minimum of two years in a lead or supervisory capacity.
Two years work experience as a Hospice RN is strongly preferred.
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse by the Washington State Board of Nursing.
Current healthcare provider BLS certification.
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