Hospice Clinical Liaison serves as the first introduction to hospice and palliative care for a hospitalized patient and their family. The Hospice Clinical Liaison educates the patient and their families on Hospice care and provides ongoing support. Together with the patient, family and physician, the Clinical Liaison aids in developing a care plan according to their wishes. He/she makes nursing assessments, judgments and treatment decisions based on patient needs. The Clinical Liaison initiates the assessment to ensure that the care plan is appropriate and is followed.
Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Location: Falls Chruch, VA
COVID-19 vaccine required to be completed upon start
In collaboration with the hospice and palliative care medical consultant, The Clinical Liaison initiates the care plan and discharge planning and communicates with the interdisciplinary team regarding patient goals and treatment plan. The Clinical Liaison promotes Capital Caring and Capital Palliative Care Consultants programs to acute care facilities through collaborative relationships with the facility by providing opportunities for professional development and community education. May be asked to rotate to other regions/departments.
Must have one year of experience in a comparable setting/unit. Hospice and/or palliative care experience is strongly preferred.
Must have a degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing program. A BSN degree is preferred.
Required Certificates and/or Licenses
Must have licensure from the governing body for practice for the District of Columbia, State of Maryland, and/or the Commonwealth of Virginia, based on the state/jurisdiction of practice. Licensure from compact state ia acceptable
Must have a driver's license in good standing and access to a vehicle during working hours.