Saddleback Memorial’s centers of excellence are renowned for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer, heart disease, stroke, pulmonary disease, orthopedics and diabetes; and for leadership in emergency medicine, critical care medicine, breast health, outpatient rehabilitation, advanced imaging, women’s health, geriatric care and surgery, including robotic-assisted procedures.
Saddleback Memorial Medical Center has consistently been named one of Healthgrades’ America’s 50 Best Hospitals, an achievement gained by just 1% of the nation’s hospitals. It has also been honored among Truven Health Analytics’ Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals in the U.S., consecutively voted Orange County’s #1 Best Hospital in the Orange County Register’s Best of Orange County poll of readers and has appeared on both Becker’s Hospital Review and Thomson Reuters’ lists of America’s Best Hospitals. Saddleback Memorial’s U.S. News & World Report “high-performance” ranking categories included Heart Failure, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
To provide intermittent visits to the terminally ill patient and family, providing symptom management, and teaching to maximize quality of life. Coordinates the efforts of the team, including medical, nursing and psychosocial support to provide appropriate care as the patient transitions to the end of life. This position in Days, evenings and weekends. Triaging visits and staff as needed on the weekend
Minimum 3 year’s relevant experience as a Registered Nurse in an acute care setting. Home Health, Oncology, and/or Hospice experience required. Effective problem solving skills; good interpersonal and communication skills; ability to relate to a variety of health professionals in different settings. EMR experience highly preferred.
Education/License/Certification: Current RN license issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. BLS issued by the American Heart Association. Hospice and Palliative Care Certification preferred.