Company: Marian Regional Medical Center
Location: Santa Maria
Posted on: May 24, 2023
We believe that life is sacred and the dignity of each person deserves our respect and care throughout life including a natural death. We realize that coping with end-of-life issues can be difficult for everyone involved. That's why Dignity Health Hospice is committed to providing compassionate and supportive care to our patients and their loved ones.
Hospice care involves a team-oriented approach to expert medical care, symptom and pain management, and emotional and spiritual support expressly tailored to the patient's needs. -Our primary goal is to fulfill our patient's wishes and to support their families and caregivers. Hospice can help the patient maintain the highest quality of life possible. We strive to care for the whole person, not just the disease.
Dignity Health Hospice also provides bereavement services for a full year after a loss. Our trained bereavement team offers support to help families and caregivers cope with the loss of a loved one.
We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:
Under the direction of the Vice President of HomeCare and Hospice Services and in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team of Marian Hospital staff and physicians, this position is charged with developing, implementing, and evaluating palliative care and Hospice services to seriously ill and dying patients in both the hospital and community-based setting. These services will meet regulatory and fiscal requirements. Included in this responsibility is developing and maintaining strong relationships with physicians, hospital staff, community stakeholders, and system peers to deliver palliative, comfort care to seriously ill and dying patients. Specific duties may include participation in quality improvement activities; formal and informal education and support to staff, patients and their families; consultation on complex cases; appropriateness of care or level of care / utilization activities; liaison to internal and external contacts / committees / programs; compliance with regulatory / accreditation agencies, program development, facilitation and leadership. In addition, this position is responsible for working with patients' and families' hospital liaison and case management staff and physicians in assisting with decision making / problem solving and determining appropriateness for palliative care/Hospice services. Ensures compliance with JCAHO and state/federal regulations.
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