RN / Hospice Job in Independence, Missouri
Company: Kindred at Home
Posted on: August 7, 2022
I believe that the care we give can make every moment count.
Compassionate care, uncompromising service and clinical excellence
thats how our Hospice improves quality of life in the final stages
of life. By delivering palliative care by hospice professionals,
our patients can spend their remaining days in comfort and peace.
Kindred at Home, a division of Kindred Healthcare Inc., is the
nations leading provider of comprehensive home health, hospice, and
non-medical home care services.
Kindred at Home, and its affiliates, delivers compassionate,
high-quality care to patients and clients in their homes or places
of residence, including non-medical personal assistance, skilled
nursing and rehabilitation and hospice and palliative care. Our
caregivers focus on each unique patient to deliver the appropriate
care and emotional support to our patients and their families.
We believe that every moment matters. We believe in compassionate
care. Most of all, we believe in dignity and respect for each
patient we serve.
I believe my work is my calling.
As a Spiritual Care Coordinator, you will:
Assess spiritual needs and provide consultation to
patients/families/caregivers in a timely and supportive manner.
Contact clergy or spiritual counselors to assist in spiritual care
of patients and family members upon request.
Develop and document plan for spiritual care, in conjunction with
the interdisciplinary team.
Attend IDT for the review, revision/update, and overall
coordination of the plan of care for spiritual services.
Complete all documentation in relation to the established plan of
Maintain working list of local community resources for spiritual
and religious supportive services.
Incorporate all needed direct services including spiritual and/or
religious community resources into the plan of care as deemed
necessary and/or directed by IDT.
Conduct pre-bereavement contacts with the patient and family as
assigned in the Hospice Plan of Care.
Conduct Bereavement Assessments, visits, and other contacts as
assigned, creating appropriate documentation.
Network with faith communities for the purposes of teaching about
the hospice philosophy.
Provide funeral or memorial services for patients as requested.
Conduct or participate in the memorial service(s) for employees,
facilities, and family members of Companys Bereavement Program as
required or requested.
Graduate of accredited seminary or school of theology (B.D., M.Div.
or equivalent theological degree), or degree in counseling, or
Experience working with death and dying.
Hospice/home health experience preferred.
Ability to work with different lifestyles, cultures, beliefs and
Ability to network with communities, clergy, and congregations.
Knowledge of and commitment to hospice philosophy of care.
Demonstrates excellent planning, observation and communication
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