Staff Nurse (Pain & Palliative) 2014-0210
We are currently seeking a regular part time Staff Nurse for our Pain & Palliative program. The Pain & Palliative Nurse supports clients and families who are facing loss, death, or serious health related circumstances. Provides support, recommendations and follow-up to professional staff about chronic and acute symptom management. Provides effective education about palliative and end of life care to professional and support staff in hospice, LTC, and rehabilitation settings within Carewest. Assists in the recruitment and support of palliative care volunteers.
The Pain & Palliative program serves all Carewest sites helping support clinically sound strategies for end of life care and pain and symptom management. The program provides assistance with ethical decision making and ongoing staff education for Carewest staff.
Graduation from a recognized nursing program; Baccalaureate in nursing preferred.
Must hold current registration with CARNA
5 years nursing experience, preferably in Pain and Palliative Care, or Hospice. Experience with adult education preferred.