RN Palliative Care Days

San Antonio, Texas
Sep 19, 2023
Sep 20, 2023
Nurse, Registered Nurse
Contract Type
Full Time


Are you looking for a place to deliver excellent care patients deserve? At Methodist Hospital Metropolitan we support our colleagues in their positions. Join our Team as a(an) RN Palliative Care and access programs to assist with every stage of your career.


Methodist Hospital Metropolitan, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:
  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Are you a continuous learner? With more than 94,000 nurses throughout HCA Healthcare, we are one of the largest employers of nurses in the United States. Education is key to excellence! As a majority owner of Galen College of Nursing, which joins Research College of Nursing and Mercy School of Nursing as educational facilities within the HCA Healthcare family, we make it easier and more affordable to gain certifications and job skills. Apply today for our RN Palliative Care opening and continue to learn!

Job Summary and Qualifications

As a Palliative Care Coordinator, you will assume 24-hour responsibility for the coordination of care of patients throughout the hospital referred to the Palliative Care Team. The Palliative Care Coordinator will facilitate care of the patient in collaboration with the attending physicians, sub-specialists, nursing and medical teams, and ancillary services. He/She will establish an overall plan and will be responsible for coordinating all supportive care related services, educational and administrative, to ensure comprehensive care to all patients. The Coordinator will also be responsible for ensuring that the palliative care services for Methodist Healthcare System are in constant compliance with JCAHO. We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you. We want you to apply now!

What qualifications you will need:

Provides hospital-based palliative care consultation for seriously ill patients and their family caregivers. All work is completed in close collaboration with physicians, nursing staff, and other team members.

Provides medical and psychosocial evaluation of patient and family; skilled and meticulous symptom management; extensive involvement in discharge planning and continuity of care efforts; and support and collaboration with primary medical staff responsible for the patient.

Provides in-service teaching of medical, nursing and other professional colleagues and students; role modeling for physicians and nurses at all levels of training; conducts weekly team meetings. Case finding initiatives will require strong interpersonal and collegial skills with colleagues from a broad range of professional disciplines throughout the hospital.

Demonstrates excellence in practice through full role functions – practitioner, educator, consultant, and leader.

Keeps abreast of physician utilization of service, their specialty and specific needs.

Participates in palliative care patient rounds to identify issues and evaluate solutions.

Actively participates in state and regional organizations that support supportive care program development.

What qualifications you will need:

Graduate of an accredited Associate’s or Baccalaureate Degree Nursing Program.

3 years RN experience in an acute care setting.

Current license to practice professional nursing in the State of Texas

Acute Care Hospital experience preferred

Methodist Hospital Metropolitan houses 370 bed. We house the largest emergency room in downtown San Antonio. Our women’s pavilion is the only freestanding, center city facility dedicated to the health of women and their newborn babies. We welcome nearly 3,000 newborns into the world each year. We are home to the Methodist Weight Loss Center. We have been designated an American Society for Metabolic Surgery Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence®. Our hospital has been recognized by Modern Healthcare as a Best Place to Work in Healthcare. For the fifth consecutive year we are recognized as a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation. We are the first hospital in San Antonio to achieve Pathway to Excellence designation. Methodist Hospital Metropolitan has been recognized by Leapfrog for focus on safety and quality. We received a Grade A Hospital Safety Score for 8 consecutive rating periods. We are proud to be an Accredited Chest Pain Center by the American College of Cardiology and Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission. We were the premier Texas hospital to earn a Gold Seal of Approval for Sepsis Certification. Join our accredited team today.

"Good people beget good people."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr. HCA Healthcare Co-Founder
If growth and continued learning is important to you, we encourage you to apply for our RN Palliative Care opening. Our team will promptly review your application. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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