Seattle Children’s: The Palliative Care Consultant

Interested applicants please apply online to via requisition 2018-27651

Seattle Children’s is united by a compelling mission: We provide hope, care and cures to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible.

Together, we deliver superior patient care, advance new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research and serve as the pediatric and adolescent academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country.

In 2017, U.S. News & World Report ranked Seattle Children’s among the nation’s best children’s hospitals – for the 25th year in a row. We received national rankings in all 10 specialty areas evaluated by U.S. News & World Report. Seattle Children’s is one of just six hospitals nationwide to have all 10 programs ranked in the top 20.

What you will do: The Palliative Care Consultant will provide specialized consultative services to children and families where a child has a potentially life limiting illness. Provides social, emotional, spiritual and logistical care for the child with a potentially life limiting illness and his/her family. Provides multidisciplinary clinical collaboration for the Palliative Care (PC), Seattle Children’s health providers, and community health providers. Works collaboratively with PC team members to develop program goals, processes, services and quality improvement indicators and projects. Provides education and training in the philosophy and elements of palliative care to Seattle Children’s and external health professionals. Works in collaboration with PC medical providers to integrate the services of community palliative care and hospice providers with the PC service in support of care coordination and continuity for patients and families.

Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds and thoughts because this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Each of us is respectfully encouraged to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes diversity and inclusion at all levels.

Seattle Children’s aims to have a workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We believe we give our patients better care by having staff whose beliefs, attitudes and life experiences reflect those of our patient families.

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