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Providence Health & Services Hospice and Palliative Care Education Coordinator  *Tukwila, WA; Anaheim CA or Portland, OR.* in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Hospice and Palliative Care Education Coordinator (1.0 FTE, Days Full-Time) able to work in Tukwila, WA; Anaheim CA or Portland, OR.

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We are seeking a Hospice and Palliative Care Education Coordinator that will work to improve education and onboarding for all Hospice and Palliative care caregivers. This position works in conjunction with the Hospice & Palliative Care Quality team to ensure Hospice staff meet and complete the required staff competencies and received education on Hospice quality initiatives. Coordinator also represents Hospice in State and Federal audits. Through education and consultation position supports leaders and staff in incorporating High Reliability tools into practice. This position is also responsible for organizing, communicating and coordinating continuing education opportunities for all Hospice caregivers. Position also presents community education for facilities, churches or other community organizations.


  • Planning and implementing an individualized orientation for a group of new hires.

  • Working with a broad spectrum of staff.

  • Sharing training resources with other Hospice and Palliative Care branches.

  • Working within a complex system.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Provide overall management of new hire orientation and training for all Hospice and Palliative care employees. This includes assuring all presenters, materials, supplies, rooms and equipment necessary for orienting new hires are available as well as coordinating field training.

  • As a certified High Reliability Instructor, incorporates Highly Reliable practices into caregiver protocols in conjunction with the Quality team.

  • Respond to Hospice Audits in conjunction with Hospice Quality Manager.

  • Create and update Hospice family and patient process training including service provision and financial processing.

  • Act as a leader and resource to all new hires from their hire to transition to field teams.

  • Create and maintain new employee initial competency and education checklist files, obtaining and verifying completeness of the competencies in conjunction with the supervisor and new employee.

  • Work closely with the Hospice Clinical Educators, Hospice Quality Managers and Hospice & Palliative Care Education team to ensure that all orientation materials and existing competencies reflect current policy and practice.

  • Along with the Clinical Educator acts as a resource to preceptors, trainers, supervisors, and managers to support performance coaching and reviews. Advises supervisors of new caregivers concerns and their integration progress.

  • Assist the Clinical Educators and Quality Managers in coordinating ongoing competency documentation for all staff and provides same for audits.

  • Notify staff of upcoming continuing education opportunities and participates in planning and coordinating education offerings.

  • Assist managers and supervisors in evaluating education requests for continuing education.

  • Identify areas for orientation and field process improvement and facilitates efforts to address changes, including providing staff education.

  • Participate in quarterly Hospice and Palliative Care Services Division orientation, ensuring that supervisors are notified of employees required to attend.


Required qualifications in this position includes:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Valid Driver's license

  • 2 years experience in healthcare environment

  • 3 years Managing training and education programs

  • 3 years experience making multi-media presentations

  • An established record as a strong team player

  • Experience in classroom setting

Preferred qualifications in this position includes:

  • Certified High Reliability Organization Trainer

  • 3 years Hospice administrative experience

  • Experience with skill competencies

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Education

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 322869