Highland Park – Los Angeles, California

$500.00

Palliative Care

1 in stock

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Description

About the Client:
We are a compassionate and supportive family deeply committed to providing the highest quality care for our beloved family member who is bravely facing terminal cancer. Our primary focus is to ensure his comfort, dignity, and peace as he approaches the end of life, surrounded by love and support.

Project Overview:
We are seeking experienced nurses who are compassionate and skilled in palliative care to provide comprehensive support for our family member with terminal cancer. This project encompasses ongoing pain management, symptom control, emotional and psychological support, and coordination of hospice services to ensure comfort in the final stages of life.

Responsibilities:

Provide compassionate and holistic care tailored to the unique needs of a patient with terminal cancer receiving palliative care.
Implement ongoing pain management interventions to alleviate physical discomfort and improve the patient’s quality of life, utilizing medication administration, nonpharmacological interventions, and supportive therapies.
Offer symptom control interventions to manage distressing symptoms associated with advanced cancer, including nausea, vomiting, dyspnea, and delirium, optimizing comfort and well-being.
Provide emotional and psychological support to the patient and his family members, addressing fears, anxieties, and existential concerns associated with end-of-life care, promoting acceptance, peace, and dignity.
Coordinate with hospice services to facilitate a seamless transition to end-of-life care, including admission to hospice, development of a personalized care plan, and provision of comprehensive support to the patient and his family throughout the dying process.
Collaborate closely with the patient’s medical team, including oncologists, palliative care physicians, social workers, and spiritual care providers, to coordinate care, optimize symptom management, and address emerging needs and challenges.
Requirements:

Certification as a registered nurse with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in palliative care, hospice care, or end-of-life care.
Proficiency in pain management techniques, including medication administration, nonpharmacological interventions (e.g., massage, music therapy), and supportive therapies (e.g., physical therapy, acupuncture), to alleviate physical discomfort and enhance quality of life for patients receiving palliative care.
Strong understanding of symptom management principles and strategies, including assessment, intervention, and evaluation, to address distressing symptoms associated with advanced cancer and terminal illness.
Ability to provide compassionate emotional and psychological support to patients and their families, addressing existential concerns, facilitating communication, and promoting acceptance and peace during the dying process.
Excellent communication skills and a compassionate demeanor, fostering trust and rapport with patients and their families, and collaborating effectively with interdisciplinary healthcare teams.
Patient Case:

Palliative Care for Terminal Cancer

Patient: 75-year-old male

Condition: The patient is confronting terminal cancer with a limited prognosis, requiring palliative care to optimize comfort, dignity, and quality of life during the final stages of life.

Care Plan:

Ongoing Pain Management: Implement ongoing pain management interventions to alleviate physical discomfort and improve the patient’s quality of life, utilizing medication administration (e.g., opioids, adjuvant analgesics), nonpharmacological interventions (e.g., positioning, heat therapy), and supportive therapies (e.g., physical therapy, massage).
Symptom Control: Offer symptom control interventions to manage distressing symptoms associated with advanced cancer, including nausea, vomiting, dyspnea, and delirium, utilizing pharmacological and nonpharmacological interventions to optimize comfort and well-being.
Emotional and Psychological Support: Provide compassionate emotional and psychological support to the patient and his family members, addressing fears, anxieties, and existential concerns associated with end-of-life care, fostering acceptance, peace, and dignity throughout the dying process.
Coordination of Hospice Services: Coordinate with hospice services to facilitate a seamless transition to end-of-life care, including admission to hospice, development of a personalized care plan, and provision of comprehensive support to the patient and his family throughout the dying process, ensuring comfort and dignity in the final stages of life.
Collaboration with Medical Team: Work closely with the patient’s interdisciplinary medical team, including oncologists, palliative care physicians, social workers, spiritual care providers, and bereavement counselors, to coordinate care, optimize symptom management, and address emerging needs and challenges, ensuring comprehensive and compassionate care for the patient and his family.

 

Total Budget: $496,735.20