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NURSE PRACTITIONER - HOSPICE, PRN

Company: Winterhaven Hospice
Location: Prescott
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Our Company: Overview: Our Hospice Nurse Practitioners are the heart of our organization who support patients by providing hospice care through evaluation, assessment, diagnosing medical conditions, developing plans of care, and prescribing medication and treatment. We are proud to have some of the best and brightest individuals in the healthcare industry on our team. We are confident you will find purpose, meaning and a chance to make a positive impact from day one. Apply today! PRN benefits include: 401(k) program
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Vendor discounts
Responsibilities:
Providing medical care, palliates and manages terminal illness in compliance with the state Nurse Practice Act under the supervision of a collaborating physician
Completing history and physical examinations by evaluating the patient's medical condition and health history
Completing the hospice face to face visit requirements prior to the third and subsequent hospice benefit periods to assess hospice eligibility based
Making recommendations to the hospice medical director regarding patient eligibility for certification and recertification for hospice care
Completing and maintaining accurate clinical notes
Communicating with the physician and participating in interdisciplinary group meetings to meet the medical and emotional needs of the patient and family/caregivers
Ensuring compliance with all state and federal legal and regulatory requirements
Additional responsibilities as assigned
Qualifications:
Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing and accredited Nurse Practitioner program
Current DEA license, if applicable to state regulations
Current nursing license in state of practice
Current CPR certification
Master's degree with minimum of one year NP experience
One year hospice or palliative care experience required
Accreditation from an approved certifying body for advanced practice nursing as required by state of practice
Certification in a specialist area preferred (e.g. Hospice and Palliative Nursing (CHPN) or Geriatrics)
Commitment to clinical and documentation excellence
About our Line of Business: At Winterhaven Hospice, our primary ambition is to bring first-class care to the warmest and most serene environment possible: home. We provide the full spectrum of hospice services, thoughtfully tailored to the individual needs of patients and families. As part of the BrightSpring Health Services family of brands, Winterhaven Hospice is grounded in a foundational commitment to providing exceptional patient care and championing our agency leadership and teams. We are proud to have some of the best and brightest individuals in the health care industry on our team. We are confident you will find purpose, meaning and a chance to make a positive impact from day one. For more information about Winterhaven Hospice, please visit Follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.

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