The Nurse Practitioner collaborates with the interdisciplinary hospice team in the development of the comprehensive plan of care, assessment of patients, and participation in the identification of eligibility for Hospice Medicare Benefit. The Nurse Practitioner collaborates with the Hospice Medical Director.
In this role, you will be responsible for
designee assumes total care responsibility of patients presenting to Family Medicines Immediate Care site. Care scope includes triage, diagnosis, treatment, ordering of tests, and prescribing, as needed.
In this role, the selected candidate must have a Registered Nurse license issued by the state in which the caregiver practices; must have two years of experience in providing and coordinating care for patients with acute, critical and chronic health conditions as a nurse practitioner.
This position will need to recognize the needs and behaviors of a variety of age groups of patients, i.e., understand normal patterns of adult behavior and look for signs of normal aging prior experience with various age groups is preferred.
In this role, the selected candidate will participate in research as appropriate, ensures regulatory compliance, documents care according to standards, and prescribes in accordance with the collaborative agreement and State regulations.
In this role, the selected candidate demonstrates clinical expertise and expanded knowledge through patient care activities which may include diagnosis and management of a wide range of health problems.
In this role, the selected candidate must have ability to spend at least 1 hour with a member in their home, which may be in understaffed or remote areas, in the presence of pets, or members / family members that are tobacco users.
In this role, the selected candidate will participate as a member of an interdisciplinary health care team, working in collaboration with medical, nursing, and administrative staff and disease intervention professionals.