Sorry, this job is no longer accepting applications. See below for more jobs that match what you’re looking for!

Hospice Nurse Practitioner PRN

Expired Job

Amedisys Home Health Services Chattanooga , TN 37402

Posted 3 months ago

What You Will Do:

As a Nurse Practitioner (NP) for Amedisys, you will work autonomously but in collaboration with physicians to deliver primary medical care for adult hospice patients. You will provide advanced practice nursing services through palliation and management of the terminal condition, and develop treatment plans for patients at home and possible other settings which may include: general inpatient units, hospitals, assisted living, independent living, senior housing, and skilled nursing facilities.

  • Communicate significant findings, problems, changes in condition or environment to the clinical manager/attending physician and other members of the interdisciplinary team.

  • Complete face to face encounters and assesses the following: disease related changes, decline in function, adherence and effectiveness of pain and symptom regimen, the patient and family coping mechanisms and quality of life.

  • Order and review appropriate lab, x-rays, EKG's and other diagnostic procedures for palliation and treatment of the terminal disease as dictated by the patient's condition and documents the treatment plan accordingly and reviews results with collaborating physician

  • Make referrals to other disciplines as indicated by the patient's needs

  • Actively participate in interdisciplinary team conferences

Required:

  • Master's Degree or higher degree in Nursing

  • Current and unencumbered license as a Nurse Practitioner in the state the employee is assigned to work by the Company.

  • Must meet the training, education and experience requirements to be authorized to practice as a nurse practitioner in the state where services are provided including, without limitation, being certified as a Nurse Practitioner by a recognized national certifying body that has established standards for nurse practitioners.

  • Must have the authority to practice, prescribe and have Medicare billing privileges as a nurse practitioner in the state where services are provided.

  • Must meet physician-nurse practitioner restrictive collaborative requirements specific to state assigned to work by the Company and supply a copy of all active collaborating physician agreements and indicate whether these will be transferable to your employment with Amedisys.

  • Must have insurance required by state law for nurse practitioners to practice [and prescribe] in the state where services are provided, or be eligible for such insurance requirements to be satisfied by group coverage with an employer

  • Current CPR certification.

  • Must have reliable transportation, valid driver's license and practice required liability insurance

Preferred:

  • Previous experience in geriatric primary care

  • Previous experience and education in palliative care

  • National certifications in field of expertise

See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Nurse Practitioner Family Medicine

Catholic Health Initiatives

Posted 3 days ago

VIEW JOBS 11/9/2018 12:00:00 AM 2019-02-07T00:00 Company: CHI Memorial Mountain Management Services Practice: CHI Memorial Center for Healthy Aging Location: Chattanooga, TN Job Type: Part-Time Job Summary: The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for utilizing training and skills to provide direct patient care under the supervision of a physician. Essential Duties: * Obtain medical histories when necessary. * Perform physical exams (within established protocol). * Diagnose, treat and monitor chronic diseases (within protocol guidelines). * Order diagnostic test. * Prescribe or recommend medications for prescription for medications and treatment (within protocol guidelines). * Provide preventive health screenings and immunizations for children and adults. * Promote positive lifestyle habits to all patients through education and counseling. * Assist the doctor with office surgeries. * Assure charts are signed off by the doctor within 7 days. * Maintain patients privacy and confidentiality. * Make follow up calls to check patients progress. * Assist doctors with phone coverage and hospital rounds. * Work closely with other nurses to assure patient flow is efficient. * Consult with doctor regarding patient symptoms to assure proper diagnosis and plan of treatment. * Performs other duties as assigned. Education: * Certified Nurse Practitioner * Certificate of fitness through American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Experience: * 3-5 years clinical nursing practice in an acute care setting required. * 1-3 years previous experience as a NP in an acute or primary care setting Certification or Licensure: * Licensed as a CRNP in state of TN, required. * BLS required. Additional Responsibilities: Demonstrates a commitment to service, hospital values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times. * Adheres to and exhibits our core values: Reverence: Profound respect and awe for all of creation, the foundation that shapes spirituality, our relationships with others and our journey to God. Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, fidelity, trust, truthfulness in all we do. Compassion: Solidarity with one another, capacity to enter into another's joy and sorrow. Excellence: Preeminent performance, becoming the benchmark, putting forth our personal and professional best. * Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times. * Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines. * Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members. * Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, visitors, staff and the broader health care community. Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers NOTICE This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position. Catholic Health Initiatives Chattanooga TN

Hospice Nurse Practitioner PRN

Expired Job

Amedisys Home Health Services