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Nurse Practitioner - 011

Bonner General Health Sandpoint, ID
  • Posted: January 24, 2019
  • Full-Time

Bonner General Health


Nurse Practitioner - 011


Location
Sandpoint, ID
Type
Full Time



Department: Hospice
Status: Part-time, 40 hrs per pay period
Shift: Tuesday and Friday, and every other Wednesday, 8am-4:30pm; Will participate in after hours call rotation
Position Summary:
The Nurse Practitioner provides patient care services by evaluating, treating, and triaging patient needs within the scope of the individual authority granted by the applicable governing Idaho State Board. The Hospice Nurse Practitioner ensures the delivery of individualized nursing care to Hospice clients, focusing on providing highest quality of life and palliative care.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides Hospice Admission visits and Medicare regulation Required Face to Face Encounter visits as well as Nursing Assessment visits
  • Communicates assessment findings to Hospice Medical Director for determination of eligibility for initial and ongoing Hospice services
  • Writes appropriate orders for Hospice admission, services, treatments, medications as well as ongoing care
  • Acts as Hospice Attending Provider for Hospice patients who do not have community provider to oversee care
  • Provides clinical oversight and guidance to Hospice team in patient care management needs
  • Provides nursing care on an intermittent basis for care and symptom management
  • Participates in standby coverage to provide 24-hour nursing availability to Hospice clients; scheduled for standby after hour duties as department needs require to meet patient care needs (a minimum of once every four week nights)
  • Participates as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) to assist in provision of holistic care to clients and families
  • Documents all Face to Face encounters, Orders, clinical findings, and any intervention provided by end of each scheduled shift
  • Consults with client's attending physician and/or Hospice Medical Director when necessary regarding symptom management
  • Participates in standby coverage to provide 24-hour nursing availability to Hospice clients; scheduled for standby after hour duties as department needs require to meet patient care needs (a minimum of once every four week nights)
  • Maintains productivity standards as defined by Home Health/Hospice Manager or Designee
  • Demonstrates the ability to communicate and receive constructive feedback in a positive manner
  • Provides in-home education to promote management of Hospice patient need maximizing independence, and holistic care safe activities of the client
  • Monitor client and caregiver's progress toward stated goals. Collaborates with Hospice team to adjust POC according to client response
Requirements
Skills
  • Ability to provide professional care based on training, competence and judgment
  • Must have full capacity to read, write and comprehend as well as full capacity to make complex and routine medical judgments
  • Must have contemporary skills and documented CME's
  • Basic computer literacy and ability to effectively learn new software programs required
Education
  • Graduate from an approved professional school of nursing
  • Hospice training as provided by BGH and a professional interest in working with the terminally ill and their families
Experience:
  • Documented evidence of a minimum two years professional experience and ability in direct patient care
  • Medical/Surgical experience preferred
Licensure/Certification:
  • Current State of Idaho Nursing Practitioner License and certification through the applicable accrediting organization.
  • Meets and maintains credentialing requirements of Allied Health category of BGH staff affiliation
  • Current BLS (AHA) certification
  • Valid driver's license
Physical Demands:
Physical Demands of position are listed in the job description
Supervised By:
Home Health and Hospice Nurse Manager

Bonner General Health
Our Hospital
Established in 1949, Bonner General Health (BGH) is a non-profit, critical access hospital, serving a community of approximately 57,000 in the scenic panhandle of Idaho. As a pillar of the community and one of the premier employers of the region, BGH has earned a reputation as the first choice for healthcare.
In addition to our 25 hospital beds, Bonner General Health offers a variety of healthcare support through our free-standing clinics and comprehensive services.
Our Services
  • 24-hour Emergency Department
  • Critical Care Unit
  • Family Centered Maternity Unit
  • Surgical Services
  • Medical Surgical Department
  • Cardiopulmonary
  • Laboratory
  • Pharmacy
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Dietary and Diabetes Education
  • Hospice
  • Home Health
  • Immediate Care
  • Anticoagulation
  • Women's Health
  • Kootenai Clinic Cancer Services
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Health
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy
  • Infusions and Procedures Clinic
  • Orthopedics Clinic
  • Psychiatric Clinic

Our Mission
Serving our community by providing excellent healthcare close to home.
Our Vision
To be the best place to receive care and the best place to give care.
Our Values
Compassion: Treat patients, family members, and colleagues with sensitivity and empathy.
Excellence: Deliver the best outcomes possible and highest quality service through the dedicated effort of individual team members.
Integrity: Adhere to the highest standards of professionalism, ethics, and personal responsibility.
Respect: Treat patients, family members, and colleagues with dignity.
Our Location
The Inland Empire is a breathtaking region where you can enjoy skiing, hiking, camping, fishing, boating and many other recreational activities. Bonner General Health is located approximately 60 miles south of the Canadian border in the dynamic city of Sandpoint, Idaho.
Situated on the shores of scenic Lake Pend Oreille (Pond-o-ray), Sandpoint was recently judged by USA Today and Rand McNally, as the "Most Beautiful Town in the USA" and offers four seasons of outstanding recreation. Whether your preference is cultural exploration, being on the water, snow or in the mountains, you are sure to find just what your heart desires in Sandpoint.
To learn more about Sandpoint visit, SandpointOnline.com. To view an interactive visitor's guide, click here.
APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE: Employment at Bonner General Health is contingent upon successfully passing a drug screen and criminal history background check. During the interview process all applicants will be asked to sign a release that allows the organization to request information from various federal, state, and other agencies which maintain records concerning history related to criminal, civil and driving violations. Bonner General Health is a tobacco free / fragrance free workplace. All new employees will meet with Occupational Health to review health history and immunizations. The influenza vaccination will be offered during flu season. Any employee who does not receive the vaccination will be required to wear a mask for the duration of the flu season.
If you need assistance while completing the online application, please contact us at recruiting@bonnergeneral.org. You may also call 208-265-1044.
All Bonner General Health job postings are paid under the 40-hour overtime Wage and Hour Law.
BGH is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Bonner General Health is an organization that participates in E-Verify. Information from each employee's I-9 will be provided to the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security, to confirm authorization to work in the United States.
Click here to view E-Verify and Right to Work Posters
Company Website: BonnerGeneral.org
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