The Palliative Nurse Practitioner provides expertise in a consultative role to patients with advanced disease requiring palliative services in accordance with state specific nurse practice law. Working under a collaborative practice agreement with the hospice Medical Director/Team Physician, the Nurse Practitioner collaborates with the medical director, attending physician, specialists and non-physician providers as applicable for the purpose of coordination of care to effectively meet the medical, psychological and spiritual needs of the patient. This enables patients to live life as fully and comfortably as possible in an atmosphere where patients and families are able to share their thoughts, hopes and concerns.
- Continuing medical education, Comprehensive benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision) including company paid Malpractice, DEA and Licensure
- Monday-Friday position, no on-call, weekends, or nights
It is extremely rewarding to be able to go into the patient's environment and help them during this phase of life. Be a part of the Heartland team making a difference.
4645 - Heartland Hospice - Serving Raleigh and Durham, North Carolina
Currently licensed as RN in state; Masters Degree in Nursing and certification through a national Nurse Practitioner licensing board.
- At least one year in Hospice or Palliative care
- Prior Nurse Practitioner experience, preferred.