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Full-Time Primary/Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner

Signature Service Central Point, OR
  • Posted: August 09, 2019
  • Full-Time

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Full-Time Primary/Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner

Location:
Signature Healthcare at Home
834 South Front St.
Central Point, OR 97502

Work Schedule:
Four ten hour days, Monday through Thursday or Tuesday through Friday.

Overview:
The Primary/Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner, with a multi-disciplinary clinical team, provides initial and ongoing clinical assessment for patients with advanced and or progressive medical conditions who are referred for palliative care consultation. Assists in the evaluation and treatment of patients in the Palliative Care Program. Conducts patient interviews, and collects and interprets diagnostic data. May perform physical examinations and specialized procedures under the delegation of a physician. Primary Care includes in home house calls for chronically ill adults. Documents the delivery of care in the individual's medical records. Provides patient education, and trains other health care professionals. Performs related responsibilities as required.

Please apply on line for this position here: https://signature-careers.com

  • Performs bedside palliative care patient/family evaluation
  • Diagnosis, treatment and management of acute and chronic health conditions
  • Orders, performs and interprets laboratory and radiology tests within scope of professional practice
  • Collaborate with primary care and specialty providers to assist in continuum of care for complex patients at our skilled nursing locations and in home when necessary
  • Perform comprehensive adult and geriatric exams, adjust medications, establish treatment plans, educate residents and nursing staff, coordinate care, facilitate family meetings, participate in coordinated care rounds and discharge planning for optimal patient outcomes
  • Prescribes medications including controlled substances to the extent delegated and licensed
  • Orders treatments and durable medical equipment as indicated
  • Performs other therapeutic or corrective measures as indicated, including urgent care
  • Consults with palliative care physician or designees as needed, informs primary physician, specialists and care team of services provided and collaborates with others as needed
  • Assists in all facets of care coordination for palliative care referrals
  • Primary Care includes in home house calls for chronically ill adults
  • Prepares and maintains accurate patient records, charts and documents to support sound medical practice and reimbursement for services provided
  • Complies with applicable laws and regulations with respect to collaborative agreements
  • Initiates reimbursement for services rendered
  • Provides training and continuing education for staff
  • Assists in development of clinical practice guidelines/standards in support of quality palliative care
  • Adheres to the practice of confidentiality regarding patients, families, staff and the Organization
  • Active State License
  • ANCC or AANP board certified required
  • NPI and DEA or ability to obtain within 30 days
  • Desire to be in a patient-centered, healthcare setting
  • Excellent bedside manner with solid customer-oriented presentation skills
  • Capable of multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment, where you are often moving from station to station
  • Ability to working autonomously and adapt to changing environments
  • Talent for cultivating a positive and energetic team atmosphere
  • Strong computer proficiency
  • Flexibility to travel by car in a company vehicle to community events within 1-4* hours from home location
  • Must have a valid Driver's License with a clear driving record to drive company car
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. on a consistent, daily basis
  • Actively or recently participated in service to Medicare patients and Medicaid patients (preferred)
  • Minimum 1-year experience as a Nurse Practitioner preferred.
  • Hospice and palliative care experience, and/or certification preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Please apply on line for this position here: https://signature-careers.com

Or contact Lee Whitlock:
Signature Healthcare At Home - Director of Recruiting
E: LWhitlock@signaturehch.com
P: 971-224-2512
C: 503-329-2802

ID: 2019-5206
Days of the week working: Four -Ten hour Days, Monday thru Thursday or Tuesday thru Friday
External Company Name: Northwest Hospice, LLC
External Company URL: 4signatureservice.com

Signature Service

Address

Central Point, OR
97502 USA

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