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Nurse Practitioner (Hospice)

Company: LHC New
Location: Jefferson City
Posted on: September 14, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview Central Missouri Hospice is seeking a PRN Nurse Practitioner to join our collaborative and innovative team!Flexible Schedules401(k)Rapid Career AdvancementAll-encompassing Orientation and Fast Trak option for Home Care experienced cliniciansLHC Group is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people. Essential FunctionsThe Hospice Nurse Practitioner provides consultation in palliative care, symptom management and supportive care to meet the needs of the Hospice patient as requested by the referring physician. Facilitates clarification of patient and family goals of care. Assists with diagnosis, treatment and management of acute and chronic health conditions. Consults with the Hospice Medical Director as needed, informs primary physician of recommended services and collaborates with other physicians as needed. Educates facility staff, co-workers and the community on all aspects of Hospice and Palliative care and the services provided. Consults with the referring physician, the Hospice team and other involved providers to contribute to the patients plan of care. Prepares and maintains accurate patient records, charts and documents to support the medical practice and reimbursement for services provided. Prescribes medications including controlled substances to the extent delegated and licensed and after collaboration with Hospice care and referring physician. Orders diagnostics / treatments as needed after collaboration with Hospice care and referring physicians. Assists in development of clinical practice guidelines / standards in support of quality palliative care as requested by supervisor.Education & ExperienceExperience RequirementsMinimum of five years nursing experience; clinical nursing care in oncology, hospice, geriatrics, intensive care preferredLicense RequirementsCurrent certification as a clinical Nurse Specialist or Nurse Practitioner in the state of practice.Current certification by a national body such as ANCC, NBCHPN, or AANP.Current driver's license and vehicle insurance, access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation.Current CPR certification required.License DesiredPalliative Care ARNP preferred.Skill RequirementsKnowledgeable regarding the interdisciplinary team conceptEqual Opportunity Employer - vets, disability.Must be fully vaccinated or be willing to complete full vaccination by date of hire and proof of vaccination will be required. If permitted by state law, the company will consider requests for religious or medical exemptions.

Keywords: LHC New, Jefferson City , Nurse Practitioner (Hospice), Healthcare , Jefferson City, Missouri

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