Hospice Care Nurse Practitioner

Full-time

Location: Home Care

Position Summary

The Nurse Practitioner working under the Medical Director provides Hospice care services to patients and families in a variety of settings. Responsible for performing comprehensive medical and psychosocial evaluations and performing clinical care for patients and families faced with life threatening or progressive, life limiting conditions. The position includes administrative oversight and management of outpatient clinics.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs patient evaluations and services in outpatient and inpatient settings.

  • Coordinate and collaborate with the Primary Care Physicians, Medical Director, Director of Clinical Services, Team Leads and ancillary staff regarding patient care and case management.

  • As credentialed and privileged to perform, physical examinations, histories, chart documentation, patient orders, radiological and laboratory interpretation, discharge orders, patient and family instruction and education, and participation in case management.

  • Empowers and supports care givers and patients through education of the disease process and prescribed care regimens.

  • Actively participate and collaborate in Hawai’i Care Choices Interdisciplinary Team, program development, special projects, and education.

  • Observe, report, and maintain sound safety practices.

Skill & Knowledge Requirements

  • Excellent observation, critical thinking, assessment, nursing judgement and communication skills.

  • Advanced knowledge of symptoms and normal course of acute and chronic illnesses, and their interventions/treatments.

  • Comfortable in maintaining professional boundaries.

  • Interest and desire to give hospice care with a special sensitivity to the needs of the dying.

  • Sound working knowledge of hospice Conditions of Participation (COPs) and clinical standards of practice.

Educational and Experience Requirements

 

  • NP Certification from AANP.

  • Valid State of Hawai’i RN license and a Masters in Nursing (MSN) from an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program required.

  • Valid License State of Hawai’i Nurse Practitioner in a specialty area that permits diagnoses and unrestricted prescription authority based on State and Federal requirements.

  • ANCC National Board for Hospice and Palliative Nurses preferred.

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