We are seeking a Nurse Practitioner who will help our palliative care program grow. This candidate will also assist with palliative care in our home health department, as well as assist with our growing hospice program. The person we are looking for will have a passion for providing excellent patient care and referring patients to the appropriate level of care to meet the goals of the patient and their family.
This position is educationally and clinically prepared to provide advanced nursing care to specialized patient populations. Provides patient assessments through patient exams, medical history, interpretation of diagnostic procedures, and development and implementation of patient treatment plans. Provides consultation and education as a highly specialized practitioner within scope of practice. Only Nurse Practitioners (NP) with the corresponding specialty certification may be privileged for their corresponding essential functions, core privileges and population. Adult NP (ANP), Family NP (FNP), Geriatric NP (GNP),
Women’s Health NP (WHNP), Adult Psychiatric & Mental Health NP (APMHNP), Family Psychiatric & Mental Health NP (FPMHNP), Pediatric NP (PNP), and School NP (SNP) are primary care providers and assess health status, diagnoses health status, and plans care for individuals with health problems that are acute self-limited or chronic and stable. Population focus for the primary care NP is dependent on their certification/license.
Primary care healthcare may also include disease prevention, health promotion, and the management of acute self-limited health problems, chronic stable single or multisystem health problems and end of life care.
This position is part of a care team and is responsible for providing and coordinating medical, surgical and other specialty care to patients. This position works within the scope specified by the applicable State Board of Nursing Scope of Practice, as well as the organization’s medical staff bylaws.
8 hour shifts
Monday - Friday with occasional weekend coverage
Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Foundation Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.
NOTE: The essential functions are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Specific tasks or responsibilities will be documented as outlined by the incumbent's immediate manager.
May supervise other staff in coordinating the activities of patient care, depending on work assignment.
MATRIX OR INDIRECT REPORTING
TYPE OF SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
If supervising others, has full authority for employment actions including selection, training, coaching, and performance reviews.
Foundation Health Leadership will strive to uphold the mission, vision, and values of the organization. They will serve as role models for staff and act in a people-centered, service excellence-focused, and results-oriented manner.
SCOPE AND COMPLEXITY
Position has regular patient contact to promote physiologic stability. Performs a wide variety of skills and procedures. Required skill set is dependent on the specific patient population and specialty-based area of practice. Interacts with physicians, clinical and support staff to carry out plan of care.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ENVIRONMENT FACTORS
DP - Typical Direct Patient Care environment: (Nutrition Rep, Chaplain, RN)
Must possess knowledge of clinical care and patient treatment as normally obtained through the completion of master’s degree in nursing.
Must be approved to practice as an Adult NP (ANP), Family NP (FNP), Geriatric NP (GNP), Women’s Health NP(WHNP), Adult Psychiatric & Mental Health NP (APMHNP), Family Psychiatric & Mental Health NP (FPMHNP),Pediatric NP (PNP), or School NP (SNP) by the State Board of Nursing by proof of license/certification.
Requires current RN license in state of practice. Must be certified to practice by the State Board of Nursing within a particular population as a nurse practitioner. Requires personal DEA license or must have prescribing and dispensing authority granted by the state board of nursing. Depending on business need/area of focus, this position may require graduation from an ACNM accredited nurse-midwifery education program, as well as a current NRP certification. Additional technical and professional certifications may be required based on type of nurse practitioner and scope of delineation document under medical staff services for an individual facility.
Exhibits an exemplary professional demeanor and interpersonal relationship skills.
Demonstrates proficiency in computer applications and database management.
DNP or PhD preferred. Current BLS certification preferred. Previous relevant experience preferred.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Foundation Health Partners is an EEO/AAP employer; qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.