Advanced Practice Registered Nurse-APRN

Community Hospice & Palliative Care View Company Profile

Palatka, FL 32177 Works in collaboration with a physician and other palliative care team members in an active practice to deliver palliative care and related health care services to patients and families in a variety of settings. Half time spent with the Hospice Palatka team and half time as a Palliative consulting in hospital setting. Full Time position opportunity. Responsibilities: Performs medical examinations and evaluations, diagnoses, treatment, follow-up, consultation and education for both patients and family. Assists with diagnosis, treatment and management of acute and chronic health conditions. Orders, performs and interprets laboratory and radiology tests within scope of professional practice. Writes orders pertaining to informed consents, diagnostic procedures and treatments. Prescribes medications and other treatments. Administers medications as prescribed. Consults with palliative care physician or designee as needed, informs attending physician of services provided and collaborates with other physicians as needed. Facilitates clarification of patient and family goals of care. Prepares and maintains accurate patient records, charts and documents to support sound medical practice and reimbursement of services provided. Executes physicianxe2x80x99s orders in accordance with legal, ethical, and organizational standards. Complies with applicable laws and regulations. Initiates reimbursement for services rendered on a timely basis. Ensures provision of informed consent for CPR and DNR. Recommends medications as required to treat specific populations. Adheres to the practice of confidentiality regarding patients, families, staff and the organization. Provides educational sessions to advance palliative medicine among internal staff, medical community and community as a whole. Participates in on-call coverage and assists in establishing schedule. Participates in regular interdisciplinary team meetings to review active cases. Qualifications: Graduate, advanced education with Masterxe2x80x99s degree Minimum of two (2) years nursing experience. Experience in hospice palliative care preferred Valid State of Florida Driverxe2x80x99s license with driving record acceptable to Community Hospice insurance carrier. Advanced Practice Nurse or PA licensed in the State of Florida We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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