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Nurse Practitioner - Palliative Care
PRN / Per Diem, Days - Non-Committed - Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm, as needed
Sellersville, PA 18960

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Our well-established and rapidly expanding post-acute care division has a wonderful opportunity for an advanced practice RN to join its Palliative team. Our progressive program expands our services beyond the walls of our hospital in order to ensure that continued care doesn't end at the bedside.

As a leader of our Palliative program, you will work with a multidisciplinary team of professionals to continue recovery and provide education, coordination of care, and symptom management for acute and chronic conditions in order to assist in the pursuit of independent living. Our services span the communities of Upper Bucks and Western Montgomery counties.

This position is responsible for hospital inpatient consults, home visits and skilled nursing facility visits.
 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Performs interview health histories. Sources may include, but are not limited to, adult, geriatric patients and/or families, and records requisitioned from Grand View Hospital, other healthcare providers or other facilities.
  2. Performs physical exams.
  3. Interprets data from the history, physical exam and diagnostic tests to identify actual or potential patient problems and needs.
  4. Develops and implements palliative plan of care for the adult or geriatric patient.
  5. Monitors responses to palliative plan and adjusts plan accordingly.
  6. Collaborates with patient's physicians re: patient palliative plan of care.
  7. Provides teaching, consultation, guidance, counseling and emotional support to patients and their families.
 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience as an NP is desirable.
  • Must possess a Master's degree.
  • Position relies strongly on the ability to collaborate with the patient's care team and requires strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license, own transportation, etc.
  • Nurse Practitioner, licensed upon hire, required.
  • Registered Nurse in PA, licensed upon hire, required.
  • Current CPR certification upon hire required.
Grand View Health is an equal opportunity employer.
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