Nurse Practitioner, Hospice
Per Diem, Days - Non-Committed - 8am-4:30pm, Mon-Fri
Quakertown, PA 18951
The Nurse Practitioner, Hospice is directly responsible for patient care with the collaborating physician. The Nurse Practitioner, Hospice provides a full range of healthcare services, including planning, coordinating and directing optimal patient care and outcomes to ensure quality patient care to the patient while meeting regulatory requirements.
Essential Functions of the Nurse Practitioner:
The Nurse Practitioner may order the following in order to evaluate, diagnose and treat the adult and/or geriatric patient: medications (as allowed by regulation and licensure), diagnostic tests, referrals and consultations, measurements, monitoring, procedures and treatments (as permitted by regulation and licensure).
Interprets data from the history, physical exam and diagnostic tests to identify actual or potential patient problems and needs.
Performs health histories. Sources may include, but are not limited to, adult and geriatric patients and/or families, and records requisitioned from Grand View Hospital, other healthcare providers or other facilities.
Makes initial comprehensive assessment visit, develops and confirms HPOC, and regularly reevaluates patient's nursing needs.
Provides formal and informal education to other healthcare providers as necessary and/or requested.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
Master's degree required.
Nurse Practitioner, licensed upon hire, required.
Registered Nurse in PA – licensed, upon hire, required.
Basic Life Support (BLS) upon hire required.
Pennsylvania driver's license required.
Grand View Health is an equal opportunity employer.
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