Nurse Practitioner - Palliative Care
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- Excellent Pay and Generous Benefits including a Pension and Continuing Education Reimbursement
- Excellent Team Orientated Culture
- Free Gym for Employees
- "Best Place to work in Monterey County" 11 years in a row!
The Palliative Medicine Service Nurse Practitioner functions under general Nurse Practitioner Standardized Procedure approved by the Interdisciplinary Practice Committee (CIDP.) The Nurse Practitioner (NP) provides routine care and management of the patient with acute and chronic complaints, in collaboration with the supervising physician and through implementation of standardized procedures. The NP reports to the Director of Nursing Support Services and is responsible for working 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. The NP possesses skills and knowledge to competently provide excellent patient care, offers a high level of compassion and comfort discussing end-of-life issues and pain and symptom management to develop the patient’s plan of care. The NP will also educate patients and families in terms of services provided by Palliative Care and will provide education and in-services on Palliative Care, as requested.
Must have a minimum of 2 years of experience in palliative care, pain management, oncology, and/or hospice. Must have excellent assessment, diagnosis and treatment skills, strong communication skills and be self directed, motivated, and highly organized. Education and/or work experience in palliative care strongly preferred.
As required for state of CA license as an RN and certified nurse practitioner.
Current RN licensure and a registered professional nurse who is authorized by California to practice as a nurse practitioner in accordance with California law and be certified as a nurse practitioner by a recognized a national certifying body that has established standards for nurse practitioners. A furnishing license issued by the Board of Registered Nursing and a current DEA number from the United States Drug Enforcement Administration for schedule II-IV controlled substances is required. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS is required. Palliative Care certification preferred.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Per Diem - cover minimum four shifts per month, with up to one weekend per three weeks on occasion and one major holiday per policy. Position will generally work 2-3 shifts per pay period, more to cover PTO with weekend coverage not to exceed more than once every three weeks (right now it will not be that often but this is the ultimate requirement in the department.)
Position Type:Per Diem