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Hospice & Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner
09-09-2010



  • Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner
    in a hospital setting
    The Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Philadelphia
     
    Are you a proactive patient advocate with a passion for delivering excellent care ?
     
     
    The Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Philadelphia is the largest and oldest provider of hospice and home care in the area. Our mission is simple; to build the best hospice delivery system in the Greater Philadelphia area and deliver high quality and high value healthcare.  
     
     
    As a Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner with The Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Philadelphia, you will get: 
     
    ·         Generous vacation time,sick time and personal time 
    ·         Low co-pay comprehensive medical, dental, life coverage, retirement, and more 

    ·         Tuition reimbursement, professional development, and free continuing education

As a Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner with The Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Philadelphia, you will be responsible for:

  • The Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner applies advanced knowledge/clinical skills necessary to assess/manage the healthcare of individuals with life threatening illnesses
  •  Performs health histories, physical exams, patient teaching and discharge planning and documents care based on Standards of Practice.
  •  Provides consultation in palliative care, symptom management and supportive care to meet the needs of the patient as requested by the referring physician.
  • Facilitates access to appropriate support models of care in conjunction with the palliative care team
  • Minimum of 5 years of nursing experience in related field (Palliative Care, Hospice, Geriatric, Oncology).
  •  Licensed to practice nursing as a Nurse Practitioner.
  •  Knowledge of interdisciplinary team concept. Current driver’s license
  • Reliable transportation and auto insurance
  • Master’s Degree in Advance Practice Nursing with a focus in Palliative Care, Geriatrics, or Family Medicine.

For immediate consideration,please forward your CV or Resume and Cover Letter to:


 Madeline M.Ettore
Clinical Recruiter

mettore@vnaphilly.org


  
Equal Opportunity Employer/EOE
 



Job Type:
Full-time

Location:
PHILADELPHIA,

Salary:
[n/a]

Date available:
09-09-2010

Company:
The Visiting nurse Association of Greater Philadelphia

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