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:
Equal Opportunity Employer/EOE
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