Burke Hospice and Palliative Care has career opportunities at all skill levels. Because our work affects the quality of life of our patients and their families, we seek special employees who are highly compassionate, technically skilled, possess superior interpersonal skills, and wish to enthusiastically contribute to our culture of caring. One hallmark of hospice is our interdisciplinary approach to delivering care. We function as a team of committed, competent professionals providing quality end-of-life care and bereavement support to patients, their families, and the community. Our work environment is friendly, caring, and supportive, valuing the input and ideas of all employees. Our family of professionals says they’ve found much more than jobs – they’ve found their life’s work. So whether you’re just starting out or you’re seeking a more satisfying career path, we look forward to hearing from you.
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Burke Hospice is now hiring for a Full Time Nurse Practitioner to join our team!
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
- Develop and direct in-home palliative care program. Initiate palliative care consultations for patients in all settings. This may include history, physical examination; interpretation of health data; prescribing medications in accordance with state law; ordering routine and diagnostic studies; and collaborating with the physician as appropriate.
- Participate in Hospice patient care as needed, including medical call rotation and face-to-face visits.
- Consult with medical colleagues as needed; communicate about patient care provided; provide written reports as requested.
- Assist patients and families in determining goals of medical care.
- Fulfill the role of attending physician for hospice patients under the direction of the VP of Medical Services/Chief Medical Director.
- Gather data to support hospice eligibility.
- Participate on a hospice Interdisciplinary Team as needed.
- Comply with all applicable laws and regulations governing hospice and medical and nursing practice.
- Participate in community and agency functions that foster the mission of hospice and palliative care (public speaking, professional organizations, fund-raising, etc.).
Education & Experience:
- Graduate of an approved nursing program.
- Graduate of an approved Nurse Practitioner Program.
- Current unrestricted North Carolina RN license.
- Approval to practice as a nurse practitioner by the Board of Medical Examiners and the Board of Nursing.
- Maintain continuing education as required to maintain certification.
- Achievement of hospice and palliative care certification required as soon as qualified.
- Minimum of 2 years RN or NP home care experience preferred.
Please submit resume or send to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.