Nurses

Advanced Nurse Practitioner - Palliative Care

April 8, 2019

Where

Penn Medicine Princeton Health
Philadelphia, PA, United States

Description

Penn Medicine Princeton Health is currently searching for a Full Time, Days, Nurse Practitioner for Princeton Medicine Physicians, Palliative Care.

Position Summary: The Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner provide primary health care including the assessment and treatment of the terminally ill patient. The nurse practitioner promotes involvement of the patient/family in the plan of care with emphasis placed on pain and symptom management, emotional and spiritual support of the patient and family. The Nurse Practitioner works in collaboration with the NICHE/Palliative Care Medical Director to maximize patient care. The NP is responsible for the adoption of evidence based Palliative Medicine practice within the hospice department. The role requires collaboration with multiple disciplines to ensure patients continue to meet the hospice criteria at recertification. The NP will participate in team meetings on a regular basis to understand the patient and family needs.

Qualifications:
All Princeton Health employees are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Required:
- Advanced Nurse Practice Degree from an accredited nursing school and all of the education required to have achieved such a degree
- New Jersey State RN License
- New Jersey State Advanced Nurse Practitioner License
- American Nurses Credentialing Center Certification (ANCC)
- BLS (Basic Life Support) certification from American Heart Association (AHA)
- Have or be in the process of obtaining DEA and NJ Controlled Dangerous Substances licenses
- At least two (2) years of previous experience as a Nurse Practitioner
- Experience in hospice, symptom management and end of life options and planning
- Must obtain Medicare and Medicaid billing privileges as a nurse practitioner
- Demonstrates ability to work independently in diverse settings. Strong command of the English language.
- Must have insurance required by state law for nurse practitioners to practice and prescribe.
- Knowledgeable about community services and end of life options.
- Ability to function independently with regards to most clinical decision making.
- Clear and concise oral and written communication skills.
- Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills.
- Proficiency in documentation using personal computers and commonly used business application.
-Pushing/Pulling/Lifting/Carrying up to 50 pounds - Occasionally

Join the Princeton Health family and be a part of Redefining Care in our community!

Princeton Health is a qualified employer under the rules of the Government Public Service Loan Forgiveness program & an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE M/F/D/V.

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