Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA) - Palliative Medicine

February 13, 2020


University of Maryland Medical Center
Baltimore, MD, United States


Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA) - Palliative Medicine
Schedule: Full-time Rotating

The University of Maryland Medical Center is seeking a Nurse Practitioner or Physician’s Assistant with specialty palliative experience and or certification to join an interdisciplinary consultation team in a critical access, academic medical center.

• Responsible for diagnosing and treating patients in collaboration with physician colleagues.
• Provides specialty palliative consultation services to diverse patients, families and healthcare teams across medical center settings.
• Coordinates patient and family centered care to ensure quality and safety, appropriate lengths of stay and cost effectiveness.
• Serves as link integrating relevant research and best practices.
• Master of Science Degree with completion of an accredited APRN program. Registered and currently recorded with the Maryland Board of Examiners of Nurses and Certified as a Registered Nurse Practitioner in the State of Maryland. DEA and CDS eligible. ACHPN certification of specialty preferred, or meets certification exam requirements.
• Physician Assistant applicants must have successfully completed an accredited PA program and obtained national PA certification and a Maryland PA license.
• 2+ years advanced practice experience in specialty palliative care
• BCLS as required
• Demonstrated ability to promote professionalism through involvement in professional organizations, teaching, research, publishing, and/or certification in area of specialty.
• Ability to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the patient population(s) served. Ability to demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's requirements relative to his or her population-specific and age specific needs.
• Highly effective verbal and written communication skills are required to interact with patient families, departmental units, medical and nursing staff on all essential matters. Demonstrated/documented effective interpersonal skills.
• Maintains updated hospital safety and other mandatory training.
• Updated immunizations as recommended per practice area.

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