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Alive Hospice
Nashville, TN, United States

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If you have a passion for people and a desire to provide outstanding care and comfort to patients and their families, while working within a professional team focused on clinical excellency, then we can't wait to speak with you!

We are seeking a Nurse Practitioner to serve as an inpatient Palliative Care consultant within local area hospitals to provide excellent patient care through optimized symptom management and complex discussions surrounding goals of care or advance care planning. Hospice or palliative care experience is strongly suggested, as well as a desire to independently build a strong referral base within the assigned facility.

JOB SUMMARY

The Nurse Practitioner works independently, and in collaboration with, his/her Alive supervising physician to deliver excellent palliative care alongside the care of the hospital-based medical team. The NP provides palliative medical services by managing the symptoms related to acute and chronic conditions, assisting with communication and coordination of care, as well as developing treatment plans. This includes collaboration with the medical team, social workers, case managers, chaplains, etc to optimize holistic care of the patient. The NP would provide recommendations for and/or orders including pharmaceutical interventions/medications, laboratory and diagnostic services as needed, and will work closely with the patient and family to provide disease specific education and to establish goals of care.

Due to a referral-based census, the NP will exhibit excellent customer service and professionalism to all patients and referral sources, as well as ambition to build and grow referral source relationships. The NP must have a positive attitude, display comfort in autonomy, demonstrate initiative and flexibility, and be team-oriented.

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