Nurse Practitioner, Palliative Care (Job # 4306)

New York Metro Area

Post Date: 08/31/2017 Job ID: 4306 Department: Allied Health

Title: Nurse Practitioner, Palliative Care

Location: Manhattan, NY 10001

Industry: Healthcare

Occupational Category: Allied Health

Hours: Full-time, Shift: 8: 00am – 6: 30pm (10-hour shift with weekend rotation) variable hours

Description: Hiring a Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner for a top academic medical center. In this role, the successful Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner will provide comprehensive nursing care.

Responsibilities:
  • Screens patients referred to the Palliative Care Consultation Team for: advanced care planning, symptom management, extended care options, spiritual, emotional and bereavement support.
  • Performs directed health history, physical examination and psychosocial assessment
  • Works collaboratively with palliative care consultation team to identify, develop, implement, and communicate an appropriate plan of care
  • Prescribes medications for palliative care patients
  • Orders laboratory, radiological and diagnostic studies
  • Prescribes medical equipment, devices, therapy, and home health services
  • Evaluates patient responses to treatment and therapy throughout continuum of care.
  • Evaluates treatment and health care plans for effectiveness
  • Coordinates the Palliative Care Program
  • Assists in development and delivery of education regarding advance care planning

Educational Requirements:
  • Current registration as Registered Professional Nurse and Nurse Practitioner in NY State
  • Master’ s and/or Doctorate degree in nursing
  • Board certification as Nurse Practitioner required.
  • Palliative Care Certification required or attained within 1 year of hire.

Experience Requirements:
  • Minimum of five years of clinical practice experience, preferably in critical care, palliative care, hospice, pain Management and/or Oncology. Nurse Practitioner experience preferred.

Desired Skills:
  • Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner
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