Hospice Face-to-Face Nurse Practioner – Per Diem

JOB SUMMARY:
Provide face-to-face visits for Hospice Patients in consult with Hospice Team and Hospice Medical Director. Provide timely documentation of all Face-to-Face encounters. Follow LCD guidelines and company Hospice Compliance Plan.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A registered nurse practitioner with a current NJ state license.
  • Previous Hospice experience required
  • CHPN preferred
  • Knowledge of CMS Hospice Conditions of Participation
  • Knowledge of physical, psychosocial and spiritual needs of terminally ill patients and their caregivers.
  • Experience with hospice medication management and symptom relief.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide face-to-face visits for Hospice Patients in consult with Hospice Team and Hospice Medical Director.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to the hospice philosophy of care.
  • Flexible with work schedule to accommodate needs of patients.
  • Demonstrates excellent observation, nursing judgment and communication skills.
  • Self-directed with the ability to work independently.
  • Exhibits professional behaviors that promote positive customer relations with physicians, coworkers, patients, and visitors.
  • Contributes to a climate of collaboration and cooperation.
  • Defines and encourages high standards of performance.
  • Seeks opportunities to improve operations.
  • Respects the patient’s rights and treats the client with respect.
  • Knowledge of VNA mission, philosophy, policies and programs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


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