Nurse Practitioner at Kindred Hospice in Midland, Texas

Posted in Health Care 10 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Responsibilities

We’re looking for a Nurse Practitioner to join our team.

 

You will report directly to the Executive Director or Administrator. You will be responsible for conducting face-to-face visits to assure that continued medical eligibility of the hospice patient.


  • Assesses physical and psychosocial status of assigned patients as outlined by Nursing Standard Operating Procedures

  • Prepares and Provides accurate documentation of the visit in a timely manner

  • Provides medical care as needed and with the scope of practice of the Nurse Practitioner

  • Actively participates in the coordination of the patient’s hospice care

  • May be asked to perform routine visits to patient homes and/or participate in the on-call nursing schedule

Qualifications


  • Master’s or higher degree in Nursing or related field with primary focus on Nursing (licensed in the state of requested employment)

  • Completion of graduate level nurse practitioner education program accredited by a national accrediting body and documentation of certification by a national credentialing body

  • Must be able to effectively operate nursing assessment tools and office equipment to include, computer and or tablet

  • Sensitivity to feeling of the terminally ill and their families before and after patient’s death

  • Knowledge of terminally ill patients and their families along with understanding of the hospice concept