Kindred Palliative Care, part of the Kindred at Home family of hospice, home health, palliative, and community care providers, focuses on clinical excellence with compassion and dignity. Our company culture centers around humility, servant leadership, empathy, and innovation while we serve as a leader in the home care industry. Our people and our patient care allow us to make a difference when life matters most. We are passionate about what we do because our care matters.
We're looking for a Nurse Practitioner Palliative Care to join our team.
You will report directly to the Director of Palliative Care. You will work in collaboration with the Palliative Care Medical Director and other palliative team members to deliver palliative care by providing diagnosis, treatment and follow-up for patients referred to palliative care.
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 palliative care
Participates in evening/weekend call as required, conducting on-call services in a clinically competent and responsive manner
Minimum of Masters of Science in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing, or an equivalent as allowed under state law
Minimum of two years Nurse Practitioner experience
Current license as a registered nurse or equivalent as required by state law for Nurse Practitioner licensure
Current Nurse Practitioner certification/license
Must have a collaborative agreement in place with a supervising physician agreeable to supervise work in palliative care program or must agree to enter a collaborative agreement with Palliative Medical Director, as required by state law
Part B Provider certification
Federal DEA license
State DEA license (if required)
ACHPN - Certification in Hospice and Palliative Care Preferred
Nurse Practitioner specialty in Family or Adult Medicine preferred
Practice experience with Part B billing is preferred
Able to work autonomously in an Advanced Practice Role
Working knowledge or understanding of: principles of Palliative Medicine, including when a patient may be appropriate for home health or hospice care; Medicare/Medicaid regulations; and interdisciplinary process.
Current automobile insurance and valid driver's license
This role requires full COVID-19 vaccination.
Comprehensive Benefits Package: Health Insurance, 401k Plan, Tuition Reimbursement, PTO
Opportunity to Participate In a Fleet Program
Professional Growth and Development Opportunities
This is a safety-sensitive position
Employee must meet minimum requirements to be eligible for benefits
Where applicable, employee must meet state specific requirements