Job Details


Requisition Number 17-0013
Post Date 2/7/2017
Title ARNP
Employee Type PRN
Work Hours PRN
City Various
State FL
Description

POSITION SUMMARY:  This position is responsible for delivering care to patients under the direction of the Medical Director.  The practice will consist of assessment, diagnosis, provision of palliative care, treatment of common health problems, management of the patient’s terminal illness and related conditions, and must also meet the general medical needs of the patients to the extent that these needs are not met by the attending physician.

 

Core Responsibilities Include:

  1. Comprehensive and/or problem focused physical, emotional, social cultural and spiritual history and assessment of pain and other symptoms of patients and families experiencing life-limiting progressive illness.
  2. Order, may perform and interpret common screening and diagnostic tests based on the goals of care.
  3. Analyze and interpret history, symptoms, findings and diagnostics to confirm terminal diagnosis and appropriateness for hospice care for patients. 
  4. Work with the Hospice team to develop a plan of care consistent with the patient/family wishes.
  5. Maintain professional standards.
Requirements
  1. Licensed to practice in the State of Florida as a Nurse Practitioner.
  2. An understanding of, and commitment to Hospice philosophy and mission.
  3. Experience in Hospice or Home Health preferred.
  4. Must have reliable mode of transportation.
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