Job: Nurse Practitioner – Hospice


Title Nurse Practitioner – Hospice
Location: Madison, WI
Details:

Nurse Practitioner – Hospice 

Home Health company is seeking an experienced Advanced Practice Provider (NP) to conduct hospice face-to-face encounters and attestations. Conducts hospice nursing visits and provides mentoring to nursing staff.

Candidate requirements:
Masters degree – Nurse Practitioner with at least 2 years home health provider experience that includes hospice. Wisconsin license, BLS and ACLS. 

Your Day:

  • Conducts face-to-face encounter visits to assist the Hospice Medical Director in determining eligibility/continued eligibility for hospice care.
  • Completes a narrative and signs and dates the attestation verifying completion of the face-to-face encounter. Provides clinical findings from the face-to-face encounter to the Hospice Medical Director.
  • Works collaboratively with the Hospice Medical Director, and Patient Care Manager. Consults with the Medical Director and primary physician of services on patient care.
  • Provides oversight of best practices related to symptom management including pharmaceutical oversight.
  • Makes visits to hospice patients and provides skilled nursing care within the established plan of care. Performs clinical care tasks including evaluation of patients and physical examinations. Updates the plan of care as needed. Performs case management. Contacts and consults with the physician regarding the plan of care. Communicates significant changes in patient condition.
  • Provides information, instruction and education to the patient, patient family members and caregivers.
  • Documents visit notes, treatments, and care. Records and reports symptoms and changes in patient’s condition. Completes and transfers data on a timely basis. Verifies that physician orders. Documents any verbal orders and follows up to secure written orders. Follows visit pattern according to physicians orders and ensures required visits are completed in a timely manner.

For more details on this job or other Nurse Practitioner jobs visit our website www.avasearchgroup.com or contact Adrienne Archer at 800-980-6237 or avasearchgroup@gmail.com

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