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Nurse Practitioner - CA

Company: Compassus
Location: Anaheim
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Current Compassus Colleagues: Please apply via Workday.

As a Compassus nurse, you have the autonomy to utilize your nursing skills. You are invited into patients' homes and lives during trying times and have the honor to become a trusted face. For many of our team members, this is more than a career- it's a calling.

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of others? Join our team today as a Nurse Practitioner to positively impact the experiences of patients and families.

Position Summary

The Nurse Practitioner functions as an extension of the Interdisciplinary Team and hospice physician to provide routine recertification and emergency assessments, educational and evaluative services to meet the needs of patients and their families. As the Nurse Practitioner, you will help the patient and family maintain their maximum level of comfort and coping and flex your schedule to meet agency visit needs.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Perform routine and emergency assessments
  • Provide physical and emotional care to support the patient and family in period of crisis
  • Perform routine and emergency assessments related to outpatient palliative care visits
  • Communicate with the Medical Director, Attending Physician, Director of Clinical Services and Interdisciplinary Team

Qualifications

  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, to include some evenings and weekends
  • Ability to travel to patient homes and nursing facilities
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs

Education, Experience, and Certifications

NP providing Hospice Care

Nurse Practitioner with a current nurse practitioner license in state of employment. Minimum of one year nursing practice or equivalent experience required. Hospice, oncology, or home health and/or long-term care preferred.

State Specifics:

  • All States except Iowa: Current collaborative physician agreement in place.

NP providing Palliative Care

Master's degree in Nursing. Minimum of five years nursing experience; clinical nursing care in oncology, hospice, geriatrics, intensive care preferred. Licensed to practice in the state of employment. Certified or eligible as a Clinical Nurse Specialist or Nurse Practitioner.

State Specifics:

  • All States except Iowa: Current collaborative physician agreement in place.

Nurse Practitioner with a current nurse practitioner license in state of employment. Minimum one year nursing practice or equivalent experience required. Hospice, Oncology, or Home Health and/or long-term care preferred. Must have a valid driver's license and auto liability insurance.

Compassus, including all Compassus affiliates, complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Compassus, including all Compassus affiliates, does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

Keywords: Compassus, Anaheim , Nurse Practitioner - CA, Other , Anaheim, California

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