Advanced Practical Registered Nurse – APRN

Per Diem
Hospice Services of Western Massachusetts Branch Office - Pittsfield, MA, Hospice Services of Western Massachusetts Main Office - Feeding Hills, MA
Posted 10 months ago

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under the direction of the Medical Director/Hospice Physician and the Executive Director, and in accordance with Athena Hospice Services of Massachusetts policies and procedures, is responsible and accountable for performance of a face to face assessment for assigned patients in consultation with the hospice Medical Director/Physician. In collaboration with the IDG (interdisciplinary group), patient and family, provides consultation, assessments and evaluation of hospice eligibility.

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

• Registered Nurse duly licensed to practice as an Advanced Practice Nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
• Comprehensive knowledge and well-developed skills in:
o Medicine and Pharmacology
o Pain and Symptom control
o Psychology of loss
o Understanding and acceptance of Hospice principles of care.
• Minimum of 3 years nursing experience preferred.
• Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws for delivery of hospice services
• Valid Massachusetts Drivers License
• Proof of current Automobile Liability Insurance

CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

The Per Diem Nurse Practitioner will meet all continuing education requirements necessary to maintain in effect the license to practice as a Nurse Practitioner within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Clinical/Direct Care
  • Coordination/Case Management
  • Administrative
  • Educational
  • Research
  • Travel is necessary

Please contact Jimmy Wilson at 860-751-3970 for more information.

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Job CategoryNursing
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