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Nurse Practitioner (Palliative)-Sign Bonus/Relocation

Hospice Care

Londonderry NH

What You Will Do:
As a Nurse Practitioner (NP) for the palliative care program at Amedisys, you will work autonomously but in collaboration with physicians to deliver palliative care.  You will provide palliative medical services by managing the symptoms of acute and chronic conditions, assisting with communication and coordination of care, and developing treatment plans. Care is provided at home and in other care settings which may include: outpatient clinics, hospitals, assisted living, independent living, and skilled nursing facilities.

 
  • Provides palliative care for residents in their home or clinical setting in collaboration with physicians and/or medical directors in conformance with any protocols or guidelines established by or with the collaborating physician, where required by state and/or federal law.
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  • Performs medically necessary assessments meeting the requirements of Medicare Part B, Evaluation and Management (E&M) codes with accurately and timely documentation.
  • Schedules all visits based upon medical assessment and/or the established individualized care plan for the patient. 
  • Contacts collaborating physician or Medical Director if treatment of patient’s condition warrants physician intervention or needs significant change in treatment plan.
  • Orders and reviews appropriate treatments, lab, x-rays, EKGs and other diagnostic procedures as indicated by a palliative plan of care and documents the treatment plan accordingly.
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  • Reviews results with collaborating physician, if recommendations for treatment are required. When clinically appropriate, re-schedules another visit to follow-up on abnormal labs or test results. 
  • Reviews, signs and dates consultation notes, makes adjustments in the treatment plan accordingly, and notifies collaborating physician.
  • Actively participate in interdisciplinary team conferences
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Required:

  • Master’s Degree or higher degree in Nursing
  • Licensed nurse practitioner in the state where services are provided.
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  • Certified as a Nurse Practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) or the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).
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  • Authority to practice and prescribe as a nurse practitioner in the state where services are provided if prescribing is permitted by state and federal law. NP must comply with all state and federal requirements to be authorized to prescribe Schedule II drugs, such as obtaining any required collaboration agreement and DEA registration number, in those states which permit the NP to prescribe Schedule II drugs. 
  • Medicare billing privileges as a nurse practitioner.
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  • Meet physician-nurse practitioner collaborative requirements specific to the state assigned to work by the Company including, if required by applicable state law, entering into a collaborative agreement and supply a copy of all active collaborating physician agreements and any required guidelines and protocols established with or by the collaborating physician within which the NP must practice.
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  • Have insurance required by state law for nurse practitioners to practice and prescribe in the state where services are provided, or be eligible for such insurance requirements to be satisfied by group coverage with Company. 
  • One (1+) year experience as a nurse practitioner.
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  • Knowledge of disease specific local coverage determinant (LCD) criteria for hospice eligibility along with knowledge of CMS Face to Face regulatory requirements.
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  • Knowledge of hospice philosophy and service components.
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  • Current CPR certification.
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  • Must have reliable transportation, valid driver’s license and practice required liability insurance. Will require travel within designated region.
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Preferred:

  • Three (3) to five (5) years total nursing experience
  • Geriatric primary care and/or hospice experience 

Why Join the Amedisys Family?
We are a growing company that values and rewards our team members, recognizes your special skills and experience and offers opportunities for growth. Join more than 14,000 team members who help change lives every day and share a mission of delivering high quality home health, hospice and private duty care at home. 

Unique clinical environment:
Care for patients one-on-one in home environment with flexibility in scheduling

Culture of teamwork:
Shine on your own, with the support of a multi-disciplinary team

Ongoing support:
Continuing education and training, tuition assistance, technology and more

Advancement:
Professional development to build skills and opportunities to advance

Healthcare leader:
Progressive, stable company with 30 years of experience in delivering care at home and commitment to clinical excellence

If you’re looking for a home where you can put your skills and experience to work, make a difference every day and pursue your goals for the future, join our team.

Apply Now To Amedisys! (Use Job Number 17008682)

Posted 12 December 2017


Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner

Palliativity Medical Group is seeking a personable, motivated, and experienced Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner to join our team to provide specialized care for people living with serious and/or chronic illness. This is a part-time position that is expected to evolve into full-time.

In this role, the new Team Member will:

  • Work closely and collaboratively with nursing staff and providers to manage physical and existential pain, as well as other symptoms for patients and families experiencing advanced illness.
  • Identify strategies for further development of our palliative care program across healthcare settings to promote continuity of care and integrated palliative care services.
  • Assist with advanced care planning, assess emotional needs, offer psychosocial and spiritual support.
  • Coordinate and help to identify appropriate community resources.
  • Discuss and assist in management of pharmacological and nonpharmacological interventions.

Qualifications:

  • Current license in the State of New Hampshire
  • A minimum of two years’ palliative experience in outpatient healthcare setting
  • ACHPN certification preferred

Palliativity Medical Group is a first of its kind, nurse practitioner-owned private outpatient Palliative Care practice. Our office is located in Bedford; however, we also visit patients in their homes (home, facility, hospital).

For more information, call Paul or Lisa Withrow at Palliativity Medical Group @ 603-371- 9402.

Apply by sending your resume to Paul and Lisa Withrow at Palliativity@comcast.net

We are an equal opportunity employer embracing the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. We provide a welcoming and supportive environment for employees of all ethnic backgrounds, cultures, ages, lifestyles and physical abilities.

Posted 12 December 2017


Registered Nurse (RN) - 24 Hour Weekend Baylor Position

Employment Type: Part Time

Location: Rochester, NH, US
Apply URL: https://cornerstonevna.isolvedhire.com/jobs/4157.html

Job Description:
The registered nurse's responsibility includes collecting client health data and working with the patient/family to set attainable goals. The nurse shall also develop and modify the patient care plan as needed in collaboration with the physician, health care team and the patient and patient's family. Registered nurse must have strong assessment, triage, IV, and wound care skills. The nurse must be able to work closely with weekend supervisors to perform visits as assigned. Qualified candidates must be committed to providing outstanding care and possess the following qualities: detailed oriented, honesty, flexibility, organized, open minded, be a team player and proficient computer skills.

Educational Requirements

  • RN Degree NH or ME
  • One year experience as an RN required
  • Home care experience preferred

Requirements

  • Part-time salaried 24hr position
  • Must be available to work Friday after 4p for prn/scheduled visits and Saturday-Sunday 10hr shifts (8a-6p)
  • Must be available to cover Primary on call coverage Friday-Sunday during vacations 
  • Strong communication skills Exceptional assessment skills Proficiency with medical EMR preferred 
  • Exceptional assessment skills
  • Proficiency with medical EMR preferred
  • Valid driver's license in good standing and vehicle insurance are required
  • Ability to provide trusted, compassionate and expert care

Benefits

  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • On-going education/training
  • AAA Coverage
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Exceptional and supportive work environment
 

Apply at https://cornerstonevna.isolvedhire.com/jobs/4157.html 

Posted 11 December 2017


Licensed Nursing Assistant - Hospice - Full time

Cornerstone Hospice, Rochester, NH
Apply URL: https://cornerstonevna.isolvedhire.com/jobs/4032.html

Job Description:

We are seeking to hire a Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) to provide trusted, compassionate and expert home care to our patients in our Hospice Program.

JOB SUMMARY:
Licensed Nursing Assistants (LNAs) will work under the supervision of a licensed nurse and be responsible for assisting with direct client care. He or she will be responsible for performing the delivery of client/patient care, including meal preparation, feeding, toileting, grooming, respite, and light housekeeping. He or she will adhere to established policies and procedures and maintain a clean and safe environment for client/patients. The LNA must be listed as current on the NH Board of Nursing website.

Educational Requirements:

  • Licensure/Certification in New Hampshire. Hospice experience preferred.
  • Prefer candidate to be eligible for ME CNA registry.

Requirements:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Reliable Transportation
  • Driver's license in good standing and vehicle insurance are required
  • Ability to provide trusted, compassionate and expert care

Benefits:

  • Medical and dental insurance 
  • On-going education/training 
  • AAA Coverage 
  • Mileage reimbursement 
  • Exceptional and supportive work environment
  • Flexible scheduling

Apply at https://cornerstonevna.isolvedhire.com/jobs/4032.html 

Posted December 5, 2017


Licensed Nursing Assistant - Life Care

Employment Type: Other
Cornerstone Hospice, Rochester, NH
Apply URL: https://cornerstonevna.isolvedhire.com/jobs/4033.html

Job Description:

We are seeking to hire a Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) to provide trusted, compassionate and expert home care to our patients in our LifeCare Program.

JOB SUMMARY:
Licensed Nursing Assistants (LNAs) will work under the supervision of a licensed nurse and be responsible for assisting with direct client care. He or she will be responsible for performing the delivery of client/patient care, including meal preparation, feeding, toileting, grooming, respite, and light housekeeping. He or she will adhere to established policies and procedures and maintain a clean and safe environment for client/patients. The LNA must be listed as current on the NH Board of Nursing website.

Educational Requirements:

  • Licensure in New Hampshire.  Homecare experience preferred.
  • Prefer candidate to be eligible for ME CNA registry.

Requirements:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Reliable Transportation
  • Driver's license in good standing and vehicle insurance are required
  • Ability to provide trusted, compassionate and expert care

Benefits:

  • Medical and dental insurance
  • On-going education/training
  • AAA Coverage
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Exceptional and supportive work environment
  • Flexible scheduling

Apply at https://cornerstonevna.isolvedhire.com/jobs/4033.html 

Posted 5 December, 2017


Hospice RN – On-Call Weekend Baylor

Seeking Hospice RN Baylor to provide on-call hospice nursing care in the home for our Keene, Charlestown and Peterborough service areas.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Work Friday 4:30pm - Monday 8:00am
  • Provides fair, equitable and consistent treatment of staff and delineation of responsibilities; i.e. caseload, acuity level, productivity.
  • Is responsible for completion of orientation of new staff in collaboration with nurse educator i.e. wound care, IV, pediatrics, Allscripts and other specialties
  • Schedules and facilitates patient care conferences for home care/hospice clients.
  • Reviews selective records including care plans and progress notes on a routine basis to assure appropriateness of care and to be sure all charting is up-to-date.
  • Serves as a member of the interdisciplinary team and attends patient care conferences.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of a National League for Nursing approved program, required.
  • Preparation in community staff nursing through a National League for Nursing approved program.
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, required.
  • Three (3) years of professional nursing experience with some supervisory level of experience * or a combination of education and experience that demonstrates the necessary competencies for the position.
  • Possession of a current State of New Hampshire license to practice as a registered professional nurse, required.
  • Maintain current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification, required.
  • Have a valid New Hampshire driver’s license with unlimited access to reliable transportation, required.
  • Have adequate automobile insurance.
  • Sensitivity in human relationships.
  • Must be willing to complete an approved Hospice Volunteer Training program.
  • Hospice/Palliative Care and/or Oncology Certified, or demonstrate willingness to obtain certification.
  • IV certification and current IV Therapy experience, or ability to become IV certified.

Contact Jennifer Davis to apply at
Home Healthcare Hospice and Community Services 
PO Box 564
312 Marlboro Street
Keene, NH 03431
(603) 352-2253 x120
jdavis@hcsservices.org

Posted 25 October 2017


Hospice/Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner - Part Time

Location: Rochester, NH, US
Apply URL: https://cornerstonevna.isolvedhire.com/jobs/7693.html

Job Description:
The Hospice/Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner will be accountable to the Hospice/Palliative Care Director for consults and management of PC patients in the community, face to face encounter for Hospice recerts or symptom management needs, provides medical expertise on pain and symptom management to clinical staff, interacts with attending physicians for collaboration of patient care regarding pain and symptom management issues and update of patient's plan of care, maintains documentation of patients visits and assigns appropriate billing code that will support the level of service per the regulation, acts as a liaison to the community in the capacity of educational sessions as requested by the Hospice/Palliative Care Director, remains current on clinical standards of practice in hospice and palliative care; promotes evidence based practice, assists the Hospice/Palliative Director in review of patient referrals and patient's appropriateness for services, identifies home care patients for appropriateness of hospice services through "Palliative Care Consults" and various other duties as assigned by the Hospice/Palliative Care Director.

Educational Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing or graduate of post masters certificate program for nurse practitioner
  • Current NP/ARNP license in New Hampshire and Maine eligible
  • Certification in Hospice and Palliative Care preferred

Requirements:

  • Experience in the area of pain and symptom management
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to practice within an interdisciplinary team with a focus on patient centered care.
  • Knowledgeable in the Hospice philosophy and regulation preferred
  • Must have Medicare Part B billing capabilities with an active NPI #
  • Proficiency with medical EMR systems
  • Valid driver's license in good standing and vehicle insurance required
  • Ability to provide trusted, compassionate and expert care

Benefits:

  • Medical/Dental Insurance (cost based on hours hired)
  • On-going education/training
  • Generous earned time benefits
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • AAA Coverage
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Exceptional and supportive work environment

Apply at https://cornerstonevna.isolvedhire.com/jobs/7693.html

Posted 20 October 2017


Hospice/Palliative Care Nurse Practitoner - Part Time

Location: Rochester, NH, US
Apply URL: https://cornerstonevna.isolvedhire.com/jobs/7691.html

Job Description:
The Hospice/Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner will be accountable to the Hospice/Palliative Care Director for consults and management of PC patients in the community, face to face encounter for Hospice recerts or symptom management needs, provides medical expertise on pain and symptom management to clinical staff, interacts with attending physicians for collaboration of patient care regarding pain and symptom management issues and update of patient's plan of care, maintains documentation of patients visits and assigns appropriate billing code that will support the level of service per the regulation, acts as a liaison to the community in the capacity of educational sessions as requested by the Hospice/Palliative Care Director, remains current on clinical standards of practice in hospice and palliative care; promotes evidence based practice, assists the Hospice/Palliative Director in review of patient referrals and patient's appropriateness for services, identifies home care patients for appropriateness of hospice services through "Palliative Care Consults" and various other duties as assigned by the Hospice/Palliative Care Director.

Educational Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing or graduate of post masters certificate program for nurse practitioner
  • Current NP/ARNP license in New Hampshire and Maine eligible
  • Certification in Hospice and Palliative Care preferred

Requirements:

  • Experience in the area of pain and symptom management
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to practice within an interdisciplinary team with a focus on patient centered care.
  • Knowledgeable in the Hospice philosophy and regulation preferred
  • Must have Medicare Part B billing capabilities with an active NPI #
  • Proficiency with medical EMR systems
  • Valid driver's license in good standing and vehicle insurance required
  • Ability to provide trusted, compassionate and expert care

Benefits:

  • Medical/Dental Insurance (cost based on hours hired)
  • On-going education/training
  • Generous earned time benefits
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • AAA Coverage
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Exceptional and supportive work environment

Apply at https://cornerstonevna.isolvedhire.com/jobs/7691.html

Posted 20 October 2017


Registered Nurse (RN) – Full time

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Rochester, NH, US
Apply URL: https://cornerstonevna.isolvedhire.com/jobs/4035.html

Job Description:

The registered nurse's responsibility includes collecting client health data and working with the patient/family to set attainable goals. The nurse shall also develop and modify the patient care plan as needed in collaboration with the physician, health care team and the patient and patient's family. Qualified candidates must be committed to providing outstanding care and possess the following qualities: detailed oriented, honesty, flexibility, organized, open minded, be a team player and proficient computer skills. This is a permanent position.

Educational Requirements:

  • RN Degree/NH/ME
  • One year experience as an RN required.
  • Home Care experience preferred.

Requirements:

  • Full time
  • Strong communication skills
  • Exceptional assessment skills
  • Proficiency with medical EMR systems.
  • Valid driver's license in good standing and vehicle insurance are required.
  • Ability to provide trusted, compassionate and expert care.

Benefits:

  • Paid Medical/Dental/Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • On-going education/training
  • Generous earned time benefits
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • AAA Coverage
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Exceptional and supportive work environment
  • Flexible Scheduling

Apply at https://cornerstonevna.isolvedhire.com/jobs/4035.html

Posted 20 October 2017


Hospice Case Manager, RN

Under the direction of the Hospice Program Director, the Hospice Case Manager, RN, plans, provides, directs and evaluates nursing care in any or all-of the agency’s programs, as well as offers instructions and guidance in health practice for individuals and families. This is a full-time opportunity servicing the Keene and Peterborough, NH areas.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides fair, equitable and consistent treatment of staff and delineation of responsibilities; i.e. caseload, acuity level, productivity.
  • Is responsible for completion of orientation of new staff in collaboration with nurse educator i.e. wound care, IV, pediatrics, Allscripts and other specialties
  • Schedules and facilitates patient care conferences for home care/hospice clients.
  • Reviews selective records including care plans and progress notes on a routine basis to assure appropriateness of care and to be sure all charting is up-to-date.
  • Serves as a member of the interdisciplinary team and attends patient care conferences.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of a National League for Nursing approved program, required.
  • Preparation in community staff nursing through a National League for Nursing approved program.
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, required.
  • Three (3) years of professional nursing experience with some supervisory level of experience. * or a combination of education and experience that demonstrates the necessary competencies for the position.
  • Possession of a current State of New Hampshire license to practice as a registered professional nurse, required.
  • Maintain current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification, required.
  • Have a valid New Hampshire driver’s license with unlimited access to reliable transportation, required.
  • Have adequate automobile insurance.
  • Sensitivity in human relationships.
  • Must be willing to complete an approved Hospice Volunteer Training program.
  • Hospice/Palliative Care and/or Oncology Certified, or demonstrate willingness to obtain certification.
  • IV certification and current IV Therapy experience, or ability to become IV certified.

If interested contact Jennifer Davis at Home Healthcare Hospice & Community Services at jdavis at hcsservices.org.

Posted 19 October 2017