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Advance Practice Nurse

US-MO-Lees Summit | US-KS-Overland Park
Requisition ID
2017-4140
Position Category
Nursing
Position Type
Per Diem

Overview

Great new Career Opportunity in Hospice!

 

Now Hiring - Advanced Practice Nurse - Kansas City Metro

 

Hours: Per Diem Based on Schedule

 

Ascend Hospice - is part of the Ascend family of Healthcare Companies. Our mission is to define excellence within the health care community. We are dedicated to inspiring people to live better lives through innovative health and wellness programs, products and services. We treat residents, their families and each other with respect, dignity and compassion. Through a collaborative and consultative approach, we strive to provide a framework of strength and stability for our patients, families and associates. We work to maintain the highest standards of care and service for our patients, families and valued employees.

 

We are proud to Offer:

  • Competitive Salaries
  • Comprehensive Healthcare Benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • Opportunities to advance and grow your career
  • And More!

If working with people who are dedicated, compassionate, and concerned about their patients is essential to you, then you'll appreciate being a part of our team. We've built a strong reputation on the outstanding level of care that we provide.

 

Ascend Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer

EEO/AA/M/F/DV

Responsibilities

The Advanced Practice Nurse will be responsible for, but are not limited to:

  1. Conduct re-certification visits to patients on hospice in accordance with local, state and federal regulations.
  2. Communicate visit findings to designated members of the interdisciplinary team, including the Medical Director
  3. Facilitate access to appropriate support models of care (i.e., hospice, rehabilitation, on-going aggressive treatment).
  4. Consult with the referring physician, the acute care team, and other members of interdisciplinary team to contribute to the patient's plan of care.
  5. Prepare and maintain accurate patient records, charts and documents
  6. Assist in development of clinical practice guidelines/standards in support of quality palliative care as needed.
  7. Ensure collaboration with patients, caregivers, medical directors and members of IDT.

Qualifications

Education:

Master's Degree in Nursing

 

Professional Experience:

  • Must have a Nurse Practitioner's license
  • Must have 2-4 years experience working within hospice or related field
  • Must have a Master's Degree
  • Must have a valid driver's license and a reliable source of transportation
  • Must be willing to travel

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