Nurse Practitioner (NP), Hospice
Company: Sutter Health
Location: Castro Valley
Posted on: January 26, 2023
SCAH-Sutter Care at Home - Bay
Assesses, diagnoses, plans and implements the medical care of
patients in collaboration with a physician. Functions within the
full scope of licensure; accountable for the assessment,
coordination delivery and evaluation of nursing care assessing the
patient to identify hospice care needs, creates and modifies a plan
of care, makes appropriate referrals, provides patient and family
education, monitors patient status, and evaluates the effectiveness
of the established plan of care. Serves as a resource for medical
and nursing staff and works collaboratively to develop and
implement Hospice programs in a variety of settings. With the
patient/family, and other members of the interdisciplinary care
team, provides evidence-based physical, emotional, psychosocial,
and spiritual/existential care to individuals and families
experiencing life-limiting progressive illness. The goal of Hospice
nursing is to promote the patient's quality of life through the
relief of suffering along the illness trajectory, through the death
of the patient, and into the bereavement period of the family.
- Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
- Master's: Nursing CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE
- RN-Registered Nurse of California
- NP-Nurse Practitioner
- BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider PREFERRED EXPERIENCE
AS TYPICALLY ACQUIRED IN:
- 5 years experience as nurse practitioner SKILLS AND
Knowledge Possess critical thinking skills, in-depth knowledge of
clinical disease entities common to hospice and palliative care
including the pathophysiology, disease progression, pharmacological
and non-pharmacological treatment modalities for palliative care,
in-depth knowledge of the hospice philosophy, the Medicare hospice
benefit, Conditions of Participation, and Local Coverage
Determinations under the Medicare Fiscal Intermediary and CHAP
Demonstrated clinical assessment skills.
Possess interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and
Must have the ability to function independently and as a member of
an interdisciplinary team; ability to exercise independently sound
clinical judgment in planning and providing patient care; ability
to recognize the special needs of hospice patients and others
including family, friends, caregivers in the home.
Ability to communicate with patients, family, friends, and
caregivers, in an effective, mature, caring manner.
Ability to maintain effective and harmonious working relations with
internal and external customers.
Must be proficient in utilizing technology such as cellular phones,
smartphone or pdas, laptop computers and have computer skills.
Pay Range: 67.35-94.29
The salary range for this role may vary above or below the posted
range as determined by location. This range has not been adjusted
for any specific geographic differential applicable by area where
the position may be filled. Compensation takes into account several
factors including but not limited to a candidate's experience,
education, skills, licensure and certifications, department equity,
training and organizational needs. Base pay is just one piece of
the total rewards program offered by Sutter Health. Eligible roles
also qualify for a comprehensive benefits package.
Days of the Week:
Friday, Monday, Thursday, Tuesday, Variable, Wednesday
Number of Openings:
This position may regularly work, store, prepare, receive, unpack,
transport, dispose of, or administer drug(s) identified as
hazardous, or potentially hazardous, by the National Institute for
Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for purposes of USP 800.
Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers
Schedule/Shift: Regular/ Days
Keywords: Sutter Health, Castro Valley , Nurse Practitioner (NP), Hospice, Healthcare , Castro Valley, California
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