A fantastic career opportunity for a Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner is now available with a prestigious Magnet journey and non profit Medical Center in warm and sunny Central Valley of California!
The Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner is an Advanced Practice Practitioner who is accountable for a "defined" patient population. The Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner will function in the roles of expert practitioner, consultant, educator, patient advocate, care coordinator and researcher within a specialized area of practice.
The Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner will possess and exhibit a high degree of knowledge, skill and competence in the provision of health care directly to the patient, family or community, or indirectly through guidance of care by other professional personnel. The Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner will perform and utilize the medical model within the scope of licensure and in accordance with applicable law, regulations, and in accordance with the hospital policies.
The patient population of the unit is diverse with diagnoses ranging from terminal cancer to heart failure. Palliative Care includes both Inpatient and Outpatient services. The Palliative Care ARNP will be supported by Clinical Coordinators, Nursing staff, Social Workers, and additional staff as the program expands. The Palliative Care Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner will play a working Manager role with both clinical and management responsibilities over the Palliative care staff and program. This will be a great role to step into program development and leadership position.
The hospital is a 350-bed, non-profit facility. This reputable hospital has received national awards for top-performance in patient care, employee satisfaction, and quality standards. Medical services offered include comprehensive care for a wide array of acute and complex diagnoses with the latest technologies available for treatments and procedures. The Nurse Practitioner of Palliative Care will be eligible for a very competitive compensation package that includes salary, retirement, and a full suite of benefits. Join now!