Family Nurse Practitioner (Hospice) (Bend, Oregon)

Family Nurse Practitioner (Hospice) (Bend, Oregon)

07 Feb 2019

Family Nurse Practitioner (Hospice) (Bend, Oregon)

One of Central Oregon's premiere employers is seeking full-time or part-time experienced Family Nurse Practitioner to join our hospice team in Central Oregon.

Partners In Care is proud to be Central Oregon's only independent, non-hospital based, not-for-profit home health and hospice agency based in beautiful Bend Oregon. It is the oldest and largest single hospice provider--including one of the state's three in-patient hospice facilities--in a 10,000 square mile region.

Bend is located in the heart of Central Oregon. In the shadows of the Cascade Mountains and surrounded by numerous lakes and rivers, Central Oregon is an outdoor enthusiasts' paradise.

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for reviewing the status of the hospice patient with the IDT prior to conducting the required face-to-face visit as designated by the Hospice Medical Director; conducts a thorough comprehensive assessment of the patient in order to support evidence of decline and a continued need for hospice if appropriate; completes appropriate documentation with 48 hours of visit; timely execution of e-scribe orders; provides education to clinical and other staff; mentors and serves as a clinical resource for hospice field RNs; collaborates as part of a team of physicians and nurse practitioners with regular meetings; responsible for efficiently coordinating and scheduling face to face visits considering geography/travel time and patient complexity; makes patient visits in the field for those requiring more intensive symptom management as requested by hospice team; reviews medications and recommends changes appropriate to individual cases; communicates findings to Medical Director and the rest of the IDT involved in case. attends twice weekly IDT meetings; serves as PCP for patients when applicable; travels throughout Central Oregon service area including LaPine, Crescent, Christmas Valley, Prineville, Madras and Sisters.

Take call M-F from 8AM to 6PM

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Educational requirements include graduate of an accredited school of nursing with current licensure to practice medicine in the State of Oregon. Two or more years of previous experience preferred in hospice. Valid Oregon drivers license and/or reliable transportation with current auto insurance as applicable.

HOW TO APPLY

Qualified external qualified applicants are encouraged to apply online

https://www.irecruit-us.com/index.php?OrgID=I20151210&pg=initiallist

In accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and its implementing regulation,

Partners In Care is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and will not discriminate against race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability (Mental or Physical), communicable disease, or place of origin as defined in the section 504 of Title VI.

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