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Full Time Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner, Home Health

Company: Inspira Health
Location: Cherry Hill
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

When you know Home is the future of Healthcare BAYADA at Inspira Health is founded on the principle that healthcare gets better when people get better care at home - the place where they feel best. We are currently recruiting for a compassionate Home Health Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner (NP) to reliably serve patients in Gloucester, Salem, and Cumberland County, NJ. This is a full-time, salaried position. What you'll do: As a BAYADA at Inspira Health Advanced Practice Registered Nurse/Nurse Practitioner: you will use your clinical skills and compassionate heart to treat patients where they want to be the most, home. A member of the multi-disciplinary clinical team to provide initial and ongoing clinical assessment for clients with advanced and or progressive medical conditions. Key objectives of this role include:

  • Provides Advanced Practice Nursing Services through clinical assessment of patients and ongoing management to address physical, psychosocial, cognitive and spiritual function.
  • Evaluates symptom burden, performs expert physical exams, and collects medical history.
  • Makes recommendations for the relief of debilitating pain and symptoms associated with chronic and or life-threatening illness.
  • Documents the delivery of the care in accordance with professional standards of practice and regulatory requirements. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:1. Exemplifies characteristics of The BAYADA Way: compassion, excellence and reliability.
    2. Master's Degree with Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN). Current license in good standing.
    3. American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) Board Certification required.
    4. Prefer a minimum of one (1) year of recent, verifiable, experience as an Advanced Practice Nurse in palliative care, home health and/or hospice care.
    5. Prefer Palliative Care Certification within one (1) year of employment.
    6. Autonomously manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment that includes travel to multiple sites and geographical communities.
    7. Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to cultivate a positive and energetic team atmosphere.
    8. Have proficiency in basic software applications required to perform job functions.
    9. Achieve a passing score on written examinations.
    10. Completed criminal background and federal/state program exclusions checks.
    11. Ability to read, write and effectively communicate in English.CLINICAL RESPONSIBILITIES :
    1. Demonstrate and communicate the core values of BAYADA and the BAYADA WAY.
    2. Works under collaborative agreement with an Interdisciplinary physician and as required by state.
    3. Understands and complies with federal, state and local regulations that govern the practice of APRNs.
    4. Evaluates and develops care plans in accordance with accepted standards of clinical practice and adjusts plans as needed.
    5. Recommends, performs and interprets laboratory and radiology tests within scope of professional practice.
    6. Recommends medications including controlled substances to the extent elegated and licensed.
    7. Provides recommendations for treatments and durable medical equipment as indicated. 8. Performs other therapeutic or corrective measures as indicated, including referral to urgent care, pain management clinics, grief counseling or behavioral health services.
    9. Provides clinical care and education to manage the medical and social needs of palliative care clients in the community setting through advance care planning, pain management, symptom management, goals of care and timely referral to appropriate resources.
    10. Prepares and maintains accurate electronic medical records and other documents to support sound medical practice and reimbursement. Complies with applicable laws, regulations and clinical practice standards.
    11. Facilitates care coordination and transition between hospitals and physicians, referral source, the palliative care team, home health care team and hospice team.
    12.Completes Face to Face as requested for hospice clients in accordance with all regulations.
    13. Collaborates with team members to provide education and foster effective partnerships with all community-based agencies.
    14. Collaborates with the designated hospital partner in implementing strategies and risk stratification for home health and palliative care clients in the community setting to prevent avoidable hospitalizations.
    15. Attends and provides expert palliative care consultation for complex pain and symptom management during team and family conferences in collaboration with the clinical team.
    16. Provides education and counseling for clients and families about chronic disease process, symptom management, pharmacological and non-pharmacological options for care and treatment.
    17. Provides education to team members regarding chronic disease process, symptom management, pharmacological and non-pharmacological options for care and treatment.
    18. Collaborates and coordinates with the Client Services Manager and hospice team in transitions to hospice as appropriate.
    19. Consults with referring physician or designees as needed, informs primary physician of services provided and collaborates with other physicians as needed.
    20. Participates in program growth and development as it relates to high risk medically complex patients.
    21. Adheres to BAYADA Home Health Care's policies of confidentiality regarding patients, families and staff.ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES:
    1. Reports any changes to Division Director.
    2. Prepares and submits clinical notes and assessment/evaluation in a timely fashion.
    3. Is reliable and punctual.
    4. Demonstrates an appropriate attitude.
    5. Has a positive rapport with clients and families, as evidenced by client satisfaction.
    6. Meets deadlines for ongoing in-service training and health screening requirements.
    7. Follows BAYADA policies and procedures.
    8. Other responsibilities, as required:TRAINING AND CERTIFICATIONS:Within the first three (3) months of employment,
    1. Completion of The BAYADA Way In-service.
    2. Completion of White Cap Orientation and Training at Director's discretion.
    3. Completion of general company Welcome to New Employees Training.
    4. Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Certification
    5. Complete all necessary competency requirements related to technologically dependentBAYADA at Inspira Health employees are proud to work here and these are few reasons why:
    • We believe our employees are our greatest asset and we are just as committed to your satisfaction as we are our clients.
    • We match you 1:1 with clients who can benefit most from your care, skill and experience.
    • You'll be part of a larger, but close-knit care team - there is 24/7 clinical support so you never feel alone.
    • Variety of shift offerings to fit your lifestyle: full-time, part-time, per-diem, and on-call.
      • We offer PTO, benefits, and participate in loan forgiveness programs based on commitment level along with weekly pay.
      • We are committed to providing clients' the highest quality care, enabling them to live at home with comfort and dignity.
      • We employ the highest safety standards for your and your clients' protection. Apply Today! BAYADA at Inspira, a joint venture partnership of Inspira Health Network and BAYADA Home Health Care, brings high-quality home health care to more people in Salem, Cumberland, and Gloucester counties. Inspira Health Network, the region's leading network of health care providers, and BAYADA, a leading home health care provider, have joined forces to leverage their individual expertise as well as their shared mission to serve patients with compassion, excellence, and reliability. BAYADA at Inspira is committed to meeting the diverse and evolving health care needs of the communities we serve. BAYADA at Inspira is an equal opportunity employer, and qualified applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Keywords: Inspira Health, Cherry Hill , Full Time Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner, Home Health, Healthcare , Cherry Hill, New Jersey

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