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Hospice Nurse Practitioner - Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas, NV 89101
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We are currently seeking a Hospice Nurse Practitioner to join our team in Las Vegas. 

In this position you will provide nursing assessment, planning and care to maximize the comfort and health of patients and families in accordance with the interdisciplinary plan of care.  You will work under the direction of the Hospice Medical Director.  You will join and assist in providing comprehensive medical care and provide direct care to hospice patients in their homes and/or skilled nursing facilities. You will work with other caring, friendly, healthcare professionals and the Medical Director to determine the best overall care for your terminal patients (prognosis of 6 months or less). You will provide emotional support for the patient and the families in your care on a personal level. You will provide education on Hospice and Palliative Care for physicians, patients and families.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Perform face-to-face evaluations. 
  • Make visits to patients at home and skilled nursing facilities as needed
  • Assist with Palliative Care consults when needed
  • Rapidly formulate a differential diagnosis from assessments conducted within the clinical setting
  • Develop and implement treatment plans for patients assigned within the clinical setting
  • Develop and actualize plans for patients as assigned
  • Provide guidance to nursing personnel towards treatment plans and care issues
  • Document treatment plans in the medical record
  • Document collaborative guidance from the physician as needed
  • Coordinate care with the patient and family/caregivers
  • Basic technical proficiency in the use of computer programs for medical records or internet search for clinical practice
  • Ability to communicate with patients, families, primary care team members and management staff about terminal care and advanced illness
  • Ability to make care decisions based on best medical practices in specialty area of practice without direct supervision or guidance by a physician
  • Ability to formulate a differential diagnosis
  • Knowledge of hospice regulations and working within them
  • Proficient in assessment and development of treatment plans
  • Ability to conceptualize the needs for the team or department and actualize plans for implementation
  • Empowered to develop plans of action and gain team consensus towards common goals
  • Ability to work independently

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.


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Posted: 2020-10-09 Expires: 2020-11-08

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Hospice Nurse Practitioner - Las Vegas, NV

UnitedHealth Group
Las Vegas, NV 89101

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