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Nurse Practitioner

Company: Constellation Health Service
Location: Stoughton
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description:

Constellation Health is looking for a compassionate and empathetic Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner (NP) to work in our palliative/hospice program. This role will involve providing care in patient's homes and as well as in different facilities in the area.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs a comprehensive assessment and coordinates the plan of care with all disciplines associated with patient's needs, including family and primary caregivers.
  • Observe, evaluate and report on the patient's physical and emotional status to the nursing supervisor and the attending physician whenever change occurs.
  • Provides skilled nursing care including administration of medications and treatments as prescribed in physician's plan of care for patients in their home setting.
  • Participates in weekly Interdisciplinary Team Meetings, providing updates on patient's physical, emotional, psychosocial, and spiritual status.
  • Maintains and processes all documentation in compliance with agency standards
  • Will utilize computer based documentation system and submit all required clinical documentation, time records and other required information in required time frame.
  • May act as a liaison with institutions to promote continuity of care as the patient moves from level of care to another.
  • May participate in community activities as a representative of the agency.
  • May perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications:
    • Master's degree, post-masters certificate, or doctoral degree in nursing from a university accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) or by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
    • Current license to practice nursing in the state where the hospice program operates
    • Current National Board Certification from ANCC or AANP as a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) or Nurse Practitioner (NP)
    • Experience in hospice or palliative care, clinical oncology, geriatrics, intensive care or community and family health preferred.
    • Palliative care certification (NBCHPN) or hospice certification (ACHPN -) preferred.
    • Full participation in and completion of initial credentialing must be accomplished; additionally, subsequent re-credentialing will be accomplished every two years

      Why Work For Us:

      *Certified as a Great Place to Work For in 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023*

      *One of the Top 25 Places to Work For in Healthcare in the US*

      Constellation is a family-owned, family-centered organization that has remained true to our commitment to providing the best patient experience and the highest quality outcomes. We believe this is accomplished by ensuring that everyone we connect with feels valued, trusted, and heard.

      We are part of a diverse network of post-acute providers that offer support and resources needed to address a wide range of circumstances and conditions. We also rely heavily on the expertise of our own talented team, who continue to look for ways to implement innovative technologies, processes, and solutions to improve patient experiences and satisfaction. The growth and success we have seen over the last 5 years reflect our commitment to our founding principles, as well as our ability to adapt to change while continuing to treat people like they are family.

      With our support, your passion, and our combined commitment, we can provide a level of patient care worth bragging about. Many clinicians have come to work for us from a variety of areas and have embarked on the next chapter of their professional journey, with great results. Don't wait and start your journey by applying today!

      *Apply today and take your place among the stars with Constellation!

Keywords: Constellation Health Service, Boston , Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Stoughton, Massachusetts

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