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Nurse Practitioner (APRN) / PRN / Hospice

Clinical Care | Independence, MO | Contract

Job Description

Our Mission...serving people with compassion and dignity.

Seeking compassionate and experienced Nurse Practitioner to work in collaboration with physicians and the Interdisciplinary Team in conducting face-to-face visits to assure the continued medical eligibility of our hospice patients. 

About Us 

*2017 Hospice Honors Recipient                                                                                                      

Established by Deyta Analytics, this prestigious annual review recognizes hospices that continuously provide the highest level of quality care.   

Good Shepherd Hospice is a leading regional provider of hospice care. We opened our first office in Oklahoma City in 1995. Today, we have a regional presence serving Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri and Texas. Along the way, we've touched the lives of more than 20,000 patients and shepherded 50,000+ family members through their time of need, offering bereavement support for as long as they desired it. Every member of our medical team – and volunteer staff – receives comprehensive, ongoing training.

We are a member of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Association, Medicare Certified and State Licensed. 

Responsibilities

  • Completing face-to-face visits with patients as assigned
  • Providing clinical assessment results to the hospice medical director after making face-to-face visits with patients, as assigned
  • Participating in the recertification process and collaborating with the Interdisciplinary Team to promote coordination of patient care
  • Maintaining accurate, up-to-date records
  • Demonstrating a respectful manner and courteous behavior to fellow employees, patients, patients’ families, and professionals with whom we partner, and following the core values of our organization

Requirements

  • Minimum of two (2) years of nurse practitioner experience and one (1) year of hospice experience preferred
  • Graduate from an accredited nurse practitioner program
  • Current state RN license and Advance Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) license
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Can successfully pass background checks

 

Good Shepherd Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

COMPASSIONATE ABOUT CARE. passionate about life.