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Nurse Practitioner

Company: Lutheran Social Ministries
Location: Millville
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description My work has special meaning: this is not 'just a job.'' "LSMNJ is a very cohesive company that truly values their employees. There is a heart to this company that truly cares and practices it's mission statement from the C level that includes all employees, on a day to day basis. I am proud to work here and to be part of this LSMNJ Team" "All the managers are very friendly and always listen to our problems and find solutions to it." "I feel that this is a great place to work because we are not just co workers we are a family who loves and care about our fellow peers." "Employees in Hospice are close knit and genuinely care about each other and our patients." Those are real statements from real employees at Journey Hospice. We hope you feel the same way once you experience what it is like to work here We are seeking a Per Diem Nurse Practitioner to work with our hospice patients. This position is Per Diem, therefore no guaranteed hours. The Nurse Practitioner will work in accordance to prescribed policies and procedures of the organization including all applicable state and federal regulations and under the general supervision and in conjunction with the Hospice Medical Director, the Advance Practice Nurse is responsible for performing patient medical examinations and palliative care visits relative to the face-to-face encounters required in order to certify patient's eligibility for the Medicare Hospice Benefit after six (6) months of hospice care. Documents visits in the patient's clinical record and the face-to-face encounter on required forms. Provides medical care services and palliative care intervention for hospice patients on an as-needed basis. The Advance Practice Nurse communicates effectively with the Medical Director, Administrator and the Hospice Interdisciplinary Team. LSMNJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We care about our team members and the people we serve, so we made the decision to require all employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Only candidates that are vaccinated or willing to be vaccinated will be considered for employment. Basic Qualifications Education/Training/Certifications: Graduation from a master's-level program designed to educate and prepare nurse practitioners/clinical nurse specialists. Completion of a graduate level 3-credit course in Pharmacology from a school duly accredited by a national accrediting agency approved by the Board or a pharmacology course of at least 45 hours integrated into the Master's in Nursing program National certification requires the candidate to successfully pass an examination. Currently licensed and nationally certified via the New Jersey Board of Nursing as an Advance Practice Nurse in New Jersey ( N.J.A.C. 13:37-7.1) . Valid driver's license and reliable transportation that is insured in accordance with New Jersey requirements Skill(s): Provide the Services in timely and professional manner and in accordance with: (i) the bylaws and operational policies and procedures of Hospice, including without limitation its Compliance Program; (ii) Hospice's written policies and procedures including those related to billing submission; (iii) Hospice's Medicare Conditions of Participation and New Jersey Licensure Guidelines; and (iv) local, state and federal laws and regulations, including without limitation, the prohibition against Hospice offering, paying any compensation (whether in cash or kind, or directly or indirectly) to induce or reward referrals of services to Hospice. Demonstrates and maintains a positive, professional manner, and manage time efficiently and effectively, work with a team approach, and act as a role model. Develops and maintains effective and positive relationships with the interdisciplinary group, other professionals and physicians in community. Must have an interest in and a sympathetic, compassionate attitude toward caring for the patient in a hospice care setting. Must maintain a professional attitude and demeanor and is able to communicate effectively and relate courteously and cooperatively with patients, caregivers, colleagues, supervisors, co-workers and all others. Must be able to demonstrate optimism, enthusiasm and willingness to work constructively with other health care team members and reflect concern for the wellbeing of patients and employees. Must interact with all staff in a positive fashion supporting the mission and vision of the organization. Experience: Minimum of two (2) years' experience as a Nurse Practitioner. Must have understanding of the hospice program of care. Benefits: Per Diem employee's gain access to some really incredible benefits also. Apply today to find out more

Keywords: Lutheran Social Ministries, Camden , Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Millville, New Jersey

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