Hospice Nurse Practitioner - CA (Multiple Locations)

Competitive Pay, Great Benefits, Career Growth Opportunities

  • Bakersfield, CA
  • $100,000 - $130,000
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A bit about us:

Home Health and Hospice services. Our goal is to help patients have the best quality of life possible surrounded by the people they love. Our healthcare professionals are there when patients need us, providing the care they need in the place they want to be - home.

Why join us?

Competitive Pay
Great Benefits
Supportive Leadership
Career Growth Opportunities
Training Environment

Job Details

Job Qualifications:

Job Description Summary: Primary functions are to assist in overseeing the clinical care and treatment of patients and families; to consult with the patients’ attending physician, in consultation with the hospice physician; provide clinical direction to the Interdisciplinary Team to assure quality care.

Education: Graduate of an accredited Diploma, Associate or Baccalaureate School of Nursing.

Experience: Two years experience as an APN, clinical care setting preferred; hospice or home health preferred.

Knowledge and Skills:

Nursing skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice
Comprehensive knowledge of pharmacology, palliative care, and end-of-life
Good interpersonal skills
Proof of Hepatitis consent/declination
Transportation: Reliable transportation and valid and current auto insurance.

Essential Functions:

Collaborates with the IDT in assuring appropriate evaluation and palliative treatment of terminal disease.
Consults with and assists in the IDT’s development of patient/family plan of care to assure quality care is provided.
Consults with and educates the patient/family regarding disease process, self-care techniques, end-of-life care. Provides training to other staff as needed.
Performs and documents visits to patient/family based on plan of care and patient/family need.
Interacts with attending and consulting physicians as necessary regarding palliative care, in collaboration with hospice physician.
Consults with and provides education to other IDT members on a prn basis for clinical issues relating to palliation
Actively participates in the IDT. Communicates effectively, timely, and appropriately at all times.
Informs physicians and other personnel of changes in the patient’s needs and outcomes of intervention, while evaluating patient/family response to care.
Completes face-to-face encounters with patients, as assigned, prior to 3rd benefit period and each period afterwards.
Provides clinical assessment results to hospice physician after making face-to-face encounters with patients, as assigned.
Uses standard precautions at all times, and per agency policy.
Adheres to agency policies regarding protected health information.
Keeps up with and maintains education/knowledge in pharmacology and palliative medicine
Provides on-call services to patients/families as assigned.

Job Type: Full-time


401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Disability insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance
Schedule: Monday to Friday

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Bakersfield, CA
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$100,000 - $130,000