We believe that nurses give their best care when they know they are being cared for too. When you work for MJHS, you’ll be valued and respected for your dedication to world-class patient care. You’ll be encouraged and challenged to learn and grow. Most of all, you’ll be rewarded with work/life programs that help you balance your priorities and enjoy the career you’ve always wanted. You won’t find that everywhere. But you will find it here.
Title: Nurse Practitioner Per Diem
Program: MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care
Nursing - Home Care Hospice
As a member of the Hospice and Palliative team this position will; respond to requested consults, encourage open communication about end-of-life issues among all patients, families and health care providers, provide comprehensive pain and symptom management assessments, collaborate with physicians, educate staff through in services and lectures, and the achievement of the best quality of life for patients and their family members.
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Master's degree in Nursing and graduate of an approved Nurse Practitioner Program required. Hospice and Palliative Care preferred. Minimum 2 years experience in end of life care. Hospice and/or Palliative Care experience preferred. Computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft word, excel and e-mail. Ability to operate medical equipment. Current NYS Registered Nurse License ANA/ANCC Certification ACLS/BCLS Certification. Advanced Practice certification in Hospice & Palliative Care within one year of hire. Autonomy and independent thinking and decision making on a daily basis. Ability to work non-judge mentally with patient/family of any culture, religion, socio-economic background or life style. Strong, effective leadership skills. Effective collaborative and team building skills. Excellent communication skills both in writing and verbally. Proficient documentation skills. Good organization skills. Analytical, critical thinking, managing, coordinating and prioritizing skills. Ability to secure confidential matters. Excellent interpersonal skills.