Nurse Practitioner Per Diem

Employer
Location
New York, NY
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12/1/2017
Closes
12/31/2017
Specialty
Nurse Practitioner
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Per Diem
 
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  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.  
 
  Overview:
Our groundbreaking hospice and palliative care programs offer a broad range of facility and community based services to help patients and their families ease the burden of managing a life-limiting illness or end-of-life care.  

Responsibilities:
As a member of the Hospice and Palliative team, the per diem Nurse Practitioner 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
  • Achievement of the best quality of life for patients and their family members

Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in nursing and graduate of an approved nurse practitioner program required
  • 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, or obtained within one year of hire

Benefits:
We truly value our staff and further acknowledge their contributions by offering:
  • Employee and family health coverage
  • Competitive salaries
  • Employer contributed pension plan
  • Generous time off
  • Employee tuition reimbursement
  • Dependent tuition reimbursement
  • 403(b) retirement plan

 
 

We are an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V.

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