Hospice Nurse Practitioner

Open Position at CVHHH

Hospice Nurse Practitioner - Per Diem

Posted: July 11, 2024
Job Type: Per diem
Job Location: Barre, VT
Wage or Salary: $125 per visit
About the Position

Join Our Team: Hospice Nurse Practitioner

Compensation: $125 per patient visit

About Us: Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice is more than just a healthcare provider; we’re a community-focused, not-for-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the well-being of central Vermonters. We deliver exceptional home health and hospice care to individuals of all backgrounds, ensuring access to high-quality services regardless of financial circumstances. Committed to holistic care, we offer a range of health promotion, long-term care, and maternal-and-child health services, aiming to enrich the lives of our community members at every stage.

Who We’re Seeking: We are seeking a compassionate and skilled Hospice Nurse Practitioner to join our team on a per diem basis. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of hospice care, excellent clinical skills, and the ability to provide empathetic support to patients and their families. This role involves working closely with our interdisciplinary team to manage pain and symptoms, and to ensure the highest quality care.

Your Responsibilities: Visit 2-3 Hospice patients in their homes weekly and provide additional support as needed.

  • Conducts face-to-face encounters for patients in their third or subsequent benefit period, documenting and sharing findings with certifying physician promptly.
  • Coordinates and communicates with IDG members, consulting physicians, facility staff, and others as needed.
  • Participates in developing Plan of Care for assigned patients.
  • Assists in enhancing care strategies with Hospice Clinical Manager and Medical Director.
  • Acts as a resource for Hospice staff to ensure continuity and improve patient care quality.
  • Attends IDT meetings as requested by Hospice Clinical Manager.
  • Provides backup support to Hospice Medical Director, covering medical needs of hospice patients as required.

Why Join Us:

  • Flexibility to set and manage your own schedule
  • Supportive environment with guidance from our office staff and management team.
  • Mileage reimbursement from agency or between visits.
  • Discounts at local vendors to enjoy perks beyond work.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an approved Nurse Practitioner program
  • Active Vermont APRN or NP license required
  • Minimum of two years clinical nursing experience, hospice preferred
  • Valid driver’s license

CVHHH is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.

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