Job: Hospice Nurse Practitioner- PRN

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Job Description

Hospice Nurse Practitioner-PRN

We are looking for an experienced nurse practitioner to work closely with the Hospice team to provide care to our patients in the Silver City area receiving Hospice services from our agency. 

We are an established Healthcare organization that provides Hospice, Home Health, Durable Medical Equipment and Personal Care Services and have been serving communities all over New Mexico for the last 20 years, and we are growing! The foundation of our success is our Quality Services and Long Term Commitment to our employees and residents of New Mexico.

The nurse practitioner is responsible for the provision of skilled nursing assessment, planning and provision of patient care in order to maximize the palliation of symptoms and determining eligibility for hospice care. In addition, the nurse practitioner is responsible for identifying patient or family needs and providing supportive care and appropriate services in accordance with the attending physicians orders, the interdisciplinary team plan of care, and the policies and procedures of the agency.

Job Qualifications Include:

  • Masters degree in nursing from an accredited school
  • Possession of a current license to practice in the State of New Mexico as a nurse practitioner.
  • Minimum of two years of varied work experience as a professional nurse
  • Demonstrated skill in nursing practices and clinical judgments
  • Ability to cope with family emotional stress and tolerance of individual life styles
  • Understanding of the hospice philosophy and the ability to assess eligibility criteria and effectively manage symptoms.
  • Must have a valid NM Driver’s license
  • Must have reliable transportation available during work hours.  Vehicle must be properly registered and insured in accordance with state law.
  • Must possess current CPR Certification