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Nurse Practitioner Registered Nurse Palliative Care Des Plaines Full-Time

Company: AccentCare, Inc.
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Overview:AccentCare, formerly known as Seasons or Texas Home Health.Why You'll Love Being a Nurse Practitioner at AccentCareDo you take great pride in achieving the best possible outcomes for patients? Are you passionate about providing exceptional care? Join the AccentCare team today as a Nurse Practitioner job.As a Nurse Practitioner, you will have the ability to work at the top of your licensure while working one-on-one with your clients to provide them with customized care. Under the guidance of your physician, you will develop plans of care and utilize nursing theories, skills, and techniques to provide quality care to your clients on a daily basis.When you join AccentCare, you become part of a team that is not only dedicated to their patients, but to each other as well. Here, you will truly make a difference each and every day as you work alongside a supportive team. With a competitive benefits package, work-life balance, professional development, and an outstanding work environment, you will have everything you need to achieve success in your career. Bring your passion for patient care and you will build a career you love as a Nurse Practitioner.Join the AccentCare team and apply for this Nurse Practitioner opportunity today!$108160 - $153920 / yearAccentCare, formerly known as Seasons or Texas Home Health.Responsibilities:Nurse Practitioner Responsibilities:Develop and implement clinical plans of care for adult patients with chronic and terminal illnesses. Perform patient assessment, history and physical; recommendations on aggressive symptom-management. Develop plans to meet patient and family physical and psychosocial needsMonitor patient progress; update the Team Director and team members; consult regarding discharge planning; and patient/family teaching. Maintain patient medical records according to established standards and documents in a systematic, accurate and succinct format. Maintain communication with the supervisory physician(s) and attending physician to review patient records and care plans on a routine basisRefer patients to Physician or to specialized healthcare resources for consultation or treatment as appropriate. Initiate communication with attending physicians, other hospice staff members and other agencies as needed to coordinate optimal care and use of resources for the patient/family.Provide patient/family education and counseling including instructing the family and/or patient caregiver on: How to administer medication and recognize side effects. How to perform personal care and oral hygiene. How to assist in lifting, moving, ambulation and exercise. How to prepare for the events preceding death. May provide appropriate support at time of deathAssist in making home health aide assignments, prepare written instructions for the aide and supervise the aide in the home. Participate in continuing education and/or continuing medical education as required by licensing body. Prescribe medication as permitted by the state and/or the state Board of Nursing. Serve as a resource to hospital, facility staff and/or physicians on palliative care issues. Participate in hospice orientation and ongoing education programs. Supervise and delegate to members of the care team as appropriateFace-to-face clinical and needs assessment at intake, preferably in the patient's home setting, inclusive of the patient's medical, emotional, spiritual, social, and practical needs. Face-to-face reassessment done when needed and at least every 60 days Plan of care development based on these assessments and incorporating the patient's and family's priorities. Conduct follow-up with the patient and family, through telemedicine, telephone calls, writing or in-person, between assessment visits, as needed. Consult and involve appropriate member of the Pre-Hospice team to provide follow up whenever possible and as appropriate. Complete a hand-off of the patient at time of discharge, whether to primary care, hospice or any other discharge destination. Clinical supervision of the care plan including all medicine orders. Collaborate with the rest of the Pre-Hospice team including alerting the team to changes and newly identified patient needs as they ariseQualifications:Nurse Practitioner Qualifications:Master's degree, requiredCurrent and unencumbered advanced practice nursing license in state(s) practicing; Current and valid CPR certification requiredCertified by a nationally recognized advanced nursing practice organization; Minimum one-year experience, required in CaliforniaMust have reliable automobile, valid driver's license, and the minimum state required liability auto insuranceAccentCare, formerly known as Seasons or Texas Home Health.

Keywords: AccentCare, Inc., Des Plaines , Nurse Practitioner Registered Nurse Palliative Care Des Plaines Full-Time, Other , Des Plaines, Illinois

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