Nurse Practitioner - Home Hospice

Advance Practitioner Kirkland, Washington

Department: Hospice Home Care
Job Type: Part-Time Shift: Day/Evening
Hours/Week: 28
Req: 41855


Description

Home Hospice Nurse Practitioner – Seattle Eastside

EvergreenHealth is currently recruiting a part-time (.7 FTE) Home Hospice Nurse Practitioner to join our exceptional and growing Hospice Care Team at EvergreenHealth Medical Center in Kirkland, WA. Join a dynamic group of Hospice providers in a Seattle-area healthcare system widely recognized as a national leader in end-of-life care. EvergreenHealth home hospice program (average daily census of 500+ patients) with a freestanding inpatient hospice care center. This position will work 7 days on/7 days off, 8-hour shifts.

Job Duties:

  • Assumes responsibility as attending provider for hospice patients who elect Hospice ARNP as attending provider, with back-up provided by hospice physician staff.
  • Provides clinical care to Hospice patients in the community setting.
  • Performs hospice admission visits.
  • Responds to calls regarding care of hospice patients and participates in hospice medical provider call rotation.
  • May evaluate patient eligibility for hospice services upon referral and throughout patient’s hospice enrollment, and report findings to hospice physician(s).
  • Participates in interdisciplinary team and hospice medical provider meetings.
  • Participates in and provides staff education and support regarding end-of-life care.
  • Performs other duties as indicated.

EvergreenHealth is a physician led, integrated health care system that serves nearly one million residents in King and Snohomish counties and offers a breadth of services and programs that is among the most comprehensive in the region. A staff of 5,000 provides clinical excellence in over 80 specialties, including heart and vascular care, oncology, surgical care, orthopedics, neurosciences, women’s and children’s services, pulmonary care, infectious disease and travel medicine, and home care and hospice services.

Kirkland is a vibrant waterfront destination with an unparalleled blend of outdoor recreation, art, dining and boutique shopping. Located on the shores of Lake Washington just east of Seattle, no other city in the Puget Sound region has as many waterfront parks and beaches as Kirkland.

For more information, please contact:

Spencer Vaden
Manager, Physician Recruitment

EvergreenHealth Medical Group
[email protected]