Palliative Medicine - Nurse Practitioner

Advance Practitioner Kirkland, Washington

Department: Palliative Medicine
Job Type: Per Diem Shift: Varies
Hours/Week: N/A
Req: 43407


Description

Palliative Medicine Nurse Practitioner – Seattle Eastside

EvergreenHealth is currently recruiting a per diem (.0 FTE)  Palliative Medicine Nurse Practitioner to join our exceptional and growing Palliative Care Team at EvergreenHealth Medical Center in Kirkland, WA

Job Duties:

  • Provides consultations regarding symptom management and clarification of goals of care/advance care planning in hospital setting for patients with serious illness.
  • Assumes responsibility for symptom management as indicated.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary meetings with other members of the Palliative Medicine team to optimize patient care and program development.
  • Participates in medical provider and community education efforts regarding Palliative Medicine.
  • Works with referring providers and hospice staff to facilitate patients’ transition to hospice care when appropriate.
  • Responds to phone calls/refill requests for outpatients when outpatient medical provider is not available.
  • May provide patient consultation in clinic setting when 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. EvergreenHealth is located in Kirkland, WA.

Your personal and family needs will be satisfied living in Kirkland, 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.

Here are some of the prominent awards we've received in recent years:

  • "America’s 50 Best Hospitals" – Healthgrades
  • "Best Hospitals" – US News & World Report
  • “’A’ Rating for Patient Safety” – The Leapfrog Group
  • “5-Star Rating” – CMS Hospital Compare

For more information, please contact:

Spencer Vaden
Manager, Physician Recruitment

EvergreenHealth Medical Group
[email protected]