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Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner

Company: St. Mary's Health Care System
Location: Athens
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

Employment Type:Full timeShift:Description:Shift:Day Shift. 7 on/ 7 offClinical Responsibilities:The Advanced Practice Provider requires broad clinical knowledge and experience in palliative care.Mentor physicians and nurses, supporting the primary care team.Conduct medical and psychosocial evaluations of patients and families.Active presence in multiple ICUs, implementing palliative care protocols.Develop and apply screening processes for ICU palliative consults.Lead discussions on care goals with ICU teams.Independently follow up on patient consultations and symptom management.Participate in ICU rounds.Conduct consults throughout the hospital including the EDEducational Responsibilities:Develop policies, procedures, and protocols.Present in-service sessions on Palliative Care.Train students, residents on the Palliative Care consult service.Precept Advance Practice Nurse students.Additional Activities:Regular meetings with Palliative Medicine Medical Director.Maintain Palliative Care continuing education.Participation in nursing department committees.Lead or participate in special projects as needed.Position Requirements:Minimum Education:

  • Required: Master's Degree
  • Specify Degree(s): Advanced Practice NurseMinimum Experience:
    • Required: 1 year of experience with inpatient Palliative Medicine is required.Licensure/Certifications:
      • Required:
      • CPR - Basic Life Support
      • Nursing - Current Registered Nurse License - State of Georgia
      • Nursing - National advanced practice certification in adult, geriatrics, or family practice is preferred - State of GeorgiaOur Commitment to Diversity and InclusionTrinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

Keywords: St. Mary's Health Care System, Athens , Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Athens, Georgia

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