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Hospice Nurse Practitioner, Full-Time

Company: Heartland of Perrysburg
Location: Lucasville
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Our Company

Heartland Hospice is a member of the Gentiva family - an industry leader in hospice, palliative, home health, and personal home care. Our place is by the side of those who need us, offering physical, spiritual and emotional support to patients and their families so they may make the most of every moment. We believe that better care for caregivers and clinicians means better care for everyone, so we offer ongoing professional training, lower nurse-to-patient ratios, and comprehensive benefits for eligible employees. Here, you'll join gifted colleagues who make a lasting difference in people's lives every day.

We're looking for a Hospice Nurse Practitioner to join our team. You will report directly to the Executive Director or Administrator. You will be assigned to a location to perform Face-to-Face (F2F) encounters and be responsible for gathering clinical information to support the hospice diagnosis and prognosis. These findings are then communicated to the hospice physician responsible for certifying or recertifying the patient's hospice eligibility.

The scope of practice for the hospice NP is limited to those tasks necessary to complete hospice F2F encounter visits.

  • Performs and completes physical assessments for the F2F encounter within the regulatory time frames established by CMS
  • Provides clinical findings, including review of the medical treatment plans, diagnostic tests, lab results, and medication lists to the physician who is recertifying the patient for hospice eligibility
  • Makes appropriate recommendations to the IDG based on findings of the F2F assessment
  • Notifies hospice agency when unable to complete a F2F visit according to schedule

    About You

    • Master's or higher degree in Nursing.
    • Completion of a graduate-level nurse practitioner education program accredited by a national accrediting body.
    • Current state license as a registered nurse
    • Current state license or certificate as an advanced practice nurse
    • Current national certification as a Nurse Practitioner. (ANCC or AANP)
    • Must have a collaborative agreement in place.

      We Offer

      • Comprehensive Benefits Package: Health Insurance, 401k Plan, Tuition Reimbursement, PTO
      • Opportunity to Participate In a Fleet Program
      • Competitive Salaries
      • Mileage Reimbursement
      • Professional Growth and Development Opportunities


        • This is a safety-sensitive position
        • Employee must meet minimum requirements to be eligible for benefits
        • Where applicable, employee must meet state specific requirements
        • We are proud to be an EEO employer
        • We maintain a drug-free workplace

          Location Heartland Hospice

Keywords: Heartland of Perrysburg, Huntington , Hospice Nurse Practitioner, Full-Time, Healthcare , Lucasville, West Virginia

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