PERM - Palliative Care NP ::
Dothan, AL

Locum Nurse Practitioner (NP) - Palliative Medicine in Dothan, AL

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PERM - Palliative Care NP

VHS is searching for a Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner for Dothan, AL! Job Description
As a Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner, you will provide compassionate care to patients facing chronic, complex, and life-threatening conditions. Your role involves collaborating with a multi-disciplinary team to enhance the quality of life for patients and their families. Here are the key responsibilities:
  1. Patient Assessment and Management:
    • Conduct thorough assessments of patients’ physical, emotional, and psychosocial needs.
    • Develop individualized care plans to address symptom management, pain control, and overall well-being.
    • Prescribe medications and treatments in accordance with state regulations.
    • Order routine and diagnostic studies as needed.
  2. Collaboration:
    • Work closely with a diverse team, including case workers, chaplains, and hospitalists.
    • Facilitate communication and coordination among team members to ensure holistic patient care.
    • Collaborate with physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to optimize patient outcomes.
  3. Education and Support:
    • Provide disease and treatment education to patients and their families.
    • Offer emotional support, counseling, and guidance during difficult times.
    • Assist patients in making informed decisions about their care.
  4. Hours and Compensation:
    • This position operates during regular business hours, Monday to Friday, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
    • Compensation is calculated based on your experience and qualifications.
  • Advanced Practice Certification: You must be a certified registered nurse practitioner (CRNP) with a focus on palliative care.
  • State Licensure: Hold a valid Alabama state license as an advanced practice nurse.
  • Experience: Prior experience in palliative care or a related field is preferred.
  • Compassion and Empathy: Demonstrate a genuine commitment to providing compassionate care to patients and their families.
If you are passionate about improving the lives of patients facing serious illnesses, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding position. Join our team and make a meaningful impact in the lives of those in need.
VieMed Healthcare Staffing is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

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