Aug 02, 2020

Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner - Morton Plant Hospital

  • BayCare Health System
  • Clearwater, FL, USA

Job Description

BayCare Medical Group's Palliative Care Team at Morton Plant Hospital is seeking two experienced Nurse Practitioners to join their established team of two Board Certified Palliative Care Physicians. This position is 100% inpatient and includes a set schedule of Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm, with no nights, weekends or holidays.

The Advanced Care Practitioner (ACP) in a medical specialty area extends the services of physicians by providing assessment and management of patient care. Medical Specialties include, but are not limited to secondary care areas, such as neurology, pain management, nephrology, endocrinology, oncology, etc. Services that this position may provide include physical exams, interpreting diagnostic tests and counseling patients about treatment. This position will also provide coordination and clinical services across the continuum of care for medical specialty patients. This position operates under physician directed protocols for all Advanced Care Practitioner duties.

ACP must obtain and maintain Medical Staff privileges as required by the position.


Certifications and Licensures

RequiredAPRN (Advanced Practice Registered Nurse)NursingOrPA (Physician Assistant)
EducationRequiredBachelor'sPhysician AssistantOrMaster'sNursing
ExperienceRequired1 year minimum in Palliative Care
Specific SkillsRequiredCustomer service skillsRequiredWritten and verbal communication skillsRequiredInterpersonal skillsRequiredWork independentlyRequiredWork with a teamRequiredCritical thinking skillsRequiredOrganizational skillsRequiredComputer skills appropriate to positionRequiredKnowledge of regulatory standards appropriate to positionRequiredMedical terminology use and understanding