Nov 19, 2021

Palliative Medicine Service Nurse Practitioner - Short Term Temporary

  • Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula
  • Monterey, CA, USA
Full time

Job Description

Montage Health’s application process has changed effective 12/20/2019.
If you submitted an online application prior to 12/20/2019, you will be required to recreate your profile information if you want to apply to any new positions. You will no longer have access to your previously saved profiles and applications. Current employees applying for transfer into a posted position must also create a profile.

  • Excellent Pay and Generous Benefits including a Pension and Continuing Education Reimbursement
  • Excellent Team Orientated Culture
  • Free Gym for Employees

Job Description:

Short-Term Temporary

The Palliative Medicine Service Nurse Practitioner functions under general Nurse Practitioner Standardized Procedure approved by the Interdisciplinary Practice Committee (CIDP.) The Nurse Practitioner (NP) provides routine care and management of the patient with acute and chronic complaints, in collaboration with the supervising physician and through implementation of standardized procedures. The NP reports to the Director of Care Management Services and is responsible for working in collaboration with a physician, and other palliative care team members, in an active practice to deliver palliative care and related health care services to patients and families. The NP possesses skills and knowledge to competently provide excellent patient care, offers a high level of compassion and comfort discussing end-of-life issues and pain and symptom management to develop the patient’s plan of care. The NP will also educate patients and families in terms of services provided by Palliative Care and will provide education and in-services on Palliative Care, as requested.

Experience:

As required for state of CA license as an RN and certified nurse practitioner.

Education:

As required for state of CA license as an RN and certified nurse practitioner.

Licensure/Certification:

Current RN licensure and a registered professional nurse who is authorized by California to practice as a nurse practitioner in accordance with California law and be certified as a nurse practitioner by a recognized a national certifying body that has established standards for nurse practitioners. A furnishing license issued by the Board of Registered Nursing and a current DEA number from the United States Drug Enforcement Administration for schedule II-IV controlled substances is required. Palliative Care certification required within two years of hire/transfer into the position. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS is required.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Assigned Work Hours:

Temporary, up to 6 months

Full Time

Day shift

Position Type:

Temporary