Lahey Health Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner in Watertown, Massachusetts
Welcome To Beth Israel Lahey Health at Home . Our team provides high-quality home care and hospice services by partnering with physicians, hospitals and skilled nursing facilities to provide specialized care to patients in the comfort of their own home. Our team of nurses, therapists (physical, occupational, and speech), medical social workers, and home health aides work together to devise and implement a compassionate care plan that is expressly tailored for each patient.
About the Job
The Nurse Practitioner supports and enhances clinical delivery with advanced practice assessment of high risk, wound and palliative care patients. Provide clinical education to staff and managers related to this group of patients.
Full time, 40 hour, day position covering the Milton area
Perform assessments on patients who are determined to be high risk in an effort to prevent rehospitalizations.
Perform palliative care evaluations for patient and their families
Perform Face to Face assessments for hospice patients to determine need for recertification.
Attend hospice IDT on a bi weekly basis
Coordinate and present in-service programs when indicated.
Function as a liaison between clinical staff, physicians and community resources as directed
In conjunction with the Executive Director of Hospice and Palliative Care, assist in the development of programs which will enhance the role of the Nurse Practitioner
Graduate of National League for Nursing accredited school of nursing.
Licensure, Certification & Registration :
Nurse Practitioner with current licensure to practice in the state of Massachusetts.
Maintains a current American Heart Association (AHA) CPR certification
5+ years of clinical experience with a minimum of 2 years in community health required
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities :
Demonstrates excellent observation and problem solving/critical thinking skills.
Well-developed verbal and written communication skills
Essential computer skills to work with EMR.
Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state or organization requirements and is in good working order.
Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision
Shows strong ability to organize and prioritize workload independently; nursing skills per competency checklist
Benefits offered for any position with over 20 scheduled standard hours:
Voluntary Insurance choices for Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life, Auto and Home, and Pet Insurance available
Lahey Outpatient Pharmacy Benefits
Paid Time Off or (PTO)
Tuition Assistance for 20 hours or more per week after 1 year of continuous benefits eligible employment
Beth Israel Lahey Health is d edicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve. Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health. Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.
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