Posted: Sunday, February 4, 2018 2:41 PM
Summary The Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner works in collaboration with a physician and other palliative care members to deliver palliative care and related health care services to patients and families. Performs bedside palliative care patient/family evaluation Assists with the diagnosis of treatment and symptom management of acute and chronic health conditions Orders, performs, and interprets lab and radiology tests within scope of practice Prescribes medications Orders treatments and durable medical equipment Performs therapeutic or corrective measures as indicated, including urgent care Prepares and maintains accurate patient records Educates staff and the community on all aspects of palliative care Education and Experience Must be a licensed Nurse Practitioner, licensed by the Virginia Board of Medicine or the Virginia Board of Nursing respectively. The ACNP must have completed an approved training program specifically designed to prepare nurses as adult or geriatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioners, and which is accredited or has been approved by the Joint Board of Medicine and Nursing. Nurse Practitioner must submit evidence of eligibility for certification by one or more of the following: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and/or American Nurses Credentialing Center. Nurse Practitioner must provide evidence of prescriptive privileges as issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia. A copy of the supervising physician/NP agreement submitted to the State for prescriptive authority must be kept on file in the Chesapeake Regional Medical Center Staff Office. Minimum of (3) years as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner experience preferred. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Requires valid Virginia Nurse Practitioner license. Must have current BLS Certification.
• Location: Chesapeake
• Post ID: 34059162 chesapeake