Nurse Practitioner - Hospice
Company: Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey
Posted on: February 12, 2024
"LSMNJ is a very cohesive company that truly values their
employees. There is a heart to this company that truly cares and
practices it's mission statement from the C level that includes all
employees, on a day to day basis. I am proud to work here and to be
part of this LSMNJ Team!"
"All the managers are very friendly and always listen to our
problems and find solutions to it."
"I feel that this is a great place to work because we are not just
co workers we are a family who loves and care about our fellow
"Employees in Hospice are close knit and genuinely care about each
other and our patients."
Those are real statements from real employees at Journey
We hope you feel the same way once you experience what it is like
to work here.....
We are seeking a Per Diem Nurse Practitioner to work with our
hospice patients. This position is Per Diem, therefore no
The Nurse Practitioner will work in accordance to prescribed
policies and procedures of the organization including all
applicable state and federal regulations and under the general
supervision and in conjunction with the Hospice Medical Director,
the Advance Practice Nurse is responsible for performing patient
medical examinations and palliative care visits relative to the
face-to-face encounters required in order to certify patients
eligibility for the Medicare Hospice Benefit after six (6) months
of hospice care. Documents visits in the patients clinical record
and the face-to-face encounter on required forms. Provides medical
care services and palliative care intervention for hospice patients
as-needed basis. The Advance Practice Nurse communicates
effectively with the Medical Director, Administrator and the
Hospice Interdisciplinary Team.
LSMNJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We care about our team members and the people we serve, so we made
the decision to require all employees to be fully vaccinated
against Covid-19. Only candidates that are vaccinated or willing to
be vaccinated will be considered for employment.
Education/Training/Certifications: Graduation from a master's-level
program designed to educate and prepare nurse
practitioners/clinical nurse specialists.
Completion of a graduate level 3-credit course in Pharmacology from
a school duly accredited by a national accrediting agency approved
by the Board or a pharmacology course of at least 45 hours
integrated into the Masters in Nursing program
National certification requires the candidate to successfully pass
Currently licensed and nationally certified via the Pennsylvania
Board of Nursing as an Advance Practice Nurse in PA.
Valid drivers license and reliable transportation that is insured
in accordance with PA requirements
Skill(s): Provide the Services in timely and professional manner
and in accordance with: (i) the bylaws and operational policies and
procedures of Hospice, including without limitation its Compliance
Program; (ii) Hospices written policies and procedures including
those related to billing submission; (iii) Hospices Medicare
Conditions of Participation and New Jersey Licensure Guidelines;
and (iv) local, state and federal laws and regulations, including
without limitation, the prohibition against Hospice offering,
paying any compensation (whether in cash or kind, or directly or
indirectly) to induce or reward referrals of services to
Demonstrates and maintains a positive, professional manner, and
manage time efficiently and effectively, work with a team approach,
and act as a role model.
Develops and maintains effective and positive relationships with
the interdisciplinary group, other professionals and physicians in
Must have an interest in and a sympathetic, compassionate attitude
toward caring for the patient in a hospice care setting.
Must maintain a professional attitude and demeanor and is able to
communicate effectively and relate courteously and cooperatively
with patients, caregivers, colleagues, supervisors, co-workers and
Must be able to demonstrate optimism, enthusiasm and willingness to
work constructively with other health care team members and reflect
concern for the wellbeing of patients and employees.
Must interact with all staff in a positive fashion supporting the
mission and vision of the organization.
Experience: Minimum of two (2) years experience as a Nurse
Must have understanding of the hospice program of care.
Keywords: Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey, Philadelphia , Nurse Practitioner - Hospice, Healthcare , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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