Nurse Practitioner


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Job Number 49057
Posted 8/11/2017
Account VNA Home Health Hospice
Department Palliative Care
Location VNA - Bangor (Penobscot County), ME 04401
Schedule Regular Full-time
Shift Day
Hours 8a-5p
Job Details Our Bangor and Hancock County location has a great position for a nurse practitioner wanting to make a positive difference in someone's life! You would be responsible for performing consultation in palliative care, symptom management and supportive care to meet the needs of the patient as requested by the referring physician.You would focus on clarification of patient and family goals of care, patient safety, including appropriate coordination of care and patient self-management opportunities. Utilizing the latest information technologies and telecommunication systems, VNA provides you with a variety ofexperiences, ranging from caring for clients with medical/surgical needs as well as caring for clients with hospice and palliative care needs. In addition you would play an integral role in collaborating with other members of the client care team.

Master's degree from an accredited school of nursing
Certification by the national certifying body appropriate to his/her clinical specialty
Oneyear Nurse Practitioner or relevant clinical experience
Current ME license to practice as an Advance Practice Registered Nurse
Approval from the Board of Nursing to practice in the advanced role
Current BLS for Healthcare Providers
Computer competency and evidence of effective communication skills, using verbal, written and telephonic means; ability to make decisions regarding priority of work, strong interpersonal skills, and ability to understand specific instructions
Evidence of excellent analytical and data gathering skills
Valid driver's license with reliable transportation and VNA required auto liability insurance
Ability to travel in assigned service area.
Come work for an organization that provides clinically excellent, compassionate home based and community care to families in New England. Since 1921, we've been helping families and their loved ones receive care and comfort in their community. We are committed to hiring and retaining staff who want to deliver quality care and make a difference in people's lives. We offer rich benefits and a family friendly working environment. We look forward to hearing from you!
Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.
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