Nurse Practitioner Per Diem

Metropolitan Jewish Health System
New York
Oct 13, 2016
Oct 24, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
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Our groundbreaking hospice and palliative care programs offer a broad range of facility and community based services to help patients and their families ease the burden of managing a life-limiting illness or end-of-life care.


As a member of the Hospice and Palliative team, the per diem Nurse Practitioner will:

* Respond to requested consults
* Encourage open communication about end-of-life issues among all patients, families and health care providers
* Provide comprehensive pain and symptom management assessments
* Collaborate with physicians
* Educate staff through in services and lectures
* Achievement of the best quality of life for patients and their family members


* Master's degree in nursing and graduate of an approved nurse practitioner program required
* Minimum 2 years experience in end-of-life care; Hospice and/or Palliative Care experience preferred
* Computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and e-mail
* Ability to operate medical equipment
* Current NYS Registered Nurse License, ANA/ANCC Certification, ACLS/BCLS Certification
* Advanced Practice certification in Hospice & Palliative Care, or obtained within one year of hire


We truly value our staff and further acknowledge their contributions by offering:

* Employee and family health coverage
* Competitive salaries
* Employer contributed pension plan
* Generous time off
* Employee tuition reimbursement
* Dependent tuition reimbursement
* 403(b) retirement plan

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