HOSPICE OF WICHITA FALLS Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner in WICHITA FALLS, Texas
Share your love of nursing!!! What a privilege we have to be invited into the lives or patients and their families to provide them with loving and compassionate care through providing excellent nursing. Hospice of Wichita Falls is actively seeking premier Nurse Practitioner to assist PRN with our Palliatve Care of North Texas Program.. We need you to allow us to provide Care, Hope, and Support For All When Illness Threatens Life for our patients and families. We need you to help us fulfill our mission. Apply today! About Hospice of Wichita Falls For over 32 years, Hospice of Wichita Falls has been the only non-profit community-based hospice in the area, providing services in 12 North Texas counties. Our wonderful nursing staff meets our patients and families where they are, private homes, nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, or our free standing 12 bed inpatient center. It is our goal to provide premier care while honoring and upholding the patient's wishies whenever possible. Hospice of Wichita Falls takes pride in providing an excellent working environment where teamwork, communication and respect for every individual are key aspect in achieving our mission of "Care, Hope, Support for All when Illness Threatens Life." Our team members share a passion for patient care, a caring manner and desire to make a difference in someone's life. The appreciation a member of our team receives from leadership, patients, families, and the community is unparalleled. Do you have the Hospice Heart? Your Life as a Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner Your role is very important to our patients and organization. We meet our patients where they are and this position will serve our patients in all counties. We will rely on you to ensure that all patients you visit have addressed any nursing needs or determine the need for other team members to assist in providing resources. To achieve this you will assist the patient or family in determining the best plan of care that meets their needs. We are a team and it is your role to direct other team members and ensure that they are exceeding our patient's expectations. We want to share your extraordinary care and need to make sure that we are able to process billing. You are responsible for documented your care and ensuring your team members are as well. This documentation should paint the picture of your patient, so if another team member is given the honor of serving that patient they are aware of their expectation and know what is currently working. Your focus will always be on what is your patient's greatest need and providing "Care, Hope, and Support for all when Illness threatens life." This position provides is designed to have flexibilty in continuing care while other team members are out or supplement high levels of admissions. As a Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner, your goal should be that your patients experience is their loved ones memory. Job Qualifications Graduate of approved school of professional nursing Recipient of a current license by Texas Board of Nurse Examiners as and Advanced Clinical Nurse Specialist or Practicing Nurse Practitioner. Recipient of a current license under Texas Medail Practices Act as an Advanced Clinical Nurse Specialist or Practicing Nurse Practitioner. Ability to understand the physical, psychosocial and spiritual concerns/and problems of terminally ill patients in a home setting. Possess critical thinking skills. Compassionate Effective Communication both written and orally.