Hospice Nurse Practitioner

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This is a job posting from company – Hospice Group Of Southern California

Employment TypeFull Time

Work Hours: 8

Salary: $20 To $30/An Hour

Location: California, USA

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Are you a Hospice Nurse Practitioner who is committed to making a difference in your life as well as everyone affected by a terminal illness? We focus on changing how people view hospice care by emphasizing the lives and quality time spent with loved ones.

The Hospice Nurse Practitioner is a registered professional nurse with advanced graduate education and clinical training who provides comprehensive hospice services in compliance with the state Nurse Practice Act and under the supervision of a collaborating physician. He/she provides hospice care through the evaluation and assessment of the health history, health promotions, diagnosing medical conditions, management of health problems by directing and developing the plan of care, prescribing medications or treatments, coordinating and collaborating with patients, families, and other healthcare practitioners. Under the supervision of a physician, the nurse practitioner visits patients, completes physical assessment, performs face-to-face assessments, and evaluates hospice eligibility as assigned in consultation with the hospice interdisciplinary team. The nurse practitioner builds from the resources of the community to plan and direct services to meet the need of individuals and families within their homes and communities.

Our professional staff are compensated well both financially and rewarded with the quality of work. Our certified medical team of doctors, nurses, home health aides, volunteers, therapists direct their resources towards providing the highest degree of care for patients and long-lasting support for their family members. Our utmost desire is to enhance the physical, mental, spiritual, and emotional well-being of all our patients while experiencing the best in hospice care from us.

Wage: $45-$50 per hour (Negotiable).



Patient Care

  • Provides medical care, palliates, and manages terminal illness in compliance with the state Nurse Practice Act under the supervision of a collaborating physician.
  • Completes history and physical examinations by evaluating the patient’s medical condition and health, ordering and interpreting results from laboratory and diagnostic tests or procedures, diagnosing health conditions, and documents the findings in the patient’s medical record.
  • Manages health conditions and terminal illnesses by developing an individualized plan of care, prescribing medications and/or treatments, obtaining consultations or making referrals, and coordinating hospice care services.
  • Completes the hospice face-to-face visit requirements before the third and subsequent hospice benefit periods assess hospice eligibility based on the hospice conditions of the participation and the local coverage determinations. Provides clinical information to the hospice medical director for interpretation for eligibility for hospice recertification.
  • Makes recommendations to the hospice medical director regarding patient eligibility for certification and recertification for hospice care.
  • Reviews clinical information, coordinates, oversees patient care in consultation with the hospice interdisciplinary team and other healthcare practitioners.
  • Assures that the patient receives appropriate measures to control symptoms, through collaboration with interdisciplinary team members.


  • Communicates and collaborates with the interdisciplinary group to create, review, and revise the patient’s plan of care.
  • Consults with the patient’s attending physician, the hospice medical director, and other healthcare practitioners regarding the patient’s eligibility for hospice care, ongoing care needs, and medical management related to the patient’s terminal condition.
  • Communicates with other community health practitioners to coordinate the plan of care.
  • Attends and participates in hospice interdisciplinary group meetings.
  • Completes, maintains, and submits accurate and relevant clinical notes, physical examination notes, assessment visit notes, medical orders, collaboration notes, and other documentation in the medical record.
  • Educates/counsels patients, families, and/or caregivers as to preventative care, medical problems, psychological problems, and spiritual problems in conjunction with the interdisciplinary team to meet the total needs of patients.
  • Provides and maintains a safe environment for the patient.
  • Assists the patient and family/caregiver and other team members in providing continuity of care.
  • Works in cooperation with the family/caregiver and hospice interdisciplinary group to identify the goals of care and meet the care needs of the patient and family/caregiver.
  • Serves as a nursing resource for consultation and educations to members of the interdisciplinary team and other healthcare practitioners in the community.
  • Establishes, builds, and nurtures relationships with staff and community referral sources to facilitates program growth.

Additional Duties

  • Maintain knowledge of and compliance with current Medicare/Medicaid, state/federal rules, and regulations for hospice services.
  • Ensures compliance with the Medicare conditions of participation and other state regulations govern the provision of healthcare.
  • Complies with all Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requirements in accordance with federal, state, and organizational policies,
  • Participates in organizational monitoring of the quality of medical services and quality improvement initiatives.
  • Assumes responsibility for personal growth. Develops, maintains, and upgrades professional knowledge and practice skills through attendance at seminars, conferences, and participation in continuing education and in-service classes.
  • Fulfills the obligations of requested and/or accepted assignments.
  • Demonstrate knowledge in communication and counseling patient/family in dealing with end-of-life issues.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS Successful candidates must meet the following:

  • Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing and accredited Nurse Practitioner Program.
  • Current nursing licensure in State and CPR certification.
  • Has a master’s degree with a minimum of one (1) year Nurse Practitioner experience and a minimum of one (1) year hospice or palliative care experience.
  • Accreditation from an approved certifying body for advances practice nursing as required by State.
  • Certification in a specialist area preferred; (e.g. Hospice and Palliative Nursing (CHPN), Pediatrics or Geriatrics).
  • Excellent observation, verbal and written communication skills, problem-solving skills, mathematical skills; nursing skills per competency checklist.
  • Prolonged or considerable walking or standing. Able to lift, position, and/or transfer patients. Able to lift supplies and equipment. Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, and/or crouching. Visual acuity and hearing to perform required nursing skills.
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state/or organization requirements and is in good working order.

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