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Hospice Nurse Practitioner
Full Time

Department: Home Care
Reports to: Chief Medical Officer

You can make a difference every day as part of Angela Hospice’s exceptional team. Angela Hospice was founded 35 years ago, rooted on values of respect, dignity, and compassion – and that caring vision extends not only to the patients and families we care for, but to our team members, colleagues, and the community.

We’re looking for a Hospice Nurse Practitioner who shares this vision.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for examination of patients to determine diagnoses, to treat diseases and to provide pain and symptom management.
  • Performs therapeutic management including, but not limited to, care planning, providing prescriptions, coordinating consultations and referrals.
  • Provides an environment to support the patient and family’s emotional needs.
  • Provides appropriate education to the patient and family taking into consideration their current knowledge base.
  • Creates an atmosphere of honesty, compassion, respect by being physically, as well as, mentally available for the patients and families.
  • Works collaboratively with the Angela Hospice clinical team, as well as, augments teams in hospital, nursing home and assisted-living facilities.
  • Assumes responsibility for compliance with federal, state and local regulations.
  • Presents an appropriate, professional appearance in accordance with established policy.
  • Demonstrates dependability and punctuality.
  • Accepts assigned duties in a cooperative manner.
  • Works cooperatively with patients, families, nursing staff physicians, consultant personnel and ancillary service providers.
  • Performs other duties as directed by the Medical Director or his/her designee.

What You Bring

  • Master’s Degree from an accredited school
  • Nurse Practitioner License in the State of Michigan, graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program
  • Minimum of five (5) years direct patient care experience required; Hospice and Palliative Care experience preferred

Please note: The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for staff within all Medicare and Medicaid-certified facilities. This policy applies to Angela Hospice and our employees.