Nurse Practitioner for Hospice- Lynchburg, VA
Job Summary: The Nurse Practitioner will work as a part of the Hospice interdisciplinary team to provide care throughout the service area. Perferred experience in Hospice/Palliative Care. Will spend a large portion of time making home visits to patients/families throughout the region.
The Nurse Practitioner is a registered nurse with advanced training as a physician extender. The Nurse Practitioner works in collaboration with a physician to provide medical services within protocols established by the supervising physician. Such medical services may include history and physical exams, treatment of specific illnesses or injuries, both chronic and acute. The Nurse Practitioner may perform other services that have traditionally been reserved for physicians.
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Graduate of an accredited School of Registered Nursing with current licensure by the Virginia State Board of Nursing, and MS in Nursing.
Nationally recognized certification in field of specialization required.
Current licensure by the Virginia State Board of Nursing as a Nurse Practitioner with prescriptive authority.
Maintains BLS & ACLS certifications.
Hold a current, active license as a registered nurse in Virginia or hold a current multistate licensure privilege as a registered nurse.