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Torrance Memorial Physician Network is Hiring a Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner Near Torrance, CA

Torrance Memorial Physician Network has an exciting opportunity for a Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner to join our expanding palliative care team. The Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner is a registered professional nurse with advanced graduate education and clinical training who provides comprehensive medical services in compliance with the state Nurse Practice Act. The incumbent will serve patients at two clinics located at the Care Coordination Center and Hunt Cancer Center. Under the supervision of a physician, the nurse practitioner performs face to face and/or virtual assessments, as appropriate, and develops the plan of care in consultation with the palliative care interdisciplinary team.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Patient Care

1. Provides medical care, palliates and manages terminal illness in compliance with the state Nurse Practice Act.

2. Completes history and physical examinations, by evaluating the patient’s medical condition and health history, ordering and interpreting results from laboratory and diagnostic tests or procedures, diagnosing health conditions and documents the findings in the patient’s medical record.

3. Manages acute and chronic health conditions and terminal illnesses by developing an individualized plan of care, prescribing medications (to the extent permitted by licensure) and or treatments, obtaining consultations or making referrals and coordinating hospice and home health care services.

4. Reviews clinical information, coordinates and oversees patient care in consultation with the palliative care interdisciplinary team and other healthcare practitioners.

5. Assures that patient receives appropriate measures to control symptoms through collaboration with interdisciplinary team members.

6. Reviews and develops protocols for treatment and proposes options for interventions based on the current medical literature.

7. Consults the collaborating physician or organizational leadership when the patient’s plan of care is outside standardized practice and protocols.

Communication

1. Communicates and collaborates with the interdisciplinary group to create, review and revise the patient’s plan of care.

2. Consults with the patient’s attending physician, the palliative care Physician and other healthcare practitioners regarding the ongoing care needs and medical management related to the patient’s life-limiting illness, condition or injury.

3. Communicates with other community health practitioners to coordinate the plan of care.

4. Attends and participates in palliative care interdisciplinary group meetings.

5. 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.

6. 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 the patients.

7. Provides and maintains a safe environment for the patient.

8. Assists the patient and family/caregiver and other team members in providing continuity of care.

9. Provides information and education about advance care planning to the patient and family as appropriate.

10. Works in cooperation with the family/caregiver and palliative interdisciplinary group to identify the goals of care and meet the care needs of the patient and family/caregiver.

11. Serves as a nursing resource for consultation and education to members of the interdisciplinary team and other healthcare practitioners in the community.

12. Establishes, builds and nurtures relationships with staff and community referral sources to facilitate program growth.

Additional Duties

1. Participates in after-hours/weekend provider call schedule, as needed.

2. May provide provider coverage to home-based palliative care site, as needed.

3. Maintains knowledge of and compliance with current Medicare/Medicaid, state/federal rules and regulations for palliative care services.

4. Ensures compliance with the Medicare conditions of participation and other state regulations govern the provision of healthcare.

5. Complies with all Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requirements in accordance with federal, state and organizational policies.

6. Participates in organizational monitoring of the quality of medical services and quality improvement initiatives.

7. 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.

8. Fulfills the obligation of requested and/or accepted assignments.

9. Demonstrate knowledge in communication and counseling patient/family in dealing with end-of-life issues.

10. Completes assigned CAPC courses.

11. Participates and/or facilitates relevant palliative care related in-service trainings.

12. Attends and participates in meetings as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:

1. Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing and accredited Nurse Practitioner Program.

2. Current nursing licensure in State and CPR certification, as required by organizational policy.

3. Master's degree with a minimum of one (1) year Nurse Practitioner experience who has training in palliative care and/or hospice care; clinical experience in hospice or palliative care; or one who has, or is eligible for, palliative care certification.

4. Accreditation from an approved certifying body for advanced practice nursing as required by State.

5. Certification in a specialist area preferred; (e.g. Hospice and Palliative Nursing (CHPN), or Geriatrics).

6. Excellent observation, verbal and written communication skill, problem solving skills, mathematical skills; nursing skills per competency checklist.

Qualified candidates should submit their resume via this ad for consideration.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: $52.58 - $87.47 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Medical specialties:

  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Standard shift:

  • Day shift

Weekly schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Work setting:

  • In-person
  • Multiple locations

Work Location: One location

Job Summary

JOB TYPE

Full Time | Other

SALARY

$108k-128k (estimate)

POST DATE

01/02/2023

EXPIRATION DATE

01/30/2023

WEBSITE

tmphysiciannetwork.org

HEADQUARTERS

TORRANCE, CA

SIZE

25 - 50

FOUNDED

2012

CEO

GLENN M WISHON MD

REVENUE

$5M - $10M

INDUSTRY

Ambulatory Healthcare Services

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About Torrance Memorial Physician Network

Torrance Memorial Physician Network is a multi-specialty practice committed to providing excellent service to our patients. We provide advanced comprehensive, coordinated care for all our patients. Our network was established in 2012. We provide both primary, pediatric and medical specialty care, including endocrinology (the system of glands that regulate important bodily functions), rheumatology (bone, muscle and joint disorders), OB/GYN, cardiology and oncology (cancer). We take most insurance plans, including PPO, many HMO plans and Medicare. At the Torrance Memorial Physician Network, our ...physicians are dedicated to providing the highest quality care for every patient, with hours and locations that are convenient and accessible. Patient satisfaction is a priority. We value our relationship with each patient, seeing ourselves as a partner in health care for you and your family. Our offices are equipped with the latest technology, including a new, state-of-the-art electronic medical record system and a patient portal providing direct and confidential access to all of your personal medical information. Torrance Memorial Physician Network is here for the community. Excellence in care and high patient satisfaction are core values. We look forward to serving you and your family for many more years to come. More
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