Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner


Boston, MA

What you'll be doing

Performing bedside palliative care for patients. Conducting a patient/family evaluation. Facilitating highly effective conversations regarding goals of care with patients, families, interdisciplinary team members, and other providers. Performing highly effective pain and symptom management treatment and care plan recommendation with medical director, families, and other providers to enhance patients quality of life. Participating with others to deliver plan for optimal coordination with primary physicians and other treating providers including the IPA and local care delivery system. Providing community, patient, and family education regarding our palliative care program. Consulting with palliative care physician and teammates as needed. Communicating and consulting with the patients primary physician regarding services provided and collaborating with other physicians as needed to provide optimal care. Participating in continuous quality improvement and ongoing program development and innovation. Preparing and maintaining accurate patient records, charts, and documents to support sound medical practice (both paper and EMR). Adhering to the practice of confidentiality regarding patients, families, staff and the organization. Availability to travel throughout the assigned territory in order to conduct visits and initial assessments.

What your background should be

Current and valid license to practice in the state of the program as a nurse practitioner with furnishing privileges. Minimum 1 year hands-on nurse practitioner experience. Experience with adults facing complex and advanced illnesses. Certified or working toward national certification as a nurse practitioner (Adult/Family/Geriatric/Palliative Care) Current and valid driving license, including reliable transportation and automobile insurance. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work independently and also as a team.

Required Schooling / Training

Not Specified

Who is the client company

Managed health care industry.
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