Advanced Practice Provider- Palliative Care

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Piedmont Healthcare
November 13, 2019
Atlanta, Georgia
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Advanced Practice Provider- Palliative Care- Piedmont Atlanta Hospital

Job Number: 1901023

Piedmont Medical Care Corporation - Atlanta, Georgia
Shift/Schedule: Full-time


 Advanced Practice Provider – Palliative Care – Full Time


Piedmont Healthcare is recruiting for a full-time Palliative Care Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to work at our Piedmont Atlanta Hospital, located in the heart of Buckhead.

This is a Monday-Friday full-time position, no call and no weekend.


In this role, your essential functions will be:

Serve as an advanced practice nurse in palliative care Collect and analyzes all medical information (assessment, screening, diagnostic testing results and prognostic indicators); develops diagnosis and treatment care plan for patient/family. Maintain appropriate documentation and dictation in patient medical records.  Participate in the advanced care planning and education of patients, family and the community. Promote clinical competency through interdisciplinary education for staff related to the service Serves as a consultant to the nursing staff, physicians and other health care providers  Perform functions related to planning, contracts, public education and ethics. Provide information to palliative physicians engaged in consultations for hospitalized patients needing acute palliative or hospice palliative care. Communicate with patient, family, palliative care interdisciplinary team and other health care team members. Collaborate with attending physicians, hospital staff, consultants, palliative physicians, and hospice medical directors regarding patient care, treatments, and services.


Preferred Qualifications


Three years of nursing experience in the specialty area of internal medicine/palliative care with demonstrated clinical competence.  Demonstrated commitment to the philosophy, mission, and objectives of palliative and end of life care.  Ability to articulate the concepts of palliative care to diverse audiences.



Minimum Education/Licensure Required:


PA: Graduate of a Physician Assistants program with current license for the Georgia State Composite Board and Licensure as a Physician's Assistant by the National Board of Medical Examiners




NP: Graduate from a school of nursing with current Georgia license for Advanced Practice Nursing and a Master’s degree in Nursing

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