Montgomery County, PA
FTE 0.5 (20 hours) Day. 8:00am - 4:30pm. 3 days one week, 2 days the second week. Mon-Fri.
Under the direction of the Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Manager and the Palliative Care Medical Director, functions as an independent practitioner and as such is responsible for providing specialized nursing care to patients referred to the Palliative Care/Consult Service. The practitioner is accountable for his/her practice, which is based on the nursing process and integrating medical principles. The nurse practitioner provides services to patients of all ages.
3+ years nursing experience, one year Hospice/Palliative Care preferred. Experience in education is preferred but not required.
Master of Science in Nursing from an accredited program. Completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program.
Current licensure as a registered nurse and certification as a Nurse Practitioner in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Valid driver’s license.
Comprehensive knowledge of the professional nursing theory and practice of Hospice and Palliative Care. Valid auto insurance.
Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 full and part-time students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees.
Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation’s best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.
Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.
As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.
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