Nurse / Nurse Practitioner Job in Athens, Texas
Company: Kindred at Home
Posted on: January 26, 2023
I believe that the care we give can make every moment count.
Compassionate care, uncompromising service and clinical excellence
thats how our Hospice improves quality of life in the final stages
of life. By delivering palliative care by hospice professionals,
our patients can spend their remaining days in comfort and peace.
Kindred at Home, a division of Kindred Healthcare Inc., is the
nations leading provider of comprehensive home health, hospice, and
non-medical home care services.
Kindred at Home, and its affiliates, delivers compassionate,
high-quality care to patients and clients in their homes or places
of residence, including non-medical personal assistance, skilled
nursing and rehabilitation and hospice and palliative care. Our
caregivers focus on each unique patient to deliver the appropriate
care and emotional support to our patients and their families.
We believe that every moment matters. We believe in compassionate
care. Most of all, we believe in dignity and respect for each
patient we serve.
I believe my work is my calling.
As a Hospice Nurse Practitioner, you will:
Gather clinical information to support the diagnosis and prognosis
and provide these findings from the face to face encounter to the
physician who is considering recertifying the patient.
Attest to a face to face encounter being made and includes in the
attestation: The beneficiarys name, the date of the encounter, the
certification period dates, and that the clinical findings of that
encounter have been provided to the certifying physician for use in
determining continued eligibility for hospice care.
Communicate clinical findings of the face to face encounter to the
IDG for use in coordinating patient care.
Provide care to patient when a need is identified during a face to
Document the clinical finding and care provided in the patients
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those
contacted in the course of work.
Masters of Science in Nursing from an accredited school of
Current Nurse Practitioner certification/license
Minimum of two years Nurse Practitioner experience
Nurse Practitioner specialty in Geriatrics, In-Home Care or Hospice
Excellent leadership, interpersonal, written and verbal
Independent decision making and self-motivation
Working knowledge or understanding of palliative care techniques,
Medicare regulations, home health regulations, and
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