RN ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSE-PAL:
Centura Health

121271-en_US
Centura Health
Colorado Springs Colorado
Healthcare
Description

Centura Health Physician Group (CHPG) offers providers a true opportunity to live their calling to care while experiencing the support of a built-in comprehensive network, vast resources, professional growth, trusted leadership, generous benefits and an amazing quality of life with locations that span Colorado and into Western Kansas. CHPG is proud to connect providers and consumers through state-of-the-art technology, clinical resources and professional expertise to help people live healthier. Our coordinated services represent a full continuum of care – from preventive and early diagnoses to leading-edge treatment and life-saving critical care. CHPG’s ability to deliver better health care value is the direct result of combining the best clinical tools, shared resources and medical expertise with a patient-centered approach that emphasizes Centura Health’s mission and commitment to quality, compassion and service.



 



JOB DESCRIPTION/JOB POSTING ID: 121271



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Occasional travel to other sites to meet the needs of the clinic may be required.






























Position summary



The Palliative Care Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) provides leadership and oversight in the development and growth of the of the palliative care program. Provides direct and indirect clinical support to patients and families experiencing a chronic and/or terminal illness effecting quality of life. Works in the professional role as an expert clinician, consultant, leader, educator, and translator of research.  The APN collaborates with an interdisciplinary team, the referring physician, and coordinates the care of patients and families. The APN ensures the palliative care program is in compliance with legal, regulatory, and clinical policies and procedures. Supplements and support the hospice service line as appropriate.



Education Requirements



Bachelors in Nursing



Masters in Nursing and/or Post-Masters Certification as an Advanced Practice Nurse



Work Experience Requirements



1 year in management and leadership, preferred



1 year experience working as part of an interdisciplinary team, preferred



1 year experience as an advanced practice nurse, preferred



License/ Certifications



Current unrestricted RN license in state of CO



Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist in state of CO



Board Certified as a Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist



Advanced Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse (ACHPN) through National Board for Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurses within 1 year of hire



Basic Life Support



Advanced Cardiac Life Support preferred



Prescriptive authority and DEA preferred



 



Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. 

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