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Nurse Practitioner (Palliative Medicine)

Job ID 18-2274 Date posted 12/05/2018 Shift Days Shift Length 8 Hours Weekend Requirement Weekends By Dept Rotation Hours Per Two Week Pay Period 80 Department Palliative Care Team Location Minneapolis, Minnesota
DescriptionThe Certified Nurse Practitioner (Nurse Practitioner), in collaboration and consultation with physicians, staff RN's and other health care professionals, provides holistic, compassionate care to patients and families. The Nurse Practitioner practices within the context of collaborative management with a physician(s) in diagnosing, managing, and preventing acute and chronic illness and disease, and promoting wellness. Nurse Practitioners have an advanced nursing practice that includes independent nursing functions based on nursing standards of care and a role in medical management working within a collaborative agreement with a physician(s). Patient populations may include patients throughout the lifecycle, such as the care of neonates, infants, children, young adults, adults and older adults and is dependent on the nurse practitioner's area of specialization and the collaborating physicians' practice. The Nurse Practitioner provides leadership by serving as clinical expert, educator and liaison between the patient and the medical, nursing and interdisciplinary staff with the goal of providing remarkable care.RequirementsBasic Qualifications:
Education
• Master’s or higher degree in Nursing required.
• Certification prior to the Masters’ degree requirement and current practice as a Nurse Practitioner in their area of specialization or documentation of current competency.
Experience
Prefer 2 years of experience in a nurse practitioner role and experience working with geriatric population.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Ability to balance prioritize work in a rapidly changing environment.
• Works well independently in addition to being skilled in interdisciplinary collaboration.
• Demonstrates effective written and oral communication.
License RequirementCurrent licensure as RN in State of Minnesota, State Requirement
Current registration as a nurse practitioner with the MN Board of Nursing,or pending certification of a nurse practitioner for up to six months after completion of a successful Nurse Practitioner educational program. Failure to pass the certification examination will result in immediate suspension of privileges. Privileges will be reinstated upon evidence of successful completion of the certification examination. Prescriptive authority is not permitted during the pending certification process.
Current certification as a Nurse Practitioner by a national nurse certification organization acceptable to the MN Board of Nursing:
• American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
• American Association of Critical Care Nurses Certification Corporation (AACN)
• American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
• National Certification Corporation for Obstetric, Gynecological, and Neonatal Nursing Specialties (NCC)
• Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB)
• Hospice and Palliative Certification
Current Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) certificate
Federal Requirement
• Current prescription and collaborative practice agreement with at least one collaborating physician
State Requirement
Additional InformationExciting things are happening at North Memorial Health. Come be a part of the momentum and help make a difference in patience lives. Our Palliative department is growing and we are looking for experienced Nurse Practitioners who have experience working with a geriatric population. Your new career awaits you here!

At North Memorial Health, we’re on a mission to change healthcare. We’re delivering unmatched customer service and empowering our customers throughout Minnesota and Western Wisconsin to achieve their best health. North Memorial Health is a leader in delivering advanced medical care from Emergency, Urgent Care, Specialty Programs and Services, Primary Clinics, Ambulance and Air Medical Transportation.


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