PRN Nurse Practitioner Hospice in San Antonio, Texas, United States
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PRN Nurse Practitioner Hospice

San Antonio, TX, United States
PRN/Per Diem  PRN 
Category: Physicians - PAs and Extenders • Job ID: 1557902
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Introduction

Do you want to be appreciated daily? Our nurses are celebrated for being on the front line, empathetic for patients. At Methodist Hospice & Family Care our nurses set us apart from any other healthcare provider. We are seeking a PRN Nurse Practitioner Hospice to join our healthcare family.

Benefits

Methodist Hospice & Family Care, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

At Methodist Hospice & Family Care, our nurses play a vital part. We know that every nurse’s path and purpose is unique. Do you want to create your own personal career path in nursing? HCA Healthcare is your career destination! Our scale makes it possible for nurses to create the career path that fits their life – for life – and empowers their passion for patient care. Apply today for our PRN Nurse Practitioner Hospice opportunity.

Job Summary and Qualifications

Provides care to hospice patients who require assessment for appropriateness and certification of terminal illness for Medicare/Medicaid hospice services. Plans and evaluates the clinical management of clients. Evaluates treatment plans, medications, and other necessary care. Provides clinical recommendations to nursing staff to address the medical needs of clients.

 

What you will do in this role:

  • Reviews clinical materials of referring physicians to document basic disease process, drug regimen and assessment of the patient’s health and prognosis at the time of admission
  • Acts as a consultant to the patient’s physician and other members of the hospice team. Acts as the liaison between the patient’s attending physician and the Interdisciplinary team and helps resolve conflicting care situations
  • Certifies, in conjunction with the attending physician, that the patient’s life expectancy is not expected to exceed six months. Recertifies limited life expectancy at appropriate intervals
  • Evaluates needs for immediate nursing intervention, consultation and referral to other health team members
  • Participates with the physician in the formulation of policies, procedures and protocols for the management of particular health problems

What qualifications you will need:

  • Master’s Degree required. Minimum three to five years nursing experience required
  • Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) licensure per state guidelines is required
  • 3 years experience Required Years of Experience


Hospice & Family Care provides physical, emotional, and spiritual support for patients and families. We help navigate each step of their hospice journey. Our Care teams include physicians, nurses, therapists, hospice aides and social workers. Also, music therapists, spiritual counselors, volunteers and bereavement specialists are part of the care team. Our services include regular scheduled visits and on-call support. Patients can receive hospice care at home or a skilled nursing center. Hospice care is also available at an independent or assisted living community or a hospital. We are committed to ensuring our patients have the fullness of life, dignity and the respect they deserve. HCA Healthcare raises the bar on what comprehensive hospice care looks like. Just like family, we pull together to care for and support our patients and each other.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

 


"The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patient's family first, and the really great institutions will provide care with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the individual."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

Join a family that cares about every stage in your career! We are interviewing candidates for our PRN Nurse Practitioner Hospice opening. Apply today and a member of our Talent Acquisition team will reach out.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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