Verde Valley Medical Center is currently recruiting for an employed Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner!Job Responsibilities:•Provide inpatient consultation services in palliative care at Verde Valley Medical Center.•Provide outpatient palliative care services, as established.•Facilitate clarification of patient and family goals of care.•Consult with the attending physician and the Interdisciplinary Team to establish a written plan of care at intervals specified in the plan.•Facilitate access to appropriate supportive care services.•Provide training and continuing education for support staff, physicians and other care providers. •Full and appropriate documentation of patient care services to support professional billing for these services.•Responsible for billing consultative services.•Provide designated on-call coverage per Medical Staffing Bylaws.•Participate in daily interdisciplinary team meetings to review active cases.•Assist in the development of standards of care.•Adhere to the practice of confidentiality regarding patients, families, staff, and the organization.
Job Qualifications:•Certified in Palliative Care with preference given to those with two (2) years’ experience or more.•Preference given to those with experience in inpatient/outpatient palliative care settings.•One (1) year experience working as part of an interdisciplinary team, specifically in the field of Hospice & Palliative Care.•Current state medical license and in good standing with the medical board.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive Compensation and Bonus Opportunities!
Flagstaff Medical Center has more than 270 inpatient beds, and is both a community hospital and a referral hub serving a large rural area that includes 6 Indian reservations. As such, we provide state-designated Level 1 trauma services, intensive care, specialty and behavioral health services to all of Northern Arizona.Flagstaff, Arizona is a culturally diverse, picturesque, mountain and universit...y community with four distinct seasons. FMC sits at 7,000 feet elevation, with the town nestled in the world’s largest ponderosa pine forest. Flagstaff is a great community for raising a family, has a wide variety of recreational activities available throughout the year, and is only 1 hour from the Grand Canyon. Flagstaff is roughly 2 hours north of Phoenix, 30 minutes from Sedona and 10 minutes from Snowbowl Ski Resort.Verde Valley Medical Center is a full-service, 99 bed, teaching hospital, located in the beautiful Verde Valley, just minutes from the red rocks of Sedona. Both FMC and VVMC have been recognized at the national level for quality and patient satisfaction. Both hospitals are accredited by DNV Healthcare. Northern Arizona Healthcare also cares for patients through Cancer Centers of Northern Arizona, Northern Arizona Homecare and Hospice, and Heart & Vascular Center of Northern Arizona.