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NURSE PRACTITIONER

Company: Christian Care Centers Inc
Location: Mesquite
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Provides medical care, palliates, and manages terminal illness in compliance with the state Nurse Practice Act under the supervision of a collaborating physician. Completes history and physical examinations, by evaluating the patient---s medical condition and health history, ordering and interpreting results from laboratory and diagnostic tests or procedures, diagnosing health conditions and documents the findings in the patient---s medical record. Manages health conditions and terminal illnesses by developing an individualized plan of care, prescribing medications and/or treatments, obtaining consultations or making referrals and coordinating hospice care services. Completes the hospice face to face visit requirements prior to the third and subsequent hospice benefit periods to assess hospice eligibility based on the hospice conditions of participation and the local coverage determinations. Provides clinical information to the hospice medical director for interpretation for eligibility for hospice recertification. Makes recommendations to the hospice medical director regarding patient eligibility for certification and recertification for hospice care. Reviews clinical information, coordinates and oversees patient care in consultation with the hospice interdisciplinary team and other healthcare practitioners. Assures that patient receives appropriate measures to control symptoms, through collaboration with interdisciplinary team members. Reviews and develops protocols for treatment and proposes options for interventions based on the literature in collaboration with the collaborating physician. Communicates and collaborates with the interdisciplinary group to create, review and revise the patient's plan of care. Consults with the patient's attending physician, the hospice medical director and other healthcare practitioners regarding the patient's eligibility for hospice care, ongoing care needs and medical management related to the patient's terminal condition

Keywords: Christian Care Centers Inc, Mesquite , NURSE PRACTITIONER, Healthcare , Mesquite, Texas

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