Nurse Practitioner, MSN
Casual (0.1 FTE) - 9am-1pm - Days, Position Required 4 Hours of Patient/Family Consultation per Week and as Needed - 4 Hours/Week
Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health
1200 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001
Under the direction of the Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Manager and the Palliative Care Medical Director, functions as an independent practitioner and as such is responsible for providing specialized nursing care to patients referred to the Palliative Care/Consult Service. The practitioner is accountable for his/her practice, which is based on the nursing process and integrating medical principles. The nurse practitioner provides services to patients of all ages.
Conditions of Employment:
3+ years of nursing experience, 1 year of hospice/palliative care preferred.
Experience in education is preferred, but not required.
Master of Science in Nursing from an accredited program.
Completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program.
Current licensure as a registered nurse and certification as a Nurse Practitioner in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Valid driver’s license.
Comprehensive knowledge of the professional nursing theory and practice of hospice and palliative care.
Current auto insurance with proof of coverage required.
Must possess a driving record free from major violations within the past five years, and maintain an acceptable driving record with no major violations in accordance with Motor Vehicle Regulations and Abington – Jefferson Health’s auto insurance policy. Any and all major violations incurred must be immediately reported to the manager, department head or Human Resources department.
Since this position will require the selected candidate to engage in regular contact with children in the form of care, guidance, supervision or training, you will be required to meet the requirements of the Child Protective Services Act, including the Pennsylvania State Police criminal background check, the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare child abuse criminal background clearance, and an FBI fingerprint-based federal criminal records check. The selected candidate will not be allowed to commence working until all three (3) are completed satisfactorily.
Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health is an equal opportunity employer, and our policy prohibits discrimination in employment because of race, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status.
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