Nurse Practitioner (NP)
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Milford, DE 19963
The Nurse Practitioner functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team to provide Hospice services to patients and families. Works in collaboration with a physician to assess the physical needs of patient’s hospice needs. Orders, interprets, and records results of clinical tests and reports results to physicians. Prescribes medications and makes recommendations for other therapeutic forms of treatment. Familiar with advanced concepts, practices and procedures within chosen field of expertise. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. This is an exempt position. Must be able to bend, squat, lift and turn patients, able to lift 30 to 60 lbs, following industry standards and guidelines for safety and correct ergonomic practices. Employees involved in patient care may be exposed to blood, body tissue and fluids regularly and are expected to follow all health care industry safety guidelines indicated in our procedures manual.