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Hospice Nurse Practitioner

Company: Amedisys
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

OverviewPRNAre you a highly skilled and compassionate nurse practitioner looking for a rewarding career in ho spice ? If so, we invite you to join our team at Amedisys, one of the largest and most trusted home health and hospice companies in the U.S.Attractive pay$60 - $70/HourlyEnjoy many perks and benefitsA full benefits package with choice of affordable PPO or HSA medical plans.Paid time off.Up to $1,300 in free healthcare services paid by Amedisys yearly, when enrolled in an Amedisys HSA medical plan.Up to $500 in wellness rewards for completing activities during the year. Use these rewards to support your wellbeing with spa/massage/salon services, gym memberships, fitness classes, sports, hobbies, pets and more. *Mental health support, including up to five free counseling sessions per year through the Amedisys Employee Assistance program.401(k) with a company match.Family support with infertility treatment coverage*, adoption reimbursement, paid parental and family caregiver leave.Fleet vehicle program** and mileage reimbursement.And more.Please note: Benefit eligibility can vary by position depending on shift status.*To participate, you must be enrolled in an Amedisys medical plan.**For full-time caregivers meeting certain requirements.What's in it for youCommunity-based care centers with a supportive and inclusive work environment.Better work/life balance and increased flexibility compared to other settings.Job stability and the opportunity to advance with a growing company.The opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of patients and their families providing much needed care where they want to be - in their homes.Don't just take it from us - see what our caregivers love about Amedisys'I have worked here just shy of a year and it's the best job I've ever had! We have an awesome team and administration is very supportive. I never felt so appreciated. Your time off is really yours.' - Amedisys caregiverWhy AmedisysAmedisys is a leading provider of home health, hospice and high-acuity care, dedicated to helping patients and families navigate the complex healthcare system. With a focus on compassionate, patient-centered care, you would be joining a team of professionals committed to improving the lives of those they serve.ResponsibilitiesCommunicate significant findings, problems, changes in condition or environment to the clinical manager/attending physician and other members of the interdisciplinary team.Complete face to face encounters and assesses the following: disease related changes, decline in function, adherence and effectiveness of pain and symptom regimen, the patient and family coping mechanisms and quality of life.Order and review appropriate lab , x-rays, EKG's and other diagnostic procedures for palliation and treatment of the terminal disease as dictated by the patient's condition and documents the treatment plan accordingly and reviews results with collaborating physician.Make referrals to other disciplines as indicated by the patient's needs.Actively participate in interdisciplinary team conferences.QualificationsCurrent and unencumbered license as a Nurse Practitioner in the state the employee is assigned to work by the Company.Minimum of one (1) year experience as a Nurse Practitioner or minimum of one (1) year experience as a hospice Registered Nurse in last three (3) years.Must have the authority to practice as a nurse practitioner in the state where services are provided.Must have the authority to prescribe as a nurse practitioner in the state where services are provided.Must have obtained Medicare billing privileges as a nurse practitioner.Must meet physician-nurse practitioner restrictive collaborative requirements specific to state assigned to work by the Company and supply a copy of all active collaborating physician agreements and indicate whether these will be transferable to your employment with Amedisys.Must have insurance required by state law for nurse practitioners to practice [and prescribe] in the state where services are provided or be eligible for such insurance requirements to be satisfied by group coverage with an employer.Knowledge of Medicare reimbursement and coding for all levels of service - home, office, nursing home, assisted living, etc., Medicaid and other regulatory requirements.Current CPR certification.Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several U.S. geographic markets and may vary depending on location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified employees and applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic.by Jobble

Keywords: Amedisys, Baton Rouge , Hospice Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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