Nurse Practitioner Palliative

  • Part Time, Full Time, Locum Tenens/Traveling, Remote
  • Chicago Ridge, IL, US
  • Applications have closed

Paragon Clinical View Company Profile

Paragon Clinical is a premier medical practice operating in the Chicagoland area, seeking a highly motivated, compassionate and clinically excellent Nurse Practitioner to provide PT or FT Palliative Care services to residents in Skilled Nursing and Assisted Living facilities. Paragon has created a unique environment where our employees, patients, families and customers feel valued and cared for. We are seeking nurse practitioners who share our values and have a passion for providing palliative services for patients in long term care facilities. NP must possess strong clinical and communication skills, and thrive working collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team. One year+ of NP experience is required. Long Term Care and/or Palliative Care experience is preferred. We require a minimum commitment of one year, but strongly desire a long term commitment with loyal and dedicated employees who can partner with us. The position is Monday-Friday with no night call, weekends or holiday work. Paragon offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package.Responsibilities:Examines, diagnoses and treats newly admitted patients and existing patientsCollaborates and communicates with Primary Physician and facility nursing staffPerforms physical examinations related to psychiatryOrders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests as appropriatePrescribes medications or non-pharmacological treatmentsCollaborates and communicates with healthcare professionals, patient and family of patientRecords physical findings in EMR/Patient Records within specific time frameSubmits and reports all scheduling, payroll and billing in a timely mannerEffectively communicates with colleagues and facility staff for all facility problemsxc2xa0Qualifications:Required education: Masterxe2x80x99s DegreeRequired license or certification: Nurse Practitioner certification, IL APN license, CS and DEARequired:1 year of experienceRequired: psych experience

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