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Facility: Good Shepherd Hospice Location: Port Jefferson, NY Department: Community Hospice Category: Physician / Advance Practice Professional Schedule: Per Visit Shift: Day and Evening shifts- Hours: 8;30-4;30 ReqNum: 6017625

Good Shepherd Hospice is a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island and an integral part of the health care ministry of the Diocese of Rockville Centre.Our organization promotes the physical, emotional and spiritual well-being both of the person completing life's journey and their family members, providing comprehensive and compassionate end-of-life care of the highest quality. Good Shepherd helps patients and their families live each day fully, focusing on quality of life, control of symptoms and the things that matter to them the most.

Our team of professionals, caregivers and trained volunteers are dedicated to providing both medical and emotional support to patients and families. We currently employee more than 200 staff members and have a volunteer core of over 100 dedicated people.

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The Hospice Nurse Practitioner provides direct care to patients with terminal illness, performs assessments, history and physicals, and works closely with all members of interdisciplinary teams in all sites of care (community, skilled/assisted nursing facilities, hospitals, inpatient center.) This role assists the Medical Director and hospice physician staff with the oversight and management of hospice patients and their caregivers. Also serves as a resource for clinical staff.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of hospice concepts, philosophy, policies and procedures and will be computer literate with Microsoft Office and Allscripts Hospice software experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Current NYS license and registration as aNurse Practitioner

Unrestricted federal DEA registration and DEA registration number

Graduate of a Master's Degree in Nursing from an accredited Nurse Practitioner program

Minimum 2 years of experience in oncology, hospice, home health care or medical/surgical nursing.

Prior experience caring for terminally ill patients and providing care in home and institutional settings

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