Pediatric Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner

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Employer/Recruiter: 
Job Ref: 
616111
Profession: 
Advanced Practice Clinician
Facility: 
Center Personal Health
State: 
Virginia (VA)
City: 
Fairfax
Zip/Postal Code: 
22031
Country: 
United States
Employment Type: 
Full Time
Inova is seeking an organized, compassionate, and skilled Pediatric or Family Advanced Practice Provider (APP) to join our team in a full-time role. The APP will join our Pediatric Palliative Medicine Team and work to provide inpatient pediatric palliative care consultations and prenatal visits. Our growing team consists of physicians, nurse practitioners, and a clinical therapist. APPs will work dayshift.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Provide recommendations about symptom management and facilitate goals of care conversations for seriously ill patients in acute care settings as requested by referring physicians.
  • Participate in daily team rounds.
  • Coordinates patient and family centered care to ensure quality, safety, appropriate length of stay, and cost-effective care.
  • Communicate with care teams to facilitate high quality and compassionate care.
  • Thoroughly document visits with adherence to billing practices.
  • Conduct formal and informal education about palliative care.
  • Serves as link integrating relevant research and best practices.

Education, Skills and Experience:
  • Master’s degree from an accredited program. Current certification as a Physician Assistant (PA) or Nurse Practitioner (NP) through their national certification bodies. Licensure as a Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA) in Virginia.
  • 2 years of experience with at least 1 year of experience in pediatrics, hospice, oncology, palliative care, and/or ICU preferred. New Graduates will be considered.
  • Commitment to palliative care philosophy and familiarity with regulatory requirements related to Medicare Part B
  • Outstanding communication skills with staff, the medical community, and patients and families
  • Comfort working with socio-culturally diverse patients/families
  • Ability to take initiative, work independently, multi-task and manage time well
  • Comfortable documenting in an electronic medical record (EMR)
  • A professional and caring demeanor
  • Certification or willingness to certify in hospice and palliative care preferred

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