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Job Title: Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner

Company: WMC Advanced Physician Services PC

City/State: Valhalla, NY

Category: Advanced Clinical Providers

Department: Pallative Care

Position: Full Time

Shift: Day

Req #: 10834

Job Details:

Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner – Westchester Medical Center – Valhalla, New York Summary – WMCHealth is seeking a Nurse Practitioner to join the Palliative Care Section of the Department of Medicine at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, New York. This is an exceptional opportunity to expand our current palliative care program in an academic environment. The successful candidate would have a minimum of 2 years in the clinical practice of palliative care, board certification or eligibility in Hospice and Palliative Care, current DEA certificate, and ability to obtain or already hold a NYS license and certification as a nurse practitioner. This is an employed position in our academic group with comprehensive benefits, CME, and malpractice coverage. This position is 95% clinical, with responsibilities which include: Assessments of health status of patients by means of comprehensive medical and psychosocial health history and physical exam Symptom and medication management, including controlled substances to optimize patient care and comfort Provision of teaching and counseling to patients, families, and other clinical providers as appropriate Documentation in accordance with medical practice for reimbursement for services provided Coordination with members of the interdisciplinary palliative care team, including physician, social work, and chaplain as well as the patient’s primary care team This position is 5% administrative which includes participation in clinical staff meetings, hospital policy committees and palliative care quality improvement initiatives. The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is a 1,900-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with ten hospitals on eight campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth employs more than 12,000 people and has nearly 3,000 attending physicians. From Level 1, Level 2, and Pediatric Trauma Centers, the region’s only acute care children’s hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, skilled nursing, assisted living facilities, homecare services, and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State, today WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley. For more information about this opportunity, contact Loretta Modesto, Senior Physician Recruiter for WMCHealth at (914) 493-2016 or by email at Westchester Medical Center Advanced Physician Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.