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Nurse Practitioner-ARNP

Job Description



Overview

Why VITAS Healthcare and What Do They Offer Me?

VITAS Healthcare is the nation’s leading provider of end of life care. We provide our employees opportunities for professional growth, advancement and competitive benefits. 


The Nurse Practitioner performs physical examinations and preventive health measures within prescribed guidelines and instructions of physician.  

  • Records physical findings, and formulates plan and prognosis, based on patient's condition.
  • Discusses case with physician and other health professionals to prepare comprehensive patient care plan.  
  • Prescribes or recommends drugs or other forms of treatment. 
  • Monitors and maintains progress of patients and reports progress to supervising physician. 
  • Has the ability to work collaboratively with hospice employees and volunteers as part of an IDT.

Benefits Include

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Pre-tax healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) plan with numerous investment options and generous company match
  • Cancer and/or critical illness benefit
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Insurance
  • Roadside Assistance
  • Affinity Program



Qualifications

  • Qualified candidates must have a minimum of (2) years experience in hospice, home health or community health in the past five (5) years. 
  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to assist in lifting and transferring patients as required. 
  • Lift objects in excess of 20 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include: close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.
  • The employee will be required to stand or walk in excess of one hour per day, talk, hear, sit, stoop, kneel and crouch as needed.



Education

  • Requires completion of accredited Nurse Practitioner program. 
  • State licensure is also required.


Special Instructions to Candidates

EOE/AA
M/F/D/V

Job Requirements

 

Job Snapshot

Location US-CA-Walnut Creek
Employment Type Per Diem
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

VITAS Healthcare

VITAS® Healthcare, a pioneer and leader in the hospice movement since 1978, is the nation’s leading provider of end-of-life care. Headquartered in Miami, Florida, VITAS operates 44 hospice programs in 15 states and the District of Columbia. (Alabama, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin). VITAS, which has evolved from its founding as a volunteer organization by a United Methodist minister and a registered nurse, today employs 11,669 professionals who care for terminally ill patients daily, primarily in the patients’ homes, but also in the company’s 34 inpatient hospice units as well as in hospitals, nursing homes and assisted living communities/residential care facilities for the elderly. At the conclusion of the fourth quarter of 2015, VITAS reported an average daily census of 15,671; VITAS served more than 80,000 patients throughout all of 2015. Learn More

Contact Information

US-CA-Walnut Creek
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VITAS Healthcare
Company:
US-CA-Walnut Creek
Location:
Per Diem
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Health Care
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Job Description



Overview

Why VITAS Healthcare and What Do They Offer Me?

VITAS Healthcare is the nation’s leading provider of end of life care. We provide our employees opportunities for professional growth, advancement and competitive benefits. 


The Nurse Practitioner performs physical examinations and preventive health measures within prescribed guidelines and instructions of physician.  

  • Records physical findings, and formulates plan and prognosis, based on patient's condition.
  • Discusses case with physician and other health professionals to prepare comprehensive patient care plan.  
  • Prescribes or recommends drugs or other forms of treatment. 
  • Monitors and maintains progress of patients and reports progress to supervising physician. 
  • Has the ability to work collaboratively with hospice employees and volunteers as part of an IDT.

Benefits Include

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Pre-tax healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) plan with numerous investment options and generous company match
  • Cancer and/or critical illness benefit
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Insurance
  • Roadside Assistance
  • Affinity Program



Qualifications

  • Qualified candidates must have a minimum of (2) years experience in hospice, home health or community health in the past five (5) years. 
  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to assist in lifting and transferring patients as required. 
  • Lift objects in excess of 20 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include: close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.
  • The employee will be required to stand or walk in excess of one hour per day, talk, hear, sit, stoop, kneel and crouch as needed.



Education

  • Requires completion of accredited Nurse Practitioner program. 
  • State licensure is also required.


Special Instructions to Candidates

EOE/AA
M/F/D/V

Job Requirements

 
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