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NP/PA - Palliative Care at Moses Cone Emergency Department

Job ID: 16231
Facility: Moses Cone Hospital
City: Greensboro

Date Posted: 2021-01-26 07:06:41 UTC
2020-11-21 07:12:18 UTC

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Job Description

LOCATION: Palliative Care Provider in Emergency Department at Moses Cone Hospital
CITY: Greensboro

JOB DETAILS:
Exempt: Yes
FTE: 1.0(40 hours/week)
Schedule: Weekday and Weekend hours TBD by need (7am-9pm)
On Call: NO

JOB SUMMARY:
Palliative medicine provider embedded in emergency department to provide symptom management and initiate early goals of care conversations for patients with serious illness. Provides safe and effective evidence-based patient care.

EDUCATION:
Required: Bachelors
Required: Graduate of a NP or PA educational program

EXPERIENCE:
Preferred: 1 year clinical experience specific to practice as a NP or PA preferred

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY/LISTING-REQUIRED:
Required: Valid NC RN License, (or RN license from a compact state) AND NC NP license
OR
Valid NC PA license
Required: DEA registration

Major Work Activities
Weight 20% - Provides emergency department assessment of patients and coordinates their care with the attending and referring physicians. Consistently performs complete and accurate patient assessments that meets or exceeds patient care needs and physician satisfaction.

Weight 10% - Performs daily rounds on patients admitted into the department's service. Consistently performs daily rounds in such a manner that meets or exceeds patient care needs and physician satisfaction.

Weight 10% - Responds to critical or emergency care alerts within the hospital. Consistently responds to emergent and critical alerts. Is responsive to supervising physician directives and orders, allowing for least amount of disruption to daily rounds.

Weight 10% - Ensures continuity of care for patients, maintaining communication with the attending physician. Manages requests and notifications by pager and by phone, including necessary new orders for medications and other patient needs. Consistently coordinates patient care and manages communications in such a manner that meets or exceeds patient care needs and physician satisfaction.

Weight 10% - Reviews lab results, x-rays, and other test results with physicians, and organizes information for rounds. Consistently performs complete and accurate review of patient results. Consistently reviews and communicates results in such a manner that meets or exceeds patient care needs and physician satisfaction.

Weight 10% - Under the guidelines of state and federal licensing, and according to hospital policies, performs patient procedures as ordered by the physicians. Consistently performs patient procedures with skill in such a manner that meets or exceeds patient care needs and physician satisfaction.

Weight 10% - Serves as a point of contact for inpatient activities for nursing staff and physicians regarding admissions and discharges. Consistently coordinates admissions and discharges and manages communications in such a manner that meets or exceeds patient care needs and physician satisfaction. Actions have a positive impact on patient LOS.

Weight 10% - Participates in cross coverage sign outs with physicians when appropriate. Consistently coordinates and communicates between shifts in such a manner that meets or exceeds patient care needs and physician satisfaction.

Weight 10% - Assist in reviewing and collecting data for use in quality improvement and for monitoring outcomes. Consistently provides support in review and collection of data. Responds to requests for data as needed.

TESTING/COMPETENCY:
None

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
* Annual flu shot
* Annual TB test (if applicable to your job location)
* Annual HLCs (Healthstream, formerly CBL)-Safety at Work and Corporate Compliance
* Maintain licensure/certification/registry/listing (if applicable to your job)

ABOUT CONE HEALTH:
Cone Health is a state of the art network of facilities providing patients access to the latest developments in medical care from their first moments of life through later years. Our network offers the most breakthrough treatments and technology available in healthcare today. As a teaching hospital, we offer employees the opportunity to become leaders in the industry and continued growth from their first day on. Extraordinary patient care is about being "high-touch" as well as "high-tech". Community service and superior patient care are the cornerstones of our organization, a philosophy that is demonstrated by each and every one of our valued team members. We are proud to be the largest private, not-for-profit employer of choice in the Piedmont, NC area community. Additionally, as one of the region's largest and most comprehensive health networks, Cone Health has more than 100 locations, including six hospitals, three ambulatory care centers, three outpatient surgery centers, four urgent care centers, a retirement community, and more than 100 physician practice sites. Our tagline - "The Network for Exceptional Care" - highlights our commitment to excellence, which is shared by our more than 11,000 employees, 1,300 physicians and 1,200 volunteers.

If you require assistance with our online job submission process, please contact:

Danielle LaMorte, MD
Cone Health Physician Recruitment Consultant
[email protected]

Cone Health is an equal opportunity employer.

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