Full Time Community Palliative Care and Hospice

Location
Western Massachusetts
Posted
Aug 14, 2019
Specialty
Palliative Care
Position Type
Permanent
Baystate Home Health and Hospice (BHH) is a comprehensive home health care agency providing high quality care to patients and families throughout western Massachusetts. As an affiliate of Baystate Health, a nationally recognized health care system, you’ll enjoy unique resources which set BHH apart from other home care agencies in the region. We offer a diverse culture that provides outstanding opportunities for physicians and advanced practice providers to start and advance their career.

Baystate Health is searching for a Nurse Practitioner to join Baystate Home Health in western Massachusetts.

Position Highlights

Join a new and developing community palliative care program providing patient-centered care in a supportive environment to patients and families facing advanced illness and/or end-of-life challenges.

Collaborate closely with a vibrant interdisciplinary team consisting of colleagues from Social Work, Nursing, Spiritual Care Services, Nurse Practitioners and Physicians.

Complete hospice recertification visits and participate in an after hour / weekend on-call rotation along with other on-call providers.

Knowledge and ability to provide assessment and manage symptoms of patients with advanced illness and recommend treatment as appropriate in a consultative model and in coordination with the primary care provider and other disciplines involved in the patient’s care.

Comfortable with holding family meetings, discussing goals of care with patient and families, and developing plan of care.

Work closely and collegially with the hospice and Homecare teams.

Professional development valued and potential for leadership.

Schedule offers flexibility providing great work/life balance. Mileage reimbursement, phone and laptop provided. Competitive salary and benefits that comprise high quality, low cost medical/dental, paid time off, CME, and an impressive retirement plan.

Baystate Health is western Massachusetts’ premier healthcare provider and is home to the prestigious University of Massachusetts Medical School - Baystate. Baystate Health was named one of America’s Best employers by State in 2019 by Forbes. Ranked #14 out of 74 top employers in Massachusetts, Baystate Health is one of New England’s leading healthcare systems and the largest employer in the region.

The Pioneer Valley is a thriving area located in western Massachusetts and provides extensive access to urban, suburban and rural amenities. Anchored by the city of Springfield, our region boasts a myriad of opportunities for recreation, music, education and art enthusiasts. When you live and work in the Pioneer Valley, you will enjoy picturesque four-season living, excellent schools and year-round social and cultural events. In fact, Massachusetts was once again ranked #1 in Education nationally by U.S. News and World Report.

Qualifications:

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will be Board Certified/Board Eligible Nurse Practitioner. Candidates must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, strong computer skills, and have a commitment to patient-centered care. New graduates considered, minimum of 1 year of nursing experience in a palliative careand hospice care required.

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For more information please visit us online at: ChooseBaystateHealth.org or interact with us socially at facebook.com/BaystateCareers or on Twitter @BaystateCareers. All correspondence can be directed to: Ariana Caradiaz, MBA, DASPR Physician and APP Recruiter Phone: 413-794-8701 Fax: 413-794-5059 Email: Ariana.Caradiaz@baystatehealth.org Reinventing healthcare takes courage. It takes collaboration. It takes you. Are you ready to advance your career with us?