Horizon Home Care and Hospice is seeking a Nurse Practitioner to join our Hospice Team. Our inter-disciplinary team provides the full spectrum of care for our Hospice, Home Care and Palliative patients and offers multiple levels of support.
As a Nurse Practitioner you will provide medical services including, but not limited to, assessment, treatment, re-certification and health teaching in the form of patient home visits.
- Consult with the patient’s attending physicians, as needed, regarding palliation and management of illnesses; in addition, meet the general medical needs of the patients to the extent that these needs are not met by the attending physician.
- Conduct face to face encounters for assigned patients entering their third or subsequent benefit period, document findings of encounter, and provide findings to the certifying physician in a timely manner.
- Act as a resource to staff who identify patient issues relating to specific clinical areas by recommending a plan of care and implementing when appropriate with the case manager and/or interdisciplinary team.
- Prescribe and review appropriate medication for therapeutic effectiveness of the patients. Include both drug and non-drug-based treatment methods into the plan of care under the direction of the Medical Director.
This position is based at our Milwaukee headquarters but also travels throughout Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee, Racine, Kenosha and Washington Counties to visit patients both within their home and within our partner facilities.
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 5935cc3019730