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Hospice NP Nurse Practitioner PRN

Job Details

Requisition #:

Pell City, AL 35128


$50.00 - $60.00 per hour

Position Details

Position Overview
The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for performing face to face encounters with each hospice patient prior to the start of the 3rd benefit period and all subsequent re-certifications for the purpose of determining continuing eligibility for hospice care.

Schedule: PRN visits needed for hospice patients 

Essential Job Functions

  • Performs the face to face encounter within 30 calendar days prior to start of the 3rd benefit period and all subsequent re-cert periods as scheduled by the appropriate member of the administrative staff.
  • Gathers and documents clinical findings to determine continued hospice eligibility.
  • Shares the clinical findings with the hospice medical director.
  • Attests in writing that he/she performed the face to face encounter and that these findings were provided to the certifying physician.
  • Communicates with Clinical Director and RN Case Manager prior to visits as to pertinent details of patient’s disease process and outcome of the actual face to face visit.
  • May make patient consults and visits as appropriate and as requested.
  • May attend interdisciplinary team meetings as appropriate.
  • Provides in service education as requested
  • Maintains sound privacy and security practices and prevents privacy or security breaches.  If breach occurs, takes corrective action.

  • Current License as Nurse Practitioner in the State of Alabama.
  • Minimum of one (1) year medical/surgical experience.  Hospice/Home Health experience preferred.
  • Current, valid Alabama Driver’s License.
  • Proof of automobile insurance coverage.

As an employer accepting Medicare and Medicaid funds, employees must comply with all health-related requirements in all relevant jurisdictions, including required vaccinations and testing, subject to exemptions for medical or religious reasons as appropriate.


Why work for Aveanna?

  • Thorough training
  • Flexible schedules
  • Electronic charting
  • Access to a clinical supervisor 24/7
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Weekly pay via multiple payment options