Mount Sinai Palliative Care at Home Program is a community-based palliative care program for adults with serious illness and their caregivers offered by a unique company co-owned by Mount Sinai and Contessa Health. It provides coordinated, high quality, in-home palliative care to patients with advanced life-limiting illness and their caregivers. Patients will be eligible to enroll in the program if they live in areas that Mount Sinai services and have an advanced life-limiting illness and have needs which could be addressed by the program.
The full clinical team is comprised of community health workers, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers and physicians. The clinical team will work in collaboration with patients’ other healthcare providers to provide high quality, evidence-based palliative care in patients’ homes, supported by robust guidelines and care processes. Mount Sinai’s other home-based services, such as Hospitalization at Home, all work to support patients and caregivers in their homes. Additionally, this program is supported by the breadth of all Mount Sinai’s care settings, including its physician practices and outpatient services.
The program is designed to improve symptoms and quality of life, reduce caregiver burden, and reduce unnecessary hospitalizations and ED visits.
Nurse Practitioner Role Description
We are seeking to recruit a dynamic and enthusiastic full-time nurse practitioner (NP) to work within the Mount Sinai Palliative Care at Home team. The NP will have both direct clinical responsibilities and act in a supervisory capacity to the nurses and CHWs within the team. Their responsibilities will include:
Expected working hours will be Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM with potential for on-call as a secondary patient resource
Certification (or equivalent experience)
Essential Skills / Experience
Desirable Skills / Experience