Hospice ARNP (Part Time 20 Hrs Per Week)
Description

Iowa City Hospice has a part time ARNP opening. Our ARNP is responsible for patient care activities involving symptom management, wound care, and face-to-face visits that require Nurse Practitioner licensure.  We are seeking candidates with exceptional communication skills and a nice mixture of attention to detail, a love of new challenges and follow through that assures patients needs are addressed and attended.

If your care goals include making a focused difference in the quality of life for patients & family members through pain control and end of life symptom management while working with a dynamic interdisciplinary team, then we would like to speak with you about our current full time  employment opportunity.

  

FULL BENEFIT PACKAGE for 50% (20 hours per week) or higher employees!

  • Assigned Company      Equipment including an I Phone and Company Car
  • Bi-Weekly Pay      structure that includes annual pay for performance bonus and merit      incentives designed to reward and recognize a job well done
  • Opportunity to      be promoted, assist with case managing or join our office staff team
  • 3 Wellmark      Medical Plans (single; + spouse, +child(ren); family)
  • Dental (single;      + spouse, +child(ren); family)
  • Avesis Vision      (single; + spouse, +child(ren); family)
  • Tasc Flex      Spending (Medical & Child Care)
  • Employee      Assistance Program
  • Employer      Matching 403b Retirement Plan with professional financial advising
  • Employer Paid      Life Insurance
  • Employer Paid      Disability Insurance
  • 19 Days of      Vacation Leave
  • 12 Days of Sick      Leave
  • 8 paid Holidays
  • Direct Deposit
  • Paid Overtime
  • Paid Training
  • Management      Support

Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8am-5pm, schedule based on business need.

Essential Job Functions (including but not limited to):

  • Conduct face-to-face visits with Iowa City Hospice patients to meet Medicare requirements.
  • Provide consultation, including patient visits, for wound management care for Iowa City Hospice patients.
  • Provide consultation, including patient visits, on symptom management for Iowa City Hospice patients.
  • Admit patients and develop initial plan of care, coordinating the admission process as requested during hours worked.
  • Demonstrates exceptional written and verbal communication standards to advance cooperative working relationships with Iowa City Hospice staff, management and care partners.
  • Ensure effective use of resources.
  • Serve as an educational source to staff, Care Partners and the Community.
  • Ensure implementation of strategic goals
  • Adhere to the practice of confidentiality regarding patients, families, staff and the organization.
  • Participate in Iowa City Hospice’s success by ensuring access to our exceptional care.
  • Support and promote Iowa City Hospice’s mission to lead in providing exceptional patient-centered end-of-life care and grief support to anyone affected by a terminal illness.
  • Participate in the organization’s quality assessment and performance improvement program.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Licensure: Current Iowa License as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner in
  • the State of Iowa.
  • Education : BSN degree and Certification as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner
  • Experience: Hospice experience preferred.
  • Proof of IA Driver License and current Auto insurance coverage.
  • US work authorization (Required)
  • Passionate about hospice and home care with a genuine desire to help others
  • All offers of employment are conditioned upon the result of a criminal background check conducted by the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, as required by law and a negative finding on the Office of Inspector General’s Excluded Provider List.
  • Reliable, professional and able to start soon after background check is completed
  • 2 step TB testing is required.
  • First Aid training
  • Mandatory Reporter Training
  • Iowa City Hospice requires applicable  Advanced Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse (ACHPN®) by the 3rd year of employment.
  • COVID-19 considerations: COVID 19 Vaccination or medical/religious exemption required; applicable infection control standards are applied company wide to assure a safer work environment.