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Nurse Practitioner - Advanced Illness Management (Home Setting)

Date: Jul 12, 2017

Location: Charlotte, NC, US

Company: Carolinas HealthCare System

Job Req ID: 119365

Position Number: 00143206

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: Variable/On Call

Shift Details:

Standard Hours: 40.00

Department Name: Continuing Care Management

Location: Continuing Care Services

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Job Summary

We are actively seeking a Nurse Practitioner to join our Continuing Care Services within Carolinas HealthCare System.  This position will primarily serve chronically ill/end-of-life care patients in a home setting.  Emphasis is on education, symptom management, and goals of care in regards to a focused concentration of medical care.


Essential Functions

  • Acts as a patient advocate for the population served
  • Attends, participates and contributes to group/practice meetings and development of policies and procedures when requested
  • Determines treatment plan for patient
  • Documents all patient encounters, records observations, interventions, and actions in a medically appropriate manner on the patient's medical record
  • Performs initial and periodic medical history, physical examinations, and daily assessments
  • Records findings of examinations, assessments and plan of care
  • Discuss goals of care and advanced directives
  • Coordinate services with other Continuing Care Services (hospice, home health, palliative care, etc.).


Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds in handling patients, medical equipment, and supplies
  • Must have the ability to react and perform in stressful situations
  • Must possess intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, touch, and finger dexterity
  • Must speak English fluently and in understandable terms
  • Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, bending, stooping, pushing and pulling


Education, Experience and Certifications

  • ACNP, AGACNP, AGNP board certification preferred based population served
  • Approved to practice as a Nurse Practitioner in the state one works
  • BLS for Healthcare Provider from AHA required with expiration date greater than 90 days from date of beginning practice
  • Certification in the area of practice from a nationally recognized certifying body required
  • Demonstrates appropriate critical thinking, interpersonal skills, and the ability to prioritize and concentrate
  • Eligible for prescriptive authority application through the Board of Nursing required
  • License to practice as a Registered Nurse required
  • Master’s Degree or Doctorate of Nursing Practice required
  • Must have or be eligible for a DEA license


At Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.


As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.


Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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