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Location: Woburn, MA
Job ID: 155438-1A
Date Posted: Jul 18, 2019
About the Job
The Nurse Practitioner supports and enhances clinical delivery with advanced practice assessment of high risk, wound and palliative care patients. Provide clinical education to staff and managers related to this group of patients.
Perform assessments on patients who are determined to be high risk in an effort to prevent rehospitalizations.
Perform assessments on wound care patients to determine appropriate treatments which will provide favorable outcomes.
Perform palliative care evaluations for patient and their families
Perform Face to Face assessments for hospice patients to determine need for recertification.
Attend hospice IDT on a bi weekly basis
Coordinate and present in-service programs when indicated.
Function as a liaison between clinical staff, physicians and community resources as directed
In conjunction with the Executive Director of Hospice and Palliative Care, assist in the development of programs which will enhance the role of the Nurse Practitioner
Benefits offered for any position over 20 hours per week:
Voluntary Insurance choices for Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life, Auto and Home, and Pet Insurance available
Lahey Outpatient Pharmacy Benefits
Paid Time OFF or (PTO)
Tuition Assistance for 20 hours or more per week after 12 months of employment
5+ years of clinical experience with 2 years in community health required
Full time - 40 hour day position
The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.
Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.