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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Palliative Care (63253) - Palliative Care

Company: Curana Health
Location: Killeen
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Palliative Care (63253)Curana Health is a provider-led, primary and post acute organization focused on senior living communities and senior living residents. We are committed to redefining and improving how health care is delivered in senior living communities to ensure residents get outstanding care and clinicians are able to practice in a highly fulfilling and rewarding environment.

What we can offer you:

We are passionate about using data and quality metrics to provide high quality care that prioritizes and preserves autonomy for the patients we serve. We are a value-driven organization that offer competitive pay, comprehensive benefits, flexible scheduling, and so much more.

Be a part of something bigger

Are you seeking an opportunity to make a meaningful difference for seniors? Join us and become part of a team of people whose mission is to improve the health, happiness and dignity of senior living residents! We are a compassionate primary and post-acute care organization serving seniors in assisted living, life plan communities, independent living, skilled nursing, and long-term care facilities across the United states.


Curana Health has immediate openings for experienced Nurse Practitioners interested in the inpatient/outpatient setting providing palliative care.


* Our inpatient palliative care providers work directly with patients and their families on end of life matters and well as goals of care planning for the chronically ill
* Functions independently to complete history and physical data on patients; performs complete physical exams; interprets and integrates data to determine appropriate diagnosis and treatment plan
* Functions independently to perform quality of life discussions with patients and their families
* Orders and interprets diagnostic and therapeutic tests relative to patient needs
* Works directly with care coordinator to ensure ancillary services are in place and timely
* Prescribes appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities
* Collaborates with physician in managing acute and long-term medical needs of patients
* Maintains and reviews patient records, charts, and other pertinent information accurately and efficiently
* Instructs and educates patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions post discharge and for home environment
* Individual must become proficient in exercising autonomy in medical decision making and providing a broad range of diagnostic and therapeutic services


* Must hold current state RN and NP licensure.
* Must hold a current Board Certification in a Nursing Specialty/Field.
* Must possess a minimum of a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Nursing from accredited Colleges or Universities.
* Experience in nursing is required, and some experience as a Nurse Practitioner/Provider is preferred, but not necessary, although demonstrated critical thinking skills are required.
* Must possess knowledge of Nursing and clinical Nurse Practitioner critical thinking skills application to the aged, chronically ill, and convalescent resident.
* Strong leadership, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills preferred.
* Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills
* Must possess traits of punctuality, organizational skills, and ability to function within a team.

Curana Health is dedicated to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. We affirm, in policy and practice, our commitment to diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable or state law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state and local laws and ordinances.

The EEO policy applies to all personnel matters as outlined in our company policy including recruitment, hiring, transfers, and general treatment during employment.

Keywords: Curana Health, Killeen , Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Palliative Care (63253) - Palliative Care, Healthcare , Killeen, Texas

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