Hospice NP, Nurse Practitioner, Per Diem
Rutland, VT
January 18, 2017
Position Type:
Full Time
Health Care


BAYADA Home Health Care is currently seeking an experienced Nurse Practitioner, NP, for per diem Hospice visits, treating adult and geriatric clients throughout Rutland, Addison, and Bennington Counties. 


As a member of the Hospice Interdisciplinary Group (IDG), you will work in collaboration with the hospice Medical Director, hospice physicians and members of the IDG to assure the delivery of quality care through responsible management of cases assigned, and coordination of services to hospice clients and their families.




Responsibilities for a Hospice NP include:

  • Making home visits to clients in designated geographic territories.

  • Providing direct client care as well as collaborates with a licensed physician according to state guidelines to assure excellent hospice care.

  • Providing advanced practice nursing services by managing initial and ongoing assessment of the impact of the terminal diagnosis on the client's physical, functional, psychosocial and environmental needs and activities of daily living.

  • Conducting face-to-face encounter with client to determine continued eligibility for hospice services, when required by regulation.

  • Ordering diagnostic/treatments as needed after collaboration with IDG and referring physicians.


Qualifications for a Hospice NP include:

  • A current license in good standing as a Nurse Practitioner (NP) in Vermont, preferably certified as an Advanced Practice Nurse in Hospice and Palliative Care (ACHPN).

  • Graduate of Masters or Doctoral Nurse Practitioner Program that meets the standards of the American Colleges of Nursing, as indicated by school transcript or diploma.

  • A minimum of one year of recent, verifiable experience as an advanced practice nurse, preferably in palliative, oncology, geriatric and/or hospice care.

  • Possess working knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement and coding for all levels of service - home, office, nursing home, assisted living, etc.

  • Solid computer skills; prior experience with electronic medical records (EMR) preferred.

  • Ability to travel to cases as assigned.

BAYADA believes that our employees are our greatest asset:

  • Enjoy being part of a team that cares and a company that believes in leading with our values.

  • Develop your skills with training and scholarship opportunities.

  • Advance your career with specially designed career tracks.

  • Be recognized and rewarded for your compassion, excellence, and reliability.

  • Benefits may include mileage reimbursement; weekly pay and direct deposit; one-on-one training; recognition programs; referral bonuses; 401(k) with company match; and opportunities for career advancement.

Founded in 1975 by J. Mark Baiada, BAYADA Home Health Care provides nursing, rehabilitative, therapeutic, hospice, and assistive care services to children, adults, and seniors in the comfort of their homes. Headquartered in suburban Philadelphia, BAYADA employs more than 23,000 field and office professionals who serve their communities in over 20 states from more than 300 offices. BAYADA Home Health Care, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and qualified applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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