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Advanced Practice Provider - Palliative Care
Regional Health
Regional Health
 

Job Location: Rapid City, SD
Job Type: Full time
Hours: Scheduled Weekly Hours40
Department: RCH Palliative Care
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
40
Shift:
Day (United States of America)

Job Summary:

Rapid City Regional Health is looking to expand its palliative care with the addition of an Advanced Practice Provider. This position will provide care in multiple facilities including local nursing homes and their current acute care and clinic practice. The ideal candidate needs to be comfortable with having goals of care discussions with patients and family, enjoy working with geriatric patients, be a team player and have a good understanding of end of life care as the Palliative team does work closely with the Hospice team.

Under Physician supervision, the Physician Assistant and/or Nurse Practitioner may assume primary responsibility in their respective specialty area according to federal, state, and local regulatory agencies. Responsible for management of selected at risk or complex patients and aggregate patient populations in collaboration with physicians, nurses and other Healthcare team members. Must demonstrate the knowledge, critical thinking and skills to plan, coordinate and provide care on a continuing basis.

Job Description:

Essential Functions: Acts as an agent of the supervising physician for any medical services that are delegated that are within the Advanced Practice Clinician`s scope of practice. Assess, diagnose, treat and manage patients Healthcare problems/needs. Apply clinical interventions, evaluate outcomes, and implement changes to the plan of care. Anticipates and communicates changes in patient status to meet the needs of the patient. Completes thorough, timely documentation in accordance with facility policy. Complies with scope of care under the guidance of federal, state, and/or local regulatory agencies. Complies with scope of care under the guidance of the supervising physician and/or protocols. Consistently demonstrates appropriate referral and/or transfer of patients to another facility. Demonstrates a thorough and current knowledge of disease processes while conducting a comprehensive health history and physical examination or problem-focused assessment depending on patients status. Demonstrates appropriate referrals and/or provides referral information to the patients and physicians. Orders appropriate tests, procedures, and therapies in collaboration with medical staff based on relevant organizational and unit-specific policies and procedures. Performs and documents ongoing patient assessment and formulates plan of care in collaboration with other medical providers. Recognizes physical, developmental, and psychosocial distress of patient and family, and provides appropriate interventions. Responds appropriately to emergency situations, basing patient management decisions on individual patient needs. All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements:

o Full time position working Monday - Friday.o Minimal call coverage.o This position can work in a variety of care settings including: assisted living, long term care, acute care and clinic.o Experience preferred but not required. Physical Requirements:
Light work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.Make a difference. Every day.Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.








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          • Regional Health is an integrated health care system with the purpose of helping patients and communities live well. The organization, with headquarters in Rapid City, S.D., provides community-based health care in more than 20 communities in two states and 32 specialty areas of medicine. As the largest private employer in western South Dakota, Regional Health is comprised of five hospitals, 24 clinic locations and employs nearly 5,000 physicians and caregivers. Regional Health is committed to the future of medicine, with medical training partnerships, a medical residency program, and more than 130 active research studies.








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          Employee Benefits:
          Regional Health offers a highly competitive and comprehensive benefits package that looks out for you and your family. We recognize there are many types of families, with many different needs. That's why our plans are flexible, allowing you to select the individual benefits which fit your personal needs.

          Regional Health is an integrated health care system with the purpose of helping patients and communities live well. The organization, with headquarters in Rapid City, S.D., provides community-based health care in more than 20 communities in two states and 32 specialty areas of medicine. As the largest private employer in western South Dakota, Regional Health is comprised of five hospitals, 24 clinic locations and employs nearly 5,000 physicians and caregivers. Regional Health is committed to the future of medicine, with medical training partnerships, a medical residency program, and more than 130 active research studies.

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          Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

           
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