PRN Nurse Practitioner Hospice in Houston, Texas, United States
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PRN Nurse Practitioner Hospice

HCA Houston Hospice & Family Care
Houston, TX, United States
PRN/Per Diem • PRN Status/As Needed Schedule
Physicians - PAs and Extenders   Job ID: 480793
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Are you looking for a place to deliver excellent care patients deserve? At HCA Houston Hospice & Family Care we support our colleagues in their positions. Join our Team as a PRN Nurse Practitioner Hospice and access programs to assist with every stage of your career.


HCA Houston Hospice & Family Care offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

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Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Are you a continuous learner? With more than 94,000 nurses throughout HCA Healthcare, we are one of the largest employers of nurses in the United States. Education is key to excellence! As a majority owner of Galen College of Nursing, which joins Research College of Nursing and Mercy School of Nursing as educational facilities within the HCA Healthcare family, we make it easier and more affordable to gain certifications and job skills. Apply today for our PRN Nurse Practitioner Hospice opening and continue to learn!

Job Summary and Qualifications

Provides care to hospice patients who require assessment for appropriateness and certification of terminal illness for Medicare/Medicaid hospice services. Plans and evaluates the clinical management of clients. Evaluates treatment plans, medications, and other necessary care. Provides clinical recommendations to nursing staff to address the medical needs of clients.

What you will do in this role:

  • Reviews clinical materials of referring physicians to document basic disease process, drug regimen and assessment of the patient’s health and prognosis at the time of admission
  • Acts as a consultant to the patient’s physician and other members of the hospice team. Acts as the liaison between the patient’s attending physician and the Interdisciplinary team and helps resolve conflicting care situations
  • Certifies, in conjunction with the attending physician, that the patient’s life expectancy is not expected to exceed six months. Recertifies limited life expectancy at appropriate intervals
  • Evaluates needs for immediate nursing intervention, consultation and referral to other health team members
  • Participates with the physician in the formulation of policies, procedures and protocols for the management of particular health problems

What qualifications you will need:

  • Master’s Degree required. Minimum three to five years nursing experience is required
  • Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) licensure per state guidelines is required
  • Hospice experience is highly desired one year hospice preferred
  • Reliable transportation and proof of valid automobile liability insurance is required
  • Must have valid driver’s license
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date
  • Bilingual (Spanish) skill in select markets is preferred

This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).

Hospice & Family Care provides physical, emotional, and spiritual support for patients and families. We help navigate each step of their hospice journey. Our Care teams include physicians, nurses, therapists, hospice aides and social workers. Also, music therapists, spiritual counselors, volunteers and bereavement specialists are part of the care team. Our services include regular scheduled visits and on-call support. Patients can receive hospice care at home or a skilled nursing center. Hospice care is also available at an independent or assisted living community or a hospital. We are committed to ensuring our patients have the fullness of life, dignity and the respect they deserve. HCA Healthcare raises the bar on what comprehensive hospice care looks like. Just like family, we pull together to care for and support our patients and each other.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"Good people beget good people."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If growth and continued learning is important to you, we encourage you to apply for our PRN Nurse Practitioner Hospice opening. Our team will promptly review your application. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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