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Nurse Practitioner - Hospice House

Job ID: 13644
Location: Bellingham, WA
Work Type: Per Diem - Relief
Shift: Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 0.00
Benefit Eligibility: Select benefits

Job Description

Description

Ideal Candidate

  • Board Certified Nurse Practitioner with 3-5 years post-certification experience that includes Hospice & Palliative Care
  • Interest in working on an as needed/per diem basis
  • Interest in supporting a Nurse Case Manager, answering clinical questions, updating symptom management and care plans, as well as providing coverage at 12 bed inpatient HH facility acting as the primary provider and providing direct patient care
  • Willingness to take telephone call

The Practice

  • Our Palliative Care and Hospice team offers care, support, guidance, and reflection in medical, emotional, and spiritual areas, with a focus on preventing and alleviating suffering and improving a patient’s quality of life
  • Hours of Operation are Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm; may include additional call
  • Primary workspace in the Administrative Building on the same campus as Hospice House; shared office with dedicated workstation provides easy access to colleagues
  • Beautiful 12 bed facility for inpatient care as well as dedicated Hospice at St. Joseph Medical Center
  • Epic EMR

Bellingham, WA is the perfect blend of endless outdoor recreation, urban living, strong schools, great shopping & cuisine, and so much more! These amenities are surrounded by incredible scenery, from the sea to the mountains and the rainforest, making this community an amazing place to live. Head to Mount Baker for a day in the snow. Tour the San Juan Islands by sea kayak or sailboat. Trek the North Cascades on foot. Stay in town to explore the shops and cafes of historic Fairhaven and Downtown and then catch a show at Mount Baker Theater – you can do it all in Bellingham!

PeaceHealth has been serving the communities of northwest Washington since 1890 with PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center, now a 253-bed, two-campus hospital providing a Level II Trauma Center and a full range of inpatient and outpatient services. PeaceHealth's Whatcom Region also includes the comprehensive heart care services of the Cardiovascular Center at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center as well as the primary and specialty care provided by PeaceHealth Medical Group.   

Contact: Sharon Thompson, CPRP / Provider Recruiter / [email protected]

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