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St. Joseph of the Pines

Raleigh , NC

Nurse Practioners

St. Joseph of the Pines
Raleigh, NC Full-time
Posted on July 16, 2018

Nurse Practitioner - Full Time - LIFE St. Joseph of the Pines

 

The primary purpose of the Nurse Practitioner is to provide care to participants of the LIFE St. Joseph of the Pines program.

LIFE St. Joseph of the Pines, located in Fayetteville, North Carolina is a Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE). PACE is a unique program which can assist elders to live safely at home or with their loved ones with the help of a team of health care professionals. PACE provides a full spectrum of health care services for frail elderly individuals certified to require nursing home care, and is centered around the belief that it is better for seniors with chronic care needs and their families to be served in the community wherever possible.

 

The primary purpose of the Nurse Practitioner is to provide care to participants of the LIFE St. Joseph of the Pines program.

 

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Performing physical assessments of new LIFE enrollees
  • Completing semi-annual reassessments, and develops and implements appropriate plans of care
  • Evaluating participant physical complaints and provides appropriate treatment.
  • Providing participants and caregiver teaching and education.
  • Functioning as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT).
  • Demonstrating the knowledge and skills necessary to assess, plan, care for, and provide services to frail elderly participants according to assigned responsibilities and LIFE St. Joseph of the Pines standards.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Nurse Practitioner licensed to practice in the state of NC and certified by the NC Medical Review Board.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • 1 year of experience working with the frail and elderly population is required.No exceptions.
  • 2 years’ experience as a Nurse Practitioner preferred
  • Additional certification in gerontology or geriatric nursing and prescriptive authority preferred.

 

 

LIFE at St Joseph of the Pines is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.