Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Nurse Practitioner, Palliative Care
Crozer Keystone Health System is looking for a dynamic, motivated Nurse Practitioner to join its collaborative Palliative Care team.
Palliative care at Crozer-Chester Medical center is a service offered to seriously ill hospitalized patients at our hospitals with the aim of reducing physical and emotional suffering, and enhance quality of life. The role of the CRNP is central to the clinical multidisciplinary team in leading quality and care initiatives aimed in achieving best patient outcomes and excellent patient satisfaction.
Under the supervision of the Medical Director or staff physician, the Nurse Practitioner will help direct, facilitate and coordinate the care and support of patients and families that are facing chronic or a life threatening illness.
Assist patients and their loved ones with complex decision making, pain and symptom management.
Coordinate discharge planning, goals of care and advanced care planning.
Provide education and coaching about palliative care to staff physicians and residents in- training.
Be familiarity with policies and regulations pertaining to medical decision-making.
Demonstrated competence in pain/symptom management and advanced care planning.
Licensed by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nurse Examiners as a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP)
Ability to work collaboratively with other members of the health care team
Completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program
Crozer-Keystone Health System, the largest employer in Delaware County, is dedicated to providing a work environment that promotes professional growth and provides enrichment opportunities for its employees.The health system offers competitive salary and benefit packages, receives consistently high employee satisfaction scores and offers employees a rich array of professional educational opportunities.Provider OpportunitiesWith more than 300 dedicated physicians and advanced practitioners, the Crozer-Keystone Health Network provides employment opportunities to primary care and specialty physicians and advanced practitioners throughout Delaware County and the Philadelphia Suburbs.Nursing OpportunitiesCrozer-Keystone has full- and part-time nursing positions available at all four of our acute care hospitals. We are seeking registered nurses (RNs) for our Emergency Departments, Intensive Care Units (ICUs), Neuro ICU, Operating Rooms and Burn Treatment Center.