Nurse Practitioner Palliative Care (1.0 FTE)
Ministry Health Care - Appleton, WI

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POSITION SUMMARY:
Provides comprehensive health care services in the area of Primary Care, including diagnostic and therapeutic heatlhcare under a licensed physician's supervision.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
The Ideal Candidate will posses Certification in Hospice and Palliative Care. Have awareness that we have a primary care focus, AMG is not a tertiary Hospice center. Must have a willingness to

provide some non-malignant pain consultations and strengthen the community in end - of - life care.

Take medical histories, perform physical examinations and order laboratory tests.

Diagnose problems and then develop and implement treatment plans.

Involved in patient education and counseling.

Functions as a patient advocate and as an integral member of the health care team.

Maintains an atmosphere of caring and trust among the patient.

Qualifications

Requirements for Nurse Practitioners:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Graduate of an accredited school of graduate nursing in advanced practice. Master's degree required. Minimum of three years experience in a nurse practitioner role.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: Current licensure in the State of Wisconsin as a Registered Nurse. Current certification from a national certifying body approved by the Wisconsin Board of Nursing for Nurse Practitioners. Certifications as an advanced prescriber. Valid Wisconsin driver's license.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of the professional medical practice and care to give and evaluate patient care. Knowledge of organizational policies, legal regulations, and procedures to administer patient care. Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care. Skill in applying and modifying the principles, methods and techniques of medicine to provide ongoing patient care. Skill in taking medical history, assessing medical condition, and interpreting findings. Skill in preparing and maintaining records, writing reports, and responding to correspondence. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, coworkers, and the public. Ability to interpret, adapt, and apply guidelines and procedures. Ability to communicate in a clear, understandable manner with patients and family members.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES: Highly motivated, customer and team orientated, empathetic and charismatic. Thrives on the challenge of operating in a fast-paced, stressful and ever-changing environment.

Must be willing to travel.

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
This position has physical requirements that require a full range of body motion including, but not limited to, physically assisting patients, requiring stretching, bending, lifting, sitting, standing, walking, pushing and pulling, manual and finger dexterity and hand-eye coordination. Vision and hearing must be correctable to the normal range. Work may be performed in a medical office environment with potential exposure to communicable diseases and other conditions common to the clinic environment. A complete list of the physical requirements is available upon request.

Normal Weekly Hours

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36+

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Full-time

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Variable

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Nurse Practioner

Primary Location

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WI-Appleton

Organization

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Affinity Medical Group

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