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Palliative Care NP/PA

La Plata,
MD,
20646
JOB DESCRIPTION

Our Palliative Care providers manage chronic debilitating illnesses and end of life issues. Provide cross coverage as needed/requested by nursing and medical staff. Round on assigned medical hospitalist patients and on patients as requested by facility medical staff.

Core responsibilities:

  • Conducts family meetings.
  • Performs consults and follow up visits as needed
  • Create, direct, coordinate, and supervise the patient care plans daily
  • Conduct/order diagnostic tests, and analyze results and prescribe indicated treatments and therapies
  • Round on existing hospitalist patients in multidisciplinary rounds if asked
  • Work as part of an integrated team with care management, nursing, pharmacy, etc.
  • Assist in patient education and goal setting
  • Participate and adhere to all quality metrics and goals as established and directed by Adfinitas or the client/hospital
  • Submit accurate and timely charges for all professional services performed
  • Attend committee, CQI and management meetings, as appropriate

COMPETENCIES

The following is a list of personal and professional competencies that must be present to succeed in this role.

  • Highly effective verbal and written communication skills, including the use of email, are necessary in dealing with a variety of healthcare professionals, Adfinitas colleagues, family members, and patients
  • Team oriented attitude toward patient care at facility including care managers, hospitalists and the nursing staff
  • Demonstrate commitment to high ethical standards and healthcare compliance
  • Skill in diagnosing and treating diseases
  • Ability to effectively work in stressful situations

REQUIREMENTS

  • 1+ years of experience as an Advanced Practice Provider in an acute role, preferably long-term care or skilled nursing facility or similar inpatient experience required
  • Graduate of an accredited school and program, respective to role (PA-C, or NP)
  • Licensure to practice medicine in good standing, with the state governing body
  • Federal DEA certification in good standing
  • State CDS in good standing
  • Possess strong clinical skills and demonstrate competency in providing comprehensive health care including evaluation, diagnosis and treatment
  • Flexibility and organizational skills to work autonomously
  • Proven skills, knowledge base, and judgment necessary for independent clinical decision making

ABOUT US - ADFINITAS HEALTH

Adfinitas Health is a rapidly growing and multispecialty medical practice. Founded in 2007, we are a physician-owned and managed company, providing high-quality, cost-effective clinical management services across the full continuum of care in hospitals, critical care and post-acute facilities.

We recruit and train the best and brightest medical professionals and offer career advancement, leadership training and education, and the ability to practice at the top of one’s license. Our physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants are supported by a dedicated team of business professional to ensure that the administrative and operational components of care are properly managed – allowing our providers to focus on patient care and quality improvement.

BENEFITS FOR FULL TIME

  • Competitive salary and bonus package
  • Comprehensive benefits including Health, dental, vision, CME, 401k, ST/LT disability and life insurance
  • Leadership and training programs available
  • Malpractice insurance with tail, 100% company paid
  • Cross-training opportunities
  • Incentives for improved productivity and quality care
  • Manageable caseloads
  • Flexibility in scheduling
  • Recognition of service outside of work
  • We offer flexibility and work-life balance.

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND AT CHARLES REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

  • Flexible block schedule
  • Average Daily Census: 6-8
  • Daily Coverage: Team of 7 providers
  • Night Coverage: 2 providers
  • EMR: EPIC
  • ICU: Closed
  • Procedures/Vents: None
  • Subspecialty support: Excellent

University of Maryland at Charles Regional Medical Center is located in La Plata, Maryland.

The University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) is a university-based regional health care system focused on serving the health care needs of Maryland.

We bring innovation, discovery and research to the care we provide all while educating the state’s future physicians and health care professionals through our partnership with the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the UM Schools of Nursing, Pharmacy, Social Work and Dentistry in Baltimore.

CHARLES COUNTY, MARYLAND

30 miles southeast of Washington, DC and an hour from Baltimore, Charles County boasts excellent schools and a low cost of living.

DC’s energy electrifies our dining, cultural, and retail scene, keeping offerings diverse and dynamic. And while proximity has its perks, our 300 miles of shoreline and wide open spaces keep big city pressures a world away. Whether you like to climb, bike, sip, or shop your way to happy, Charles County is your gateway to go.

We are not accepting inquiries or solicitations from 3rd party recruiters/search firms.

This is not a J1 eligible opportunity

Adfinitas Health is a government contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  It is Adfinitas Health’s policy that all personnel-related decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other protected status.