Nurse Practitioner/NP-Hospice/Palliative/Primary Care

Job ID
Full Time 40
Location Name
Tigard Hospice
# of Openings
7632 SW Durham Rd


 Now Hiring!


Full-Time Hospice/Palliative/Primary Care Nurse Practitioner/NP! 


Territory: West Side - Newberg to St. Helens

Signature Hospice - 7632 SW Durham Rd Suite 130 - Tigard, Oregon 97224


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The Hospice/Palliative/Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, with a multi-disciplinary clinical team, provides initial and ongoing clinical assessment for patients with Hospice orders, advanced and or progressive medical conditions . Assists in the evaluation and treatment of patients in the Hospices or  Palliative Care Program. Conducts patient interviews, and collects and interprets diagnostic data. May perform physical examinations and specialized procedures under the direction of a physician. Documents the delivery of care in the individual's medical records. Provides patient education, and trains other health care professionals. Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • Performs bedside hospice or palliative care patient/family evaluation
  • Assists with diagnosis, treatment and management of acute and chronic health conditions
  • Orders, performs and interprets laboratory and radiology tests within scope of professional practice
  • Prescribes medications including controlled substances to the extent delegated and licensed
  • Orders treatments and durable medical equipment as indicated
  • Performs other therapeutic or corrective measures as indicated, including urgent care
  • Consults with palliative care physician or designees as needed, informs primary physician of services provided and collaborates with other physicians as needed
  • Assists in all facets of care coordination for palliative care referrals
  • Prepares and maintains accurate patient records, charts and documents to support sound medical practice and reimbursement for services provided
  • Complies with applicable laws and regulations with respect to collaborative agreements
  • Initiates reimbursement for services rendered
  • Provides training and continuing education for staff
  • Assists in development of clinical practice guidelines/standards in support of quality palliative care
  • Adheres to the practice of confidentiality regarding patients, families, staff and the Organization


  • Active State License
  • NPI #
  • Desire to be in a patient-centered, healthcare setting
  • Excellent bedside manner with solid customer-oriented presentation skills
  • Capable of multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment, where you are often moving from station to station
  • Ability to working autonomously and adapt to changing environments
  • Talent for cultivating a positive and energetic team atmosphere
  • Strong computer proficiency
  • Flexibility to travel by car to community events within 1-4* hours from home location
  • Must have a valid Driver's License with a clear driving record 
  • ANCC or AANP board certified required
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. on a consistent, daily basis
  • Actively or recently participated in service to Medicare patients and Medicaid patients (preferred)

Signature Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Please apply on line for this position here:


Samantha Bennett

Signature Services – Regional Recruiter
Tel: 503-607-0614 |C: 971-264-8367 | F: 1-866-415-6242 |

Hospice | Home Health | Home Care


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