Full-Time Nurse Practitioner-Primary/Palliative Care

Job ID
Full Time 40
Location Name
Access Hospice - Blackfoot
# of Openings
131 N Oak St
Days of the week working
Monday thru Friday
Time of day and or shift schedule
Territory the clinician will be covering (mileage radius/cities)
Blackfoot, Idaho Falls and Pocatello


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Full-Time Palliative/Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

Access Hospice - 131 N Oak St - Blackfoot, Idaho 83221


Coverage Area: Blackfoot, Idaho Falls, Pocatello


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The Palliative/Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, with a multi-disciplinary clinical team, provides initial and ongoing clinical assessment for patients with advanced and or progressive medical conditions who are referred for palliative care consultation. Assists in the evaluation and treatment of patients in the 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 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 in a company vehicle to community events within 1-4* hours from home location
  • Must have a valid Driver's License with a clear driving record to drive company car
  • 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)

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Lee Whitlock

Signature Services – Director of Recruiting
Tel: 971-224-2512 |C: 503-329-2802 | F: 1-866-859-5350

LWhitlock@4signatureservice.com |www.4signatureservice.com

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