NURSE PRACTITIONER: PALLIATIVE CARE - Is making a difference in someone's life your passion?
BANNER UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER - PHOENIX (BUMC-P)
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: NP
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: 18797
Banner University Medical Center (Phoenix) is seeking a Nurse Practitioner to assist in providing Palliative Care. Based out of BUMC-P, this provider will work closely with an interdisciplinary team, including a lead physician, social worker, and chaplain, managing patients. Qualified candidate must be detail-oriented, a good communicator, and dedicated to providing excellent care in challenging situations.
Our NP will be passionate about this type of specialized medical care for people with serious illnesses. You will be involved in clinical management of patients, leading serious discussions with patients and their families about their malignant pain management, complex symptom control, inpatient end-of-life care, and providing consultations regarding goals of care and advance care planning. This position requires working closely with physicians and other clinicians in a team approach to patient care.
Details and qualification include:
Palliative Care, Geriatrics or Oncology experience preferred
Current/Eligible Arizona License
Current CPR, BLS, and ACLS
Current prescribing privileges including a DEA license for controlled substance
Work Schedule: Full Time | M-F | 7:30a-5p
Banner Health and University of Arizona Health Network have come together to form Banner – University Medicine, a health system anchored in Phoenix that makes the highest level of care accessible to Arizona residents. At the heart of this merger is academic medicine – research, teaching and patient care – across three academic medical centers.
BUMC-P is a nationally-known academic medical center and the primary teaching facility of the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix. BUMC-P is a 733 bed, Level 1 Trauma facility. As the largest and one of the most comprehensive tertiary care facilities in Arizona, it provides a full complement of subspecialties including cardiac care, transplant services, oncology, high-risk obstetrics, CARF certified stroke, head injury and general inpatient rehabilitation, epilepsy center, Alzheimer’s Institute, and outpatient clinics on campus in primary and specialty care. BUMC-P has been cited for 12 years as one of America’s “Best Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report and is consistently rated as a “Best Place to Work” in Arizona.
Banner Health offers a competitive salary and recruitment incentives including:
Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and pharmacy plans
As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, Banner University Medical Group (BUMG) recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences and backgrounds. BUMG is an EEO/AA - M/W/D/V Employer.
Practicing Medicine is never a one-size-fits-all proposition – that’s why Banner Health offers a wide range of practice opportunities in a variety of locations. Banner Health is one of the largest non-profit health care systems in the country with twenty-eight hospitals (15 hospitals in Arizona), to include the University of Arizona academic hospitals in Tucson and Phoenix, six long term care centers and an array of other services, including family clinics, home care services and home medical equipment, in six Western states. Banner Health is one of the nations most respected and awarded health systems and is recognized for its leadership and dedication to the communities we serve. Discover for yourself the benefits of working with the support of Banner Health and having access to the latest technology, a multitude of yearlong outdoor activity options, from cycling to boating to golf, to simply sitting and enjoying some of Mother Nature’s most astounding creations. With resources and lifestyle opportunities like these, what you envision for your professional career and personal life environment can become your reality. When you visit, we think you’ll see how a permanent move to Ban...ner Health can enhance your connection to your patients, your family, your community, and the great outdoors.