Hospice Nurse Practitioner Job with Northeast Georgia Health System in Gainesville, GA

Join our expanding Hospice Care team in Northeast Georgia!

Northeast Georgia Health System Gainesville, GA 30501
  • Accepts J1 Visas: No
  • Accepts H1B Visas: No
  • Loan Assistance:No
  • Hospital Employee
  • Academic Opportunity:No
  • Telemedicine Opportunity:No
  • 08/08/2022
  • 1026299

Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG), a multi-specialty group bringing together more than 600+ talented physicians and advanced practitioners, is an affiliate of Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS), a not-for-profit community health system with a patient service area of over 1,200,000 residents. NGPG is currently seeking a Nurse Practitioner to join our Hospice team in providing exceptional, compassionate care to our growing community.

This role involves providing comprehensive hospice and in-home palliative care service needs across a variety of settings including, home visits, skilled nursing and long-term care facilities. This is a highly autonomous and flexible role where you will have the ability to choose your own schedule while managing your own patient panel. You will have access to an extensive support and resource network including an interdisciplinary team comprised of a Medical Director, social worker, chaplain. This is a great opportunity to join a compassionate and mission-driven team providing highly impactful care to the community in Northeast Georgia.

Opportunity Overview:

  • Hospice and in-home palliative care program provides patient-centered care in a supportive environment to patients and families facing advanced illness and end-of-life challenges providing in-home management of patients, leading discussions about serious illness and end-of-life, goals of care, and advance care planning while providing complex symptom management and complete hospice recertification visits.  Medical Director will provide mentorship and backup.
  • The majority of our patients are served where they prefer to be at end of life to maximize quality of life – their home.  NP will independently provide palliative care and hospice face to face visits in patient's location including in-home, skilled nursing facility, and hospital as well as telehealth.
  • Collaborate closely with a vibrant interdisciplinary team consisting of Social Work, Spiritual Care Services, Nurse Practitioners and Physicians and hospice and homecare teams.   Excellent  work culture & collegiality among providers and staff.
  • Assess and manage symptoms of patients with advanced illnesses. Recommend treatment as appropriate in a consultative model with the primary care providers and other disciplines involved in the patient’s care.
  • This position is full time, Monday through Friday. Schedule offers flexibility providing great work/life balance. Mileage reimbursement, phone and laptop provided.

Position Highlights:

  • 5-6 patient visits per Provider daily
  • Call coverage: 1 weekend per month, no night call and holiday on rotation
  • This position requires daily travel (mileage reimbursed). 
  • EMR Platform - Epic

Education, Training, & Experience

  • Ability to obtain an active license in the state of Georgia
  • Functions well in a team environment, contributing to and supporting organizational goals and initiatives.

Benefits of Working at Northeast Georgia Health System

  • Excellent Compensation and Benefits package
  • Relocation Available
  • Malpractice Coverage Provided
  • NGHS is a Teaching Hospital with a growing GME program 
  • America’s 50 Best Hospitals – Healthgrades
  • Recognized in recent years as Georgia’s #1 Hospital for overall hospital care, overall surgical care, heart care, orthopedic surgery, women’s care and more
  • Thriving economy, low cost of living, and Award-Winning Schools
  • Endless Outdoor Activities including hiking, biking, and world-class water sports on Lake Lanier   

Northeast Georgia Health System – Dramatically Different

Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG), one of the largest multi-specialty groups in Georgia, brings together more than 600+ talented physicians and advanced practitioners representing 30 specialties at over 70 locations. NGPG is affiliated with Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS), which serves more than 1,200,000 people in more than 19 counties across the region.   As part of NGHS, patients of NGPG have a direct connection to Northeast Georgia Medical Center’s four hospital campuses in Gainesville, Braselton, Lumpkin County and Barrow.  Learn more about our awarded services at  www.nghs.com.

Please email CV to Jennifer McCalla, Physician Recruitment.