CHOMP Nursing

Nurse Practitioner - Palliative Medicine Service NP (45425596)
Location: Monterey, California - United States
Posted: 3/23/2018

Nurse Practitioner - Palliative Medicine Service NP

Per Diem every third weekend, Fri/Sat/Sun + coverage Day shift Nurse Practitioner RN

The Palliative Medicine Service Nurse Practitioner functions under general Nurse Practitioner Standardized Procedure approved by the Interdisciplinary Practice Committee (CIDP.) The Nurse Practitioner (NP) provides routine care and management of the patient with acute and chronic complaints, in collaboration with the supervising physician and through implementation of standardized procedures. (S) he reports to the Director of Nursing Support Services and is responsible for working in collaboration with a physician, and other palliative care team members, in an active practice to deliver palliative care and related health care services to patients and families. The NP possesses skills and knowledge to competently provide excellent patient care, offers a high level of compassion and comfort discussing end-of-life issues and pain and symptom management to develop the patient's plan of care. The NP will also educate patients and families in terms of services provided by Palliative Care and will provide education and in-service, as requested, on Palliative Care.


Current RN licensure and a registered professional nurse who is authorized by California to practice as a nurse practitioner in accordance with California law and be certified as a nurse practitioner by a recognized national certifying body that has established standards for nurse practitioners; or be a registered professional nurse who is authorized by California to practice as a nurse practitioner by December 31, 2000. A furnishing license issued by the Board of Registered Nursing and a current DEA number from the United States Drug Enforcement Administration for schedule II-IV controlled substances is required. Certification in Basic Life Support or completion within 30 days from the date of hire. A minimum of 2 years of experience in palliative care, pain management, oncology, and/or hospice. Must have excellent assessment, diagnosis and treatment skills, strong communication skills and be self directed, motivated, and highly organized. Palliative care certification completed within two years of hire.


Education and/or work experience in palliative care strongly preferred. Palliative Care certification preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Per Diem
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Nurse Practitioner
Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula is dedicated to identifying and meeting the changing healthcare needs of the people of the Monterey Peninsula and surrounding communities.

We are committed to providing high-quality services at a competitive cost and within a safe environment. We provide educational and public service programs to enhance the health of our community and the competence of those who provide the service.

We are committed to caring for all who come through our doors, regardless of ability to pay, to the fullest extent allowed by law and available resources.

Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula will be the healthcare organization in our region most concerned for those we serve, most chosen for the quality and value of our service, and most respected for the integrity, competency, and commitment of our employees, medical staff, and volunteers.

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