Journey Hospice is a new program of LSMNJ, and as with all Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey programs and services, Journey Hospice provides compassionate care to people—together. Journey Hospice serves people of all backgrounds, faiths, and ages experiencing loss and life-limiting illness. At this time, Journey Hospice provides its services in Atlantic, Cape May and Cumberland counties in New Jersey.
Journey Hospice is seeking a Per Diem (as needed) Nurse Practitioner to work with our patients in Cumberland County.
Through the power of the Holy Spirit and in response to God’s love as revealed in the Gospel, the mission of Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey is to serve those in New Jersey who hurt, who are in need, or who have limited choices.
LSMNJ team members are dedicated to providing healing, hope and hospitality, regardless of religious background through a diversified social ministry program addressing many critical human care needs.
We are seeking employees that share those same values and want to make a difference in the lives of those we serve.
According to prescribed policies and procedures of the organization including all applicable state and federal regulations and under the general supervision and in conjunction with the Hospice Medical Director, the Advance Practice Nurse is responsible for performing patient medical examinations and palliative care visits relative to the face-to-face encounters required in order to certify patient’s eligibility for the Medicare Hospice Benefit after six (6) months of hospice care. Documents visits in the patient’s clinical record and the face-to-face encounter on required forms. Provides medical care services and palliative care intervention for hospice patients on an
as-needed basis. The Advance Practice Nurse communicates effectively with the Medical Director, Administrator and the Hospice Interdisciplinary Team.