Now Hiring for an Experienced Per Diem Nurse Practitioner to Join our Team!
About Casa de la Luz Hospice:
Lynette Jaramillo and Agnes C. Poore formed Casa de la Luz Hospice, LLC, in 1998 to provide sensitivity, care and support for patients and their loved ones in the final phase of life. They wanted to reach far beyond the usual and customary hospice service in Tucson. They built a team of individuals who are committed to guiding patients and their loved ones through the end of life journey with knowledge, compassion, and the highest ethical standards. Casa de la Luz's mission and core values are in the heart of each of its employees. In order to continuously fulfill our mission we seek to recruit caring and compassionate individuals.
By joining the Casa de la Luz family you will have the opportunity to make a great contribution to the hospice community, and you will find your employment at Casa de la Luz Hospice to be a rewarding experience. Lynette and Agnes continue to lead the company's mission with a hands-on approach to the company's daily operations. Casa de la Luz Hospice has established an outstanding reputation for compassionate and superior care. Credit for this reputation goes to each individual in the organization. Casa has also been voted as Tucson's Best Place to Work on more than one occasion due to our committment to our employees. Today, Casa de la Luz Hospice is the largest and one of the most trusted and respected hospices in Southern Arizona. We seek unique talent and energies to contribute to our culture of superior care.
Job Description Summary:
A compassionate individual with a passion for helping the terminally ill, the Nurse Practitioner works under the direction of the hospice Medical Director and is responsible for evaluating patient eligibility for hospice care; utilizes knowledge of palliative care to manage individual patient symptoms associated with terminal illness; provides assessments in a variety of patient residential settings including homes, skilled nursing facilities, and Casa’s inpatient unit; acts as a resource to clinical teams and works in collaboration with the IDT to evaluate, implement and change the plan of care as necessary to meet patient/family needs and goals consistent with Casa de la Luz Hospice policies and state and federal regulations.