Greater Hudson Valley Health System (GHVHS) Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner in Middletown, New York
Garnet Health (formerly Greater Hudson Valley Health System,) is a New York State, not-for-profit corporation headquartered in Middletown, New York, approximately 60 miles north of New York City. Garnet Health is comprised of Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills, Garnet Health Doctors, Garnet Health Foundation and Garnet Health Foundation - Catskills. Garnet Health is dedicated to developing specialty services, medical programs and needed healthcare services that allow residents to remain close to home to receive quality care.
Providing healthcare to nearly 450,000 residents in Orange, Sullivan and Ulster Counties, Garnet Health was designed to improve the quality, stability and efficiency of healthcare services in the mid-Hudson and Catskill region. Services provided by more than 3,300 employed professionals and over 850 medical staff members, makes Garnet Health one of the largest healthcare providers in the tri-county area. The System’s three hospital campuses (Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills (Harris and Callicoon, NY) and Garnet Health Medical Center (Middletown, NY) plus several outpatient facilities, offer a broad spectrum of care including:
601 licensed inpatient beds
Ambulatory surgery services
Skilled nursing unit
Cardiology services including emergency and elective angioplasty
Oncology services from diagnosis to treatment
Orthopedic services including joint replacements
Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Outpatient diagnostic imaging
Primary, Specialty, and Urgent care practices
Adult day care
Mental health and chemical dependency programs
Sleep Center Services
Outpatient infusion services
Rehabilitation services including: physical, occupational and speech therapy
Rape intervention and support services
Community screenings and support groups
The Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner Conducts will be responsible for the development of the inpatient palliative care program, in collaboration with the attending physician and interdisciplinary team. Acts as a content expert in this area of practice, setting evidence based standards and guidelines for patient care. Is a resource person for the healthcare team, communicating with the patient, family, and interdisciplinary team both verbally and in the EMR.
Minimum Education: Master’s of Science in Nursing. Valid and Current NYS Registered Nurse Practitioner license. Board certified as Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner ACHPN or an Adult or Family Nurse Practitioner by the AANP or ANCC.
Minimum Experience: 3–5 minimum years of direct patient care experience required as RN in med/surg, oncology, or intensive care.
3-5 years experience in Palliative Care / hospice training.
Required Certification/Registration: ACLS/BLS certification necessary. Prescriptive authority and DEA number (preferred)
Physical Requirements: Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/ walking. Lifts, positions, pushes and / or transfers patients. Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching.
Working Conditions: Busy and fast paced. Frequent contact with patients, family and other employees. Good computer skills; knowledge of electronic medical record.
Shift Type: 4 - All Per diem
If Other, Shift Slot: Variable shifts, including weekends and holidays. In-Patient, Out-Patient and On-Call
External Company URL: https://garnethealth.org/
Street: 707 East Main Street