Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
UM Shore Regional Health, a member of University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS), is seeking a Palliative CareNurse Practitioner to join a practice in Easton, Maryland, on a Full-Time basis.
Under limited supervision, the Nurse Practitioner will provide palliative care services to patients with advanced diseases in the hospital, nursing home, and in the outpatient palliative care clinic. The NP will follow established applicable nursing and medical standards, procedures and practices, and gives specific patient care directions to nursing and other support staff.
Live and work close to the spectacular Chesapeake Bay in these ideal locations that offer family friendly neighborhoods, gourmet restaurants and shopping. This regional health care network serving Caroline, Dorchester, Queen Anne’s and Talbot counties includes the UM Shore Medical Center at Easton, UM Shore Health Medical Center at Dorchester in Cambridge and UM Shore Medical Center at Chestertown. UM Shore Regional Health, which was formed in July of 2013, connects residents and visitors to primary care and specialty physicians, emergency medical services, and a coordinated system of prevention, diagnosis and treatment.
Master of Science degree with completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program required.
Current state licensure as a Nurse Practitioner required.
Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse required.
Current BLS certification or obtained prior to providing direct patient care is required.
Palliative care experience preferred, not required.
DEA and CDS eligible.
NP will be expected to work towards a palliative care certification after starting in program.
Internal Number: 15763 FY20
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The University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) was created in 1984 when the state-owned University Hospital became a private, nonprofit organization. It has evolved into a multi-hospital system with academic, community and specialty service missions reaching every part of the state and beyond.UMMS is a national and regional referral center for trauma, cancer care, neurocare, cardiac care, women's and children's health and physical rehabilitation. It also has one of the world's largest kidney transplant programs, as well as scores of other programs that improve the physical and mental health of thousands of people daily.Please see our member hospitals: University of Maryland Medical CenterOne of the nation's oldest teaching hospitals, UMMC is the flagship academic medical center of the Medical System. This 772-bed facility -- located in downtown Baltimore -- is home to the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center, the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, the University of Maryland Children's Hospital, the University of Maryland Division of Transplantation and the University of Maryland Heart and Vascular Center. UMMC Midtown CampusNow a second location of... the University of Maryland Medical Center, this 187-bed teaching hospital offers a full spectrum of health care to more than 110,000 people annually. UMMC Midtown Campus has been providing superior and accessible community health care in West Baltimore and Midtown for more than a century.UM Baltimore Washington Medical CenterUM Baltimore Washington Medical Center (UM BWMC) is a 303-bed comprehensive medical center caring for families in and around the Baltimore Washington corridor. It provides a range of services and centers of excellence that serve a wide variety of medical needs. UM BWMC is also a Primary Stroke Center.UM Charles Regional Medical CenterLocated in La Plata, Maryland, this 110-bed community hospital, along with an Ambulatory Surgery Center and OB/GYN Centers in Waldorf and La Plata, serve patients in Charles County and the surrounding areas of Southern Maryland.UM Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic InstituteThe 141-bed UM Rehab & Ortho Institute (formerly Kernan Hospital) is the state's largest rehabilitation and orthopaedic hospital serving both adults and children. It also houses the University of Maryland Center for Integrative Medicine. The highly specialized staff provide interdisciplinary care to people recovering from traumatic injury, stroke and other neurological diseases.UM St. Joseph Medical CenterFounded in 1864 by the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia, UM St. Joseph Medical Center joined UMMS in December, 2012. This 247-bed nonprofit, Catholic acute care hospital located in Towson, Md., offers a wide range of services, including Centers of Excellence for heart, cancer, orthopaedic and women's and children's services.UM Shore Regional HealthUM Shore Regional Health is a coordinated network providing comprehensive services to residents of Maryland's Eastern Shore, and includes the following facilities: UM Shore Medical Center at Chestertown (30 beds); UM Shore Medical Center at Dorchester (47 beds) and UM Shore Medical Center at Easton (132 beds), as well as the UM Shore Emergency Center at Queenstown. UM Upper Chesapeake HealthUM Upper Chesapeake Health consists of the University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air (183 beds) and University of Maryland Harford Memorial Hospital in Havre de Grace (84 beds). The leading health care provider and largest private employer in Harford County, UM Upper Chesapeake Health offers a broad range of health care services, technology, and facilities to the residents of Northeast Maryland.Mt. Washington Pediatric HospitalThis 120-bed pediatric and rehabilitation hospital, located in northwest Baltimore, provides specialty medical care to infants and children with complex medical needs. MWPH is jointly owned and operated by UMMS and Johns Hopkins Medicine.