Providence St. Joseph Health

Job Information

St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Nurse Practitioner in Fullerton, California


Education : Master’s Degree in Nursing, Nurse Practitioner

License : Current California Nurse Practitioner license and BLS certification.

Experience : At least one-year ICU, Step down unit or ER experience as an RN required

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities :


Education : Doctorate Nurse Practitioner

License : Certification in Palliative care and Hospice

Experience : 5 years of experience as an inpatient Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner preferred

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities :

Job Summary

Role and Responsibilities:

The Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner (PCNP) serves as a key member of the palliative care team and is responsible for expert clinical practice and decision-making based on expert knowledge in the assessment, diagnosis, planning, and management of complex human responses to life-limiting, serious illness. The PCNP supports the values and mission of the medical center and the Palliative Care Program.

Information Management:

Treats all information and data within the scope of the position with complete confidentiality and security.

Risk Management:

Cooperates fully in all risk management activities and investigations.

Safety Requirements:

Is knowledgeable of, observes and complies with hospital Codes of Safe Practice, safety policies and emergency procedures

Age Related Competencies:

Human development knowledge/skills:

Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served including knowledge of the principles of growth and development and psychosocial characteristics and interventions for age specific requirement of the assigned unit.

Age-specific patient needs that employee is required to understand and meet:

Demonstrates the ability to assess and interpret age appropriate data about the patient’s status in order to identify age-specific needs and provide the care needed.

Additional Requirements:

Demonstrates age appropriate communication skills for the patient population served.

Demonstrates knowledge of age-specific community resources.

St. Jude Medical Center is a faith-based, non-profit, 384-bed, tertiary care facility, and is one of Southern California's most-respected and technologically-advanced hospitals. With nearly 700 of the area's finest physicians on staff, St. Jude offers nearly every medical specialty and sub-specialty. Whether for the birth of a baby, life-saving surgery or a routine mammogram, St. Jude continues to set the standard for medical care and offers the community the most comprehensive array of services and programs.St. Jude Medical Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Jude Medical Center complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Positions specified as “on call/per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: St. Jude Medical Center

Category: Health Care