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Nurse Practitioner

at Silverado Associates

Posted: 11/18/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 5e6b4bb2-809e-4a2c-892c-a13e5eca56f4
Keywords: nursing

Job Description

Silverado Hospice. Passion. Possibilities. Purpose.

Silverado Associates know that there is no substitute for a meaningful career. We take pride in knowing the world is a better place because of what we do, and we feel fortunate to be part of a family that is unified in this commitment. We get the chance to learn every day, the opportunity to grow, and the ability to help others. At Silverado, it is about ENRICHING LIVES!
Meet our associates and learn why they love working with Silverado:


Summary of Major Functions: 

  • Performs comprehensive palliative nursing assessments. 
  • Assesses for signs and symptoms of discomfort including presence of pain and takes prompt and appropriate action. 
  • Initiates plan of care, all services provided to patients/families in all settings to include patient home visits.
  • Provides direct Face to Face visits to referred and existing patients contacts physician for patient updates.
  • Maintains knowledge of state and federal regulations and JCAHO standards (if applicable). 
  • Participates in QAPI program.  
  • Graduate of an accredited school of Advanced Practice Registered Nursing.
  • End of Life Nursing Education Program (ELNEC) – to include all 8 modules must be completed within 18 months of employment with Silverado Hospice.
  • Current Advanced Practice Registered Nurse License within the state of employment.
  • MSN or Doctoral Degree required.
  • Certification in Hospice and Palliative Nursing desired.


  • Minimum of one-year experience as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, palliative experience preferred

 Core Competencies:

  • Demonstrated competency in performance of professional nursing functions.
  • Requires excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work with dying patients and their families.
  • Possesses a sympathetic attitude toward caring for the hospice patient and demonstrates positive communication skills in interacting with other members of the hospice team.
  • Accurately assesses the eligibility of patients for hospice service.


  • Valid driver's license and auto insurance.
  • Must be able to speak, read and write English.
To apply, please visit our website at
At Silverado, we sincerely appreciate our Associates! Silverado has been awarded the Best Place to Work Award in both Texas and Southern California. Silverado offers competitive pay and great benefits for full-time associates including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with an employer match, vacation, and sick time as well as great opportunities for growth.
Learn more about our Silverado Benefits:
To maintain our world class standard, all offers of employment with Silverado are contingent upon a satisfactory background check as well as drug screening, a physical and TB testing (if required for the position). Silverado also uses E-Verify to confirm work authorization with both the Social Security Administration and the Department of Homeland Security.