Advanced Practice Clinician - NP or PA - Palliative Care

Charlottesville, VA
Feb 26, 2019
Mar 27, 2019
Full Time

Sentara Martha Jefferson Medical Group is hiring an Advanced Practice Clinician - Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in our Palliative Care Department. Master's level degree required. Previous experience preferred.

Position Overview
  • Hours/Shift: Full Time (Day Shift)
  • The team is currently being led by an experienced, board certified Nurse Practitioner in collaboration with physician and nursing leadership. The team consists of:
    • ​2 full time Nurse Practitioners
    • 1 full time Chaplain
    • 1 full time Registered Nurse
    • 1 full time Social Worker
    • 1 part time Massage Therapist

Program and Hospital Highlights
Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital, located in Charlottesville, Virginia, is a Magnet Accredited and nationally recognized 176-bed non-profit facility with a Comprehensive Community Cancer Program. We are ideally located at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, just a few hours away from Washington, DC. Our palliative care program has been in operation for over 10 years and is well established and integrated into the hospital culture. We successfully established an outpatient clinic in 2016 and anticipate further expansion of that program.

Our hospital features all patient-friendly private rooms. Since its founding more than 100 years ago, Sentara Martha Jefferson has constantly evolved to meet the diverse healthcare needs of the patients who trust us with their care. Today, our vision is as clear as it was to our founders. We will continue to set the standard for clinical quality and personalized healthcare services. Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital was recognized by Soliant Health as the 2012 Most Beautiful Hospital in America.

We offer state of the art facilities, however, it is our "caring tradition" of compassion and personal care that makes us stand out in the community.

We invite you to explore this opportunity to join one of the premier healthcare systems in Virginia.

Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant experience preferred. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) preferred. The APC maintains continuing education credits of at least 30 hours per year and maintains prescriptive authority and certification; acquires special clinical competencies as required by the group; participates in quality assurance and utilization management activities; and assists with risk management functions.


The Advanced Practice Clinician (APC) is responsible for the provision of health care services to individuals, families, and/or groups who receive their care under the auspices of Sentara Medical Group (SMG). The APC is expected to participate in quality assurance and improvement activities, engage in member of the team activities, and use resources (human and material) appropriately.


Education Level
Master's Level Degree - NURSE PRACTITIONER OR
Master's Level Degree - PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Required: Authorization to Prescribe, Basic Life Support, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Registered Nurse

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Required: Communication, Critical Thinking, Speaking

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

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