Encompass Home Health

Hospice Registered Nurse Practitioner

AUH - Austin, TX Encompass Hospice
Requisition Type


Encompass is looking for a PRN Registered Nurse Practitioner to join our dynamic team!

The Hospice Nurse Practitioner provides medical care to patients of all ages with a focus on health promotion and disease prevention.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • History and physical exams
  • Diagnosis and treatment of medical problems
  • Ordering and interpretation of diagnostic and laboratory tests
  • Education and counseling of individuals, families and groups, and completion of health care examinations
  • Participates in the care of the hospice patient in an independent and interdependent role, under the supervision of the Medical Director, by collaborating with one or more physicians,
  • May function in the role of Hospice Attending Physician if selected by the patient at the time of admission.


  • Must be a graduate of an approved school and licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state in which he/she currently practices.
  • Must be certified as a Nurse Practitioner in the state in which he/she currently practices and have a minimum of 3 years' clinical RNP experience.
  • Must have demonstrated experience in hospice, palliative care or a related field of nursing and an understanding and acceptance of hospice principles of care.
  • Must have demonstrated knowledge and well-developed skills in medicine, pharmacology, pain and symptom control, and psychology of loss.
  • Must have knowledge of regulatory requirements and Medicare Conditions of Participation.
  • At least 5 years' nursing experience with one year in Hospice work is preferred.


Our employees think Encompass is a great place to work and it shows! We have been repeatedly honored on a national and regional basis as a “Best Place to Work”.


Here are just a few of the many reasons why:

  • We have been in business since 1998 and have established a stable and strong financial base. Click here to see a list of the many locations where we do business.
  • We have achieved consistent, double-digit growth percentages year after year.
  • Our leaders, from the CEO to our local office Directors, have open door policies and care about our employees’ input, satisfaction, and professional growth.
  • We do not tolerate unethical behavior or questionable business practices.
  • We promote our existing employees to leadership positions whenever possible.

 A great place to work starts with great employees committed to a great mission! Join us…as we continue to provide “A Better Way to Care”.




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