JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
As a Nurse Practitioner you will:
Performs an initial comprehensive assessment on all newly enrolled patients in their home reviewing all their needs
Prescribes appropriate diagnostics and interventions to avoid unnecessary transfers/acute admissions
Educates members and/or their legal representatives in disease processes affecting members and ways to manage them effectively, as well as to promote wellness
Establishes and maintains effective relationships with patients and their legal representatives, facility staff, PCPs and other collaborating physicians/providers
Manage patient care on a longitudinal basis, with the primary objective of delivering proactive chronic disease care and significantly reducing avoidable hospitalizations
Diagnose, prescribe and treat within the scope of the Nurse Practitioner and consistent with standard of care
Partner with the patient's primary care provider and specialists to deliver integrated care
Completion of Nurse Practitioner (NP) accredited program.
2+ years of clinical experience with home based care desired
Knowledge of clinical standards of care
Knowledge of CPT, ICD-9 and HCPC codes.
Awareness of UM standards, NCQA requirements, CMS guidelines, Milliman guidelines, and Medicaid/Medicare contracts and benefit systems is helpful.
Current unrestricted Nurse Practitioner state license, and current state driver's license
Passion for geriatric care and patients
Keyphrases: home health nurse jobs, home health nursing jobs, home health aide jobs, home care nursing jobs, home care nurse jobs, home care aide jobs
Associated topics: aprn, arnp c, bsn, certified nursing assistant, clinical nurse, family nurse practioner, gerontological nurse practitioner, midwife, nurse specialist, splst