Job Description

 

Our NP CHAMPIONS advocate to improve the health and quality of life of our nursing home residents.

Their goal is to create the ultimate healthcare experience that provides members, families, healthcare decision makers, and general caregivers with the guidance and plans they need for healthy living.

JOB SUMMARY:

The nurse practitioner treats acute and chronic conditions in place while maintaining the highest level of daily function possible.  Scope of responsibilities include building connections with members, designated representative and the interdisciplinary care team (ICT) through assessing needs, creating individualized care plans, coordination of care to ensure smooth transitions across settings.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

 Provide proactive primary and acute care to members

  • Manage members with acute change in condition in collaboration with primary care physician and the ICT
  • Reviews and manages pharmacotherapy of each member, collaborating with clinical pharmacist and physicians when necessary.
  • Prescribe appropriate medications, including controlled substances in accordance with NYS law
  • Identify, treat, and document changes in condition
  • Order, review and/or follow-up with treatments and diagnostic testing
  • Daily review nursing home reports, logs, medical records, etc
  • Complete timely health risk assessments
  • Complete routine monthly comprehensive assessments
  • Ensures appropriate and timely utilization of services requests, such as consultation with specialists. 
  • Ensures a smooth transition and assists in the coordination of care across various health care settings
  • Attends nursing home meetings, participate in ICT meetings involving members
  • Communicate with the nursing home staff on a regular and as needed to discuss changes in condition and/or the care plan
  • Communicate with ICT
  • Communicate with the family or designated representative regularly about significant changes in condition and/or therapies
  • Discuss and educate member and designated representative on ACP.
  • Act as point of contact for member, family or designated representative, throughout transition process, change in condition, routine updates
  • Works with the ICT to optimize the health and functional status of the members. Also works to enhance pain management strategies, thereby improving the quality of life of the members.
  • Provide clinical education and support to nursing staff as needed
  • Provide ongoing education and support to member and family or designated representative regarding the member’s health status, established goals
  • Participate in pre-planned marketing events with nursing home residents and families
  • Participate in an ‘on call’ program, providing telephonic and/or on site assessments and interventions for the members after hours and on weekends.
  • Management of the skilled day process

 Knowledge, Skill Set & Qualifications Required

  • Master’s level degree in nursing with completion of an accredited NP (adult or geriatric)
  • Advanced practice nurse prescriber licenses and DEA registration        
  • Strong communication skills.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

  • Full time
    • Monday through Friday
  • Part Time

We offer Full Time Employees:

  • Health Benefits
  • Dental
  • 401K
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Voluntary Employee Benefit Programs
  • Employee Referral Award Program

LOCATION:

Bronx, NY

ABOUT US:

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