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Nurse Practitioner

Company: PopHealthCare
Location: Port Saint Lucie
Posted on: July 30, 2022

Job Description:

Job Details

Job Location
Port St. Lucie, FL - Port St. Lucie, FL

Position Type
1 - Full-Time (30+hrs)

Education Level
Not Specified

Salary Range
$108.00 - $113.00

Job Shift
Any

Job Category
Health Care

Description

The CareSight Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing health care to patients enrolled in the CareSight Program in their home. The Provider leads a care team that consists of Registered Nurses and Community Health Workers (CHW) and works closely with the patients primary care physician. The coverage arear primarily for this position will be as follows: Martin, St. Lucie, and Indian River County

Position Essential Functions :

Delivers cost-effective, high-quality care to assigned CareSight patients
Completes comprehensive history and physical examination on all enrolled patients in an in-home visit
Collaborates with RNs, CHWs and patient to determine patients risk of adverse health outcomes
Adjusts the patients risk level as appropriate based on assessments
Completes proactive, in-home visits on all intensive level patients at least monthly
Completes proactive, in-home visits on all core level patients quarterly
Completes unplanned, urgent, and/or emergent in-home or telehealth visits as needed to meet patient needs
Adjusts visit frequency and schedule based upon patient needs
Responds to calls from the patient, caregiver, CareSight RNs, etc.
Addresses Advance Care Planning proactively; identifies surrogate decision maker (MPOA, Health Proxy, etc)
Manages patients medical care as appropriate including: Orders and monitors of diagnostics including laboratory studies, radiological studies, etc.
Refers to appropriate specialists or community services, i.e. Home Health, DME, community resources
Addresses recommended preventive and quality measures; acts to close potential care gaps
Monitors chronic conditions to minimize exacerbations or treat (in place if clinically appropriate)
Identifies, assesses, diagnoses, treats acute changes of condition (in place if clinically appropriate)
Manages medication therapy effectively: Reviews and reconciles medications each visit
Avoids high-risk medications
Prescribes medication, adjusts dosages, discontinues medications as appropriate in collaboration with PCP
Simplifies medication regimen for improved adherence

Administers selected medications in the home (if clinically safe to do so)

Collaborates with RNs and CHWs in the development of an integrated care plan that identifies key patient problems, goals of care, barriers to meeting goals, interventions, activation level, and patient self-management activities
Communicates effectively with entire care team including the patients community primary care provider
Provides effective patient education using the Teach Back technique
Documents all patient encounters (in-home, telehealth, and telephonic) per documentation standards
Participates in clinical case conferences as required
Participates in on-call coverage for patient care
Travel required
Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

Qualifications

Current, unrestricted NP license in state of practice
Current BLS certification
Previous experience performing in-home assessments preferred
National board certification in adult, family or geriatric specialties
Must have valid state driver license and automobile insurance

PopHealthCare is an equal opportunity/equal access employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce .

Keywords: PopHealthCare, Port St. Lucie , Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Port Saint Lucie, Florida

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