Nurse Practitioner - Disease Management in Orange at Prospect Medical Systems

Date Posted: 1/6/2021

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Job Description

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Nurse Practitioner - DMP

We are hospitals and affiliated medical groups, working closely together for the benefit of every person who comes to us for care. We build comprehensive networks of quality healthcare services that are designed to offer our patients highly coordinated, personalized care and help them live healthier lives. Through collaboration, we strive to provide all of our patients and medical group members with the quality, affordable healthcare they need and deserve.

The Disease Management Nurse Practitioner will provide high quality, evidenced based patient care to complex and high-risk patients with the primary goal and objective of providing best-in-class patient care, reducing avoidable hospitalizations, and decreasing unnecessary emergency department utilization. As a member of the care team, the Nurse Practitioner (NP), in collaboration with a interdisciplinary team, will be responsible for delivering effective clinical services for members with chronic conditions like Heart Failure, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Diabetes, etc.  Compliance with all HIPAA regulations and maintain security of protected health information (PHI) is required.

Job Responsibilities/Duties

  • Conducts telephonic and/or in-person visit to patients for post-acute discharge for patients with complex medical conditions.  Completes a comprehensive health assessment to identify all active and chronic conditions, as well as determine all physical, mental and social needs present at the time of the visit.  Orders appropriate lab tests and diagnostic procedures and interpret results to aid in health promotion and accurate diagnosis and treatment of illnesses.  Performs medication review, prescribes medication or other forms of treatment per member’s needs and plan of care. Facilitate goals of care discussions with patients and facilitates the completion of advance directives documentation.  Provides education on health conditions, medications, illness trajectory, and treatment options to patients, families, caregivers, and providers.  Determines effectiveness of the plan of care and reassesses and modifies the plan of care as necessary to achieve medical and health goals. 
  • Perform timely and accurate documentation of patients’ medical information and all activity related to patient care in electronic medical record system. Appropriately assign the correct coding for acute and chronic conditions. Complete full and appropriate documentation to reflect the services provided in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Communicates, by phone, in person, in writing, or electronically, with PCPs and Specialists in order to provide comprehensive care or to make referrals, as necessary. Consults with supervising physician as appropriate.
  • Provides feedback for program development.  Participates in collaborative multidisciplinary team meetings to optimize clinical integration, efficiency, and effectiveness of service delivery as required.
  • Must be willing to provide in-home patient care and travel within assigned territory.  Must be willing to be on-call, minimally 1 week per month.

Qualifications

Minimum Education: Graduate of an accredited master’s degree in nursing (MSN) program. Completion of Nurse Practitioner (NP) accredited program.

Minimum Experience: Two (2) plus years of post-graduate experience working as a Nurse Practitioner in an Adult, Family, Internal Medicine, Geriatric, Palliative or Hospice setting. One (1) plus years of nursing experience in Mental Health, Behavioral Health, Psychiatry or similar Advanced knowledge of and experience with symptom management. Knowledge of clinical standards of care related to their field. Experience dealing with a complex set of patients with a relatively high level of acuity. Strong leadership skills and ability to function in an interdisciplinary team are essential. Access to reliable transportation that will facilitate travel to client and/or patient sites within a designated area. A high degree of organizational skills, ability to set priorities, manage multiple demands and the ability to complete tasks under strict timelines is required. Ability to establish therapeutic relationships with patients and families. Basic computer literacy to operate a computerized client/family information system, word processing and email. Effective written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated ability to be self-directed, and motivated. Must be willing to provide in-home patient care and travel within assigned territory.  Must be willing to be on-call, minimally 1 week per month.

Req. Certification/Licensure:  Current, unrestricted RN/NP State License and State Driver’s License.  DEA License and furnishing privileges with the State Board.  Board Certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) or the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Current AHA Basic Life Support. 

Employee Value Proposition

Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., is guided by a diverse and highly experienced leadership core. This group maintains the vision that has made Prospect a needed difference-maker in the lives of so many patients today, and many executives contribute to our continued efforts. As a member of our highly effective team of professionals you will receive:

  • Company 401K
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • Paid time-off
  • Life insurance

How to Apply

To apply for this role, or search our other openings, please visit http://pmh.com/careers/ and click on a location to begin your journey to a new career with us!

We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.

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Keywords: Nurse Practitioner, NP, DMP, EMR, Travel NP, HIPPA, Acute Care, Clinical, PCP, Chronic Care, Patient Care.



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