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Nurse Practitioner House Calls

  • Location: Albany, Albany, New York
  • Salary: 130000-135000 per year
  • Job Type:Direct Placement

Posted 3 months ago

  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Start Date: 2022-01-22
  • Job Ref: 22-03172
Nurse Practitioner House Calls- Albany, NY
We are looking to hire a full-time Nurse Practitioner for home-based primary care, palliative care, and urgent care to patients with chronic care management needs facing serious illness.

This community-based role will be part of a physician-led interdisciplinary care team approach utilizing the value-based care model.

This is a flexible, team-based role that provides the Nurse Practitioner satisfaction from making an impact in the care and quality of life of the aging population while building relationships with their patients and their families.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Providehigh qualityhomebasedprimary andpalliative care for patients in their homesthrough telephonic, telemedicine and in-person patient consultations, traveling to patients' homes to manage their advanced illness
  • Lead advance care planning discussions and prognosis with patients
  • Partner with physicians and an interdisciplinary team to formulateandupdatecomprehensive care plans that consider the patient's complex interactions between acute and chronic medical conditions, social, and environmental factors
  • Create comprehensive documentation with a focus on clinically relevant informationrequiring action to improve your patient's overall health and well-being
  • Together with your team, proactivelyaddress your patient's medical and social needs, directly and in collaboration with other primary providers
  • Communicate with your patient's external care team members, at times leadingsuggestions andchanges in the care plan when appropriate to addressing an urgent need
  • Co-lead medical discussions at interdisciplinary team meetings in full collaboration with other colleagues from our medical operations team, including nurse care managers, physicians, and subject matter experts
  • Perform minor procedureson anas needed basissuch as phlebotomy, urinary catheter placement, wound management
  • Engage with local community resources to fully support your patients
  • Educatepatientson topics such as disease process, medication, and compliance
  • Comply with all HIPAA regulations and maintain security of protected health information (PHI)
  • Demonstrate the highest level of professionalism, accountability, and service in your interactions with colleagues
Required Qualifications:
  • Current, unrestricted NP license in the state of assignment
  • Ability to obtain DEA licensure / Prescriptive Authority post - hire in states where applicable
  • Nurse Practitioner national certification as ANP, FNP, or GNP required
  • A clinical background ingeriatrics, hospice and palliative medicine or behavioral health preferred
  • Highly motivated, flexible, and adaptable to working in a dynamic environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills to communicate and build positive relationships with stakeholders
  • Clear, concise, and persuasive verbal and written communication. Must be able to positively interact with other clinicians, senior management, patients and their families, and all levels of medical and non-medical professionals
  • Ability to work and provide high quality patient care in a virtual/telehealth environment
  • Computer literate; willing and able to learn new software tools
  • Highest level of ethics and integrity
  • Familiarity with market community/geography
  • Ability to travel between patient's homes in assigned territory, daily