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NURSE PRACTITIONER (NP) - ALLENTOWN PA

Company:
TalentCare
Location:
Allentown, PA
Post Date:
June 27, 2020
Job Status:
Full-Time
Description:

WHY YOU’LL LOVE THIS JOB


Are you a Nurse Practitioner who wishes for the time to treat the root cause of your patients' chronic illnesses, rather than the symptoms of an episode? Do you enjoy using your intellect to manage complex, medically challenging scenarios in a way that truly changes the patient outcome long-term?

 

Imagine if you could follow your patients through their paths, understanding all of the relevant factors limiting their ability to improve, and collaborating with a multi-disciplinary team to change their stories in a positive, life-changing way.

 

Take your seat at the table alongside a team of clinicians passionate about fixing our broken system of healthcare in a revolutionary way. Plus, enjoy all the benefits of this fully employed Nurse Practitioner role, including generous PTO and bonus programs, as well as CME reimbursement, child care benefits and more.

 

Interviewing immediately. Apply today. 

JOB DUTIES AND 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

  • Participate in a rotated on-call program for home-based patient support after-hours



QUALIFICATIONS




  • 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

  • Comfort with conducting house calls


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