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Advanced Practice Provider II

Company: TruHealth LLC
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

The Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA) is responsible for clinical activities in the rural and/or urban healthcare facilities under the direction and supervision of a physician (off-site). - The NP or PA utilizes independent judgment and directs the care and treatment of patients receiving integrated primary and behavioral health care. This position serves adult patients with acute and chronic medical issues.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: - To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. - -
--- Assess, plan and provide a comprehensive plan of care that proactively manages healthcare issues and addresses barriers along the care continuum for patients in the nursing home setting
--- Provide medical care within the scope of the practitioner's training and consults with supervising physician when necessary and appropriate
--- Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulatory agencies related to clinical services provided by NPs or PAs
--- Assess and determine appropriate medical and psychological intervention (as applicable)
--- Prescribe medications and services as indicated
--- Order appropriate laboratory studies, diagnostic procedures, and consultations
--- Monitor compliance with medications and evaluate patient response to plan of treatment; modify plan of treatment when necessary
--- Work with RN Case Managers as part of an integrated care team (as applicable) -
--- Perform comprehensive risk assessment per Model of Care
--- Participate in the development of an Individualized Care Plan; attend interdisciplinary Team Meetings as needed
--- Actively manage Advance Care Planning for assigned patients
--- Complete initial, annual and post-hospital history and physicals
--- Attend weekly case conferences
--- Maintain thorough and timely documentation of services rendered in the patient's chart
--- Provide complete and accurate billing information on all patient visits, consultations, and procedures to office staff (as applicable)
--- Assist with on-call service with physician staff to provide 24/7 access to care for patients
--- Practice in a cost-effective manner
--- Participate in the development of policies and procedures relating to the provision of clinical and related services
--- Participate in the review of quality related data that is related to clinical practice and outcomes
--- Conduct informal facility staff education and teaching to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of care delivery
--- Perform administrative and other duties as required
Required Knowledge & Skills:
--- Must be able to practice and lead effectively in a collaborative practice model
--- Ability to effectively communicate and interact with multicultural and multi-age populations with a strong focus on customer service
--- Broad knowledge of medicine and care of specialty related populations
--- Ability to adapt to change and manage time efficiently
--- Understanding of current recognized standards of care within the scope of licensure
--- Thorough knowledge of applicable state and federal laws and regulations
--- Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision
Required Work Experience: - -
--- Prior primary care or internal and/or geriatric medicine preferred
--- Minimum of 3 years of experience in clinical nursing or rehabilitation for the geriatric population
--- Home health, ISNP and/or house call experience -
Licensing/Certification/Education Requirements: - -
--- Bachelor's Degree for PA -
--- Master's Degree's for APRN and/or CNS -
--- Graduate of an accredited APRN or PA program - -
--- Nationally recognized certification -
Required Computer Software/Equipment Used:
--- Microsoft Office programs
--- Standard office equipment
--- EHR -
--- Zoom -
Working Conditions:
--- Job will require frequent lifting of objects up to 30 pounds
--- Frequent walking and standing
--- Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing, and pulling
--- Work is performed in a nursing facility
--- Position may require unscheduled overtime, week-end work
--- Must be willing and able to work flexible hours
--- Travel required
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. - Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
Supervisory Responsibilities: -
--- May be required to provide training and advice to facilities
--- Occasionally needs manager's direction due to extraordinary circumstances -
This Organization is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, or any other characteristic(s) protected by federal, state, and local laws. This Organization will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities should a request for an accommodation be made. A key part of this policy is to provide equal employment opportunity regarding all terms and conditions of employment and in all aspects of a person's relationship with the Organization including recruitment, hiring, promotions, upgrading positions, conditions of employment, compensation, training, benefits, transfers, discipline, and termination of employment.

  • Bachelors or better in NursingLicenses & CertificationsPreferred
    • APRN Advanced Practice RN
    • Clinical Nurse Specialist
    • Physician Assistant

Keywords: TruHealth LLC, Lubbock , Advanced Practice Provider II, Other , Lubbock, Texas

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