primary purpose of the facility-based Nurse Practitioner - NP is to administer Provider-level
direct patient care services within the Post-Acute Care setting.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
§ Conduct Annual Wellness Visits on all long-term Nursing Facility residents and may perform Annual History and Physicals as requested by Facilities.
§ Conduct clinical interventional and episodic direct care visits, and appropriate re-evaluation of care visits.
§ Provide ongoing evaluation and treatment of chronic, co-morbid illnesses, as medically appropriate
§ Evaluate/treat residents for changes in condition.
§ Review medications, orders, and diagnostic tests, and respond to clinical abnormalities appropriately for all patients under their care, as allowed and/or requested by collaborating physicians.
§ Coordinate care with collaborating physicians as indicated for overall medical management.
§ Assist with facility-wide illnesses, where appropriate collaborations exist.
§ Coordinate care with other disciplines, such as Therapists, Specialists, and Social Workers.
§ Maintain communication with families/attend family conferences when possible.
§ Other duties as assigned
§ Valid nurse practitioner license in state of operations & current board certification in your field
§ Must possess a minimum of a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Nursing from accredited Colleges or Universities.
§ Experience in nursing is required, and some experience as a Nurse Practitioner is preferred, but not necessary, although demonstrated critical thinking skills are required.
§ Must possess knowledge of Nursing and clinical Nurse Practitioner critical thinking skills application to the aged, chronically ill, and convalescent resident..
Full time provider start at $ 90000 per year and up depending commitment level and patient encounters