Location: Clintwood, VA Description: Our client is currently seeking a Nurse Practitioner - House Calls in Clintwood, VA area!
Location: Clintwood, VA
Dickenson County, VA
*MUST COVER ENTIRE COUNTY*
Job Type: Contract
Hours Per Week: 10
Schedule: Hours may be scheduled anytime between Monday – Sunday / 8am – 8pm
Mileage not reimbursed (included in pay rate)
**Pay is per assessment**
Training, equipment and supplies provided
A HouseCalls Nurse Practitioner will complete visits on members within a geographic area of responsibility. The nature of the HouseCalls visit can vary and could include performing an annual health assessment, a post discharge visit, or visiting more complex members more than once per year.
Conduct in-home assessments on health plan members. Average visit is 45-60 minutes in length. Assessment is performed and completed electronically.
HouseCalls Assessment includes:
Past medical history
Review of systems
Responsible for checking vitals, conducting a physical exam that includes monofilament test, urine dipstick, and foot exam (as appropriate).
Identify diagnoses to be used in care management and active medical management in the furtherance of treatment.
Formulate a list of current and past medical conditions using clinical knowledge and judgment and the findings of your assessment.
Communicate findings in your assessment that will be used to inform members PCP of potential gaps in care.
Identify needs and opportunities to generate clinical referrals appropriately.
Identify urgent and emergent situations and intervene appropriately.
Educate members on topics such as disease process, medication, and compliance.
Compliance with all HIPAA regulations and maintain security of protected health information (PHI). Qualifications Required Education and Experience:
NP license and national certification (ANCC or AANP, or the ability to obtain national certification and/or NP license in state of assignment) active, unencumbered licensure free any open/unresolved disciplinary actions including probation or restrictions against privilege to practice
Minimum of 1 year clinical experience in their highest level of education, clinical setting preferred.
Family, Geriatrics, or Adult certification required
Experience in gerontology, cardiology, internal medicine, or endocrinology a plus.
Home Health care or home visit experience is a plus.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
At least one year experience as a Nurse Practitioner
Active NP license in good standing in the state you are employed
Homecare experience preferred*
Ability to obtain reliable transportation in order to complete home visit assessments
Excellent administrative, organizational and verbal skills are required.
Professional image and behavior are required.
Strong communication skills with the geriatric or Medicare population.
Proficient with electronic medical records, the internet and access to a personal computer.
Ability to work independently.
Dependable and reliable.
Ability to lift 30 pound bag in and out of car and up and down steps, as needed.
Ability to navigate public transportation, if required.
Ability to navigate stairs and a variety of dwelling conditions and configurations.
Ability to sit, stand and kneel, as needed, to perform physical assessment.
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