Immediate Opening for Physician Assistant or Nurse PractitionerProvider will develop a plan of care in accordance with the patient’s health status and overall goals and values; provide medical diagnostics and treatments in the home consistent with the nurse practitioner’s scope of practice and the patient’s medical condition; educate patients and families on medication usage, diet and nutrition, as well as crisis anticipation and prevention; and communicate medical information to the patient’s physicians and other providers. Nurse practitioners take part in weekly interdisciplinary team meetings, call schedules and scheduled in-service and education sessions.Responsibilities:• Develop and implement clinical plans of care for adult patients facing chronic and life-limiting conditions (e.g., co-morbid medical and mental health diagnoses, limited personal resources, chronic medical conditions)• Gather history and physical exam and diagnostics as needed in the home setting. Then develop and implement treatment plans given patient’s goals of care and current conditions• Meet patient and family physical and psychosocial needs with support and input from inter-disciplinary team• Educate patients and families about medication usage, side effects, illness progression, diet and nutrition, medical adherence and crisis anticipation and prevention• Communicate with other clinical team members, patients’ other physicians and patients’ other medical providers to coordinate optimal care and resources for the patient and his or her family• Communicate with lead physician to review patient records and care plans on a timely basis consistent with state regulations• Maintain patient medical records and medical documentation consistent with state regulations• Prescribe medication as permitted by the state Board of Nursing• Board Certification• Previous experience in home-based services, complex cases and/or palliative care preferred; some bedside hospital, oncology, ER or ICU experience a plus• CPR and DEA certification• Valid driver’s license and minimum state required liability auto insuranceCompensation:Generous salary and benefits package including health, vision, dental and life insurance. CME, 401k retirement w/company match, paid vacation, paid holidays, paid mileage and more!
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