Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Location: San Jose, CA
Date Posted: 08-31-2018
CareNational
Field Nurse Practitioner
San Jose, CA
 
**** Must be willing and able to travel to member homes within the designated area (mileage reimbursed) ****
 
Field Nurse Practitioner Job Summary: 
  • Conduct in-home assessments on health plan members. The In-Home Assessment includes:
  • Past medical history
  • Review of symptoms
  • Physical examination
  • Medication review
  • Cognitive/Depression screenings
  • Provide patient education, emphasizing importance of consistent monitoring of health needs, and recommending community resources
  • Facilitate patient empowerment and quality of life by promoting educated, independent patient choice on all aspects of care
  • Responsible for checking vitals, BMI, conducting a physical exam that includes 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 the PCP of potential gaps in care
  • Educate members on topics such as disease process, medication, and compliance
  • Comply with all HIPAA regulations and maintain security of protected health information (PHI)
 
Field Nurse Practitioner Background: 
 
  • Valid, unrestricted state Nurse Practitioner (N.P.) certification and Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (A.P.R.N.) license.
  • Requires current and valid CPR certification.
  • Requires 1-2 year experience with geriatric population as an RN or NP.
  • Intermediate computer literacy, including electronic medical record documentation, is required.
  • Prefer candidates certified to work with the adult population age group, or experienced at home care / home visits. 
  • Candidate should have excellent people skills, with superior written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work both as a team member and independently. 
  • Valid State Driver's license and vehicle for travel.
  • Must be willing and able to travel in area (mileage reimbursed).
 
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AMANDA SOWARDS
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CareNational 
amanda@carenational.com
443.552.7423 (CALL – TEXT – FAX)
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