Nurse Practitioner

Nurse Practitioner Services of Texas View Company Profile

Will support Wellsential locations in the following areas: Kingsville, Alice, San Diego, and Robstown. Primary Responsibilities The NP is responsible for practicing the nursing profession ethically, dutifully, and according to and within the Scope and Standards of Practice of the Texas Board of Nursing. The NP is responsible for Provider-level care coordination, as outlined in the Texas Independence Health Plan (ISNP) Model of Care, for all ISNP Members. The NP is generally expected to be in his/her facilities during customary working hours (approximately 8:00am xe2x80x93 5:00pm) to ensure that these facilities have adequate Provider-Level coverage to meet patient/resident/member health care needs while also allowing the NP to have adequate time for documentation, and rotational weekday/weekend on-call responsibility. Essential Functions Responsible for maintaining a high measure of professionalism in dress and actions that appropriately reflect the mission and policies of the organization and facilities with whom they work and within which they work. Attend and participate in daily morning meetings daily when in facilities. Accountable for their own clinical and professional actions and to performing duties within the appropriate scope of practice allowed by respective prescriptive authority agreements with attending physicians. Respond timely to all Compliance requests. Report to the Clinical Operations Manager (COM), maintain communication with COM and facility staff regarding Plan specific to facility and/or patient/family concerns. Responsible for Provider-Level health care delivery and preventative care management for specific Texas Independence Health Plan ISNP Plan Members (Plan Members) who are assigned to collaborating physicians in assigned practice facilities. Provide proactive, preventative/maintenance care for the Plan Membersxe2x80x99 medical, emotional, and behavioral conditions. Provide clinical care and education to Plan Members, as well as education to the family and Nursing Facility staff. Adhere to and be accountable to all ISNP Model of Care Provider metrics and goals. Participate in an on-call rotation to ensure continuity of care for Plan Members after hours, weekends and holidays. Maintain reasonable and appropriate communication with the facility staff for questions, notifications, and family concerns to assist in providing optimal clinical care. Efficiently navigate and operate a laptop computer and enter data and documentation daily into designated Electronic Medical Record Systems in a timely manner. Participate in ongoing staff education and reasonably assist, as requested, with Quality Improvement at the facilities/communities. Communicate professionally in face to face conversations with families and staff. Review medications, orders, and diagnostic tests, and respond to abnormalities appropriately, within BON approved scope of practice. Provide ongoing evaluation and treatment options of chronic illnesses, and care for acute exacerbations of chronic illnesses as they occur. Provide ongoing evaluation and education to patients and families on Advance Care Planning (Goals of Care and Anticipatory planning). Review and respond to consultant recommendations such as psychiatric, dietary, rehabilitative therapies, and pharmacy. Perform all other duties congruent with the ISNP Plan as assigned. Maintain adequate Medical Malpractice Insurance (generally expected to be $1m/$3m). Qualifications Educational/Training Requirements BSN, MSN, current Board Certification Licensing Requirements RN, APN/APRN Experience Requirements The NP is licensed as both a Registered Nurse and an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in the state of Texas. The NP maintains an up-to-date Board Certification in his/her specialty. The NP is responsible for maintaining a Texas Statutory Prescriptive Authority Agreement with attending Physicians and/or Medical Directors and for maintaining Texas Board of Nursing ongoing educational requirements for licensure and re-certification. The NP will comply with all State and Federal guidelines required to practice as a licensed Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, including maintaining an active RN and APRN license. The NP will maintain Professional Medical Malpractice Liability Insurance. Job Type: Full-time Benefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Employee assistance program Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Retirement plan Vision insurance Medical specialties: Geriatrics Standard shift: Day shift Supplemental schedule: On call Weekly schedule: 5×8 Monday to Friday Work setting: In-person Nursing home Ability to Relocate: Robstown, TX: Relocate before starting work (Required) Work Location: In person

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