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Nurse Practitioner - Long Term Care

Company: Sunbelt Staffing
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: October 10, 2018

Job Description:

United Health Care is hiring for a Nurse Practitioner in Jersey City, NJ for a Long Term Care setting. This is a contract position until Feb 1st with a possible extension to a permanent offer. Shift is Mon-Fri 8a-5p.

Where is the work to be performed?


  • Nursing home in Jersey City, NJ (Hudson County)
  • Potential to visit additional Nursing Homes in the area depending on membership

    Qualifications:



    • Active, unencumbered license to practice nursing in the assigned state
    • Nurse Practitioner Certification from either the ANCC, AANP or AACN as Adult, Geriatric, Family or Acute Care NP
    • 1+ year of clinical experience in highest level of education OR 3+ years of experience as a Registered Nurse. Prior experience as a Nurse Practitioner in a long term care setting or community setting for a minimum of one year preferred.
    • Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and/or patient sites within a designated area
    • Ability to obtain DEA licensure/prescriptive authority post-hire in states where applicable
    • Ability to spend at least 1 hour with a member in their home, which may be in understaffed or remote areas, in the presence of pets or individuals who are tobacco users
    • Ability to lift a 30 pound bag in and out of car and to navigate stairs and a variety of dwelling conditions and configurations

      Preferred Qualifications
    • Experience in Gerontology, Cardiology, Internal Medicine or Endocrinology
    • Understanding of Geriatrics and Chronic Illness
    • Understanding of Advanced Illness and end of life discussions
    • Home care or home visit experience
    • Excellent administrative and organizational skills and the ability to effectively communicate with seniors and their families
    • Computer literate and able to navigate the internet

      Job Description:
    • See patients with Optum insurance in 3-4 nursing homes in the area
    • Manage patient acuity in nursing homes, potentially to their own home if patient is released
    • Manage the care of residents in collaboration with PCP, create treatment plans, prescribe medications
    • Complete Medicare Advantage Assessments and Review Part B and Part A skilling events.
    • As an CPM Nurse Practitioner you will provide care to your caseload of patients. You will be responsible for the delivery of medical care services to a pre-designated group of enrollees

      JOB DUTIES


      Primary Care Delivery



      • Deliver cost-effective, quality care to assigned members.
      • Manage both medical and behavioral chronic and acute conditions effectively in collaboration with a physician or specialty provider.
      • Perform comprehensive assessments and document findings in a concise/comprehensive manner that is compliant with documentation requirements and Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regulations.
      • Responsible for ensuring that all diagnoses are ICD10 coded accurately and documented appropriately to support the diagnosis at that visit
      • The NP is responsible for ensuring that all quality elements are addressed and documented
      • The NP will do an initial medication review, annual medication review and a post-hospitalization medication reconciliation
      • Facilitate agreement and implementation of the member's plan of care by engaging the facility staff, families/responsible parties, primary and specialty care physicians.
      • Evaluate the effectiveness, necessity and efficiency of the plan, making revisions as needed.
      • Utilizes practice guidelines and protocols established by CPM.
      • May be required to participate in on-call program.
      • Travel between care sites mandatory
      • After hour on call coverage may be required

        To get a submission for an interview to this job, please contact Chris Elias at 813-471-0168 or send your resume to Chris.Elias@sunbeltstaffing.com

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        Keywords: Sunbelt Staffing, Jersey City , Nurse Practitioner - Long Term Care, Healthcare , Jersey City, New Jersey

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