Nurse Practitioner - Geriatrics

ProHealth Partners  •  Pittsfield, MA

Less than 5 years experience  •  Misc. Healthcare

$80K
Posted on 09/21/17 by Benjamin Workman
ProHealth Partners
Pittsfield, MA
Less than 5 years experience
Misc. Healthcare
$80K
Posted on 09/21/17 Benjamin Workman

Company Background

ProHealth is improving clinical outcomes, one patient at a time. Our unique model combines on-site, in-home and on-callnurse practitioner coverage to extend the reach of doctors, hospitals, health systems, ACO’s and bundled Payors. Working in concert with our facility, health system, and network partners, ProHealth develops custom programs to reduce risk, speed recovery and lower rates of hospital readmission. The hands-on care we provide makes a meaningful difference in patients’ lives while improving facilities’ bottom lines.

Job Description

 

Operating collaboratively as a member of the clinical staff, the APRN will play a crucial function in managing the medical needs of professional nursing and assisted dwelling facility citizens. The APRN will establish and construct robust working courting with directors and team of workers for the duration of their distinctive building and will act because the number one factor of touch for emergencies and habitual clinical visits. ProHealth affords our APRN’s with the schooling and gear to do more of what you like – working independently to see patients and deal with complex clinical conditions. Our complete 2 weeks paid schooling application combines classroom gaining knowledge of and fieldwork with a mentor APRN to fully put together you for success! ProHealth gives a particularly aggressive base revenue, monthly overall performance-based bonus, and complete advantages package deal.

Responsibilities

  • Provide primary and preventative care for residents in assigned facility
  • Verify admission orders and conduct initial assessment of resident
  • Conduct Physical exams, medication review, and depression screening
  • Collaborate with facility medical director, attending physicians and nursing staff to deliver the highest level of care to the patient
  • Communicate with and counsel family members on treatment options material changes in status
  • Track patient visit activity in ProHealth’s mobile billing app
  • Comply with all HIPAA/HITECH regulations and maintain security of protected health information (PHI)

Minimum Qualifications

  • Valid Nurse Practitioner license in the state of Massachusetts
  • DEA License
  • Nurse Practitioner national certification as ANP, FNP, or GNP required
  • A clinical background in adult, family or geriatric specialties
  • Past experience working in a nursing home or with seniors in other settings
  • A true team player

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in gerontology, cardiology, internal medicine, or endocrinology
  • Excellent administrative, organizational and verbal skills
  • Effective communication skills with the geriatric or Medicare population
  • Ability to work independently
  • Detail oriented
  • Dependable and reliable
  • Nursing experience in ICU / ER / SNF is a plus

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Pittsfield, MA

Requirededucation:

  • Master's

Requiredexperience:

  • Elderly care: 3 years
  • Nursing Home: 3 years
  • Nurse Practitioner: 3 years

Required license or certification:

  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN)

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