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Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Company: dignity care corporation
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionDignity Care Corporation, a subsidiary of CommCare Corporation, is a healthcare company that provides Medicare Advantage Plans specifically for Medicare beneficiaries that reside in a long-term care facility. This position will be located in the Central Louisiana area. We are hiring a Full Time Nurse Practitioner to assess and treat members residing in nursing homes and/or the community. The Nurse Practitioner will work with collaborative member physicians to manage care in an effort to minimize acute transfers and maintain the highest practicable level of care. Also works with nursing home staff to keep members in a safe and supportive environment. Minimum Requirements: * Certified Nurse Practitioner with prescriptive authority (Adult, Geriatric, Family or Acute NP) * Master's degree from an accredited nursing program Experience & Skill Requirements: Skills, and Experience: * Five (5) years acute care experience preferred. Minimum three (3) years of experience as a full-time RN * Two (2) years of prior experience with geriatric population preferred * Long term care experience (preferred) * Strong knowledge of evidence-based protocols * Excellent relationship management skills. This position is Full Time, Monday - Friday, Day Shift. Subject to occasional on-call hours. The full job description is below: Purpose of the job: A Nurse Practitioner who is responsible for assessing and treating members residing in a nursing home or community through early identification of changes in condition and treatment in place when possible. Works with collaborative member physician to manage care in an effort to minimize acute transfers and maintain highest practicable level of care. Works with nursing home staff to keep members in a safe, supportive environment and communicates with families of nursing home members. Complies with all CMS regulations Minimum Qualifications Education / Licensure Certified Nurse Practitioner with prescriptive authority (Adult, Geriatric, Family or Acute NP) Unencumbered APRN license in the State of Louisiana Master's or Doctorate degree from an accredited nursing program Skills, and Experience : * Five (5) years acute care experience preferred. Minimum three (3) years of experience as a full-time RN * Two (2) years of prior experience with geriatric population preferred * Long term care experience (preferred) * Strong knowledge of evidence based protocols * Strong knowledge of personal computer operations. (Word/Excel) * Excellent relationship management skills. * Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. * Ability to accurately document all interventions. Location Provider shall be located in the designated nursing homes, or other facility in which each Member resides, or, if the number of Members in a facility does not warrant such location, a Provider shall make adequate, regularly scheduled visits to each such facility; the frequency of which shall be determined by Member's need as identified in the Health Risk Assessment (HRA) and in collaboration with the Dignity CM. The provider shall be available to Members and the facilities in which they reside by telephone or in person at all times for emergency situations.

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