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Nurse Practitioner

Job Title
Nurse Practitioner
Job ID
Tucson,  AZ
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The Nurse Practitioner will be responsible for the delivery of personalized compassionate medical care to patients primarily with CKD and/or ESRD/ESKD. The Nurse Practitioner will be responsible for caring for patients, maintaining accurate and current patient records and scheduling, and administering follow-up appointments to patients as required. The successful candidate will work as a team with our field-based nurses, community health workers, and physicians and assist in delivering premium care to every patient. Primary duties include patient health assessment, creating strategies to improve or manage a patient health, and introduce habits for health promotion. Generally, nurse practitioners perform the important task of educating patients about preventative care and prescribed treatments. He/she may also conduct physicals, order tests, prescribe medications, and serve as a coordinator with the patient's primary healthcare provider and their specialists.
Roles and Responsibilities
  • Conducts assessments, which includes comprehensive annual wellness exams on patients both in the patients' home and in the virtual environment.
  • Counsels and educates patients and families about benefits and programs available to help them live healthier lives.
  • Documents items such as: appropriate chief complaint, all applicable diagnosis, past medical, family, and social history, review of systems, examinations, medications, allergies, assessment, and plan.
  • Responsible for the coordination of care with primary care providers, specialists, and appropriate ancillary services.
  • Completes all documentation and paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Maintains quality of care standards as defined by the practice.
  • This position will not be office-based but will be remote in state in which employed and will need to attend periodic training/meetings outside of that state.
  • Deliver evidence-based, timely care in a manner that reduces avoidable hospitalizations, maximizes quality of life, and puts patient health and satisfaction first
  • Prescribe medications, order tests, and collaborate with patient’s physician.
  • Perform effectively, as reflected by improved patient quality outcomes, which will be measured and reported daily.
  • Facilitates closing gaps in care by educating patients about preventive monitoring and working with physician practices to schedule diagnostic testing.
  • Assists patients with enrolling to access educational videos.
  • Participates in the integrated care team meetings.
  • Knowledge of disease diagnosis and prevention.
  • Make assessment of patient's health status.
  • Develop treatment plan.
  • Implement a plan consistent with appropriate plan of care.
  • Follow-up and evaluate patient's status.
  • Other duties as assigned
 Position Requirements
  • Active and unrestricted Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner license.
  • Board certified by ANCC or AANP.
  • Current and unrestricted DEA certificate.
  • Ability to work without direct supervision and practice autonomously.
  • Access to transportation, a valid driver's license, and car insurance.
  • Must be proficient with medical instruments and equipment required by the work.
  • Knowledge of computer-based data management programs and information systems, as well as medical records and point-of-interview technology.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, in verbal and written form, with retail and medical partners at various levels, patients, family members, physicians and representatives of the community.
  • Sound understanding of all federal and state regulations including HIPAA and OSHA.
  • 1 or more years of NP experience preferred.
  • Managed Care/IPA/Health Plan experience.
  • Experience conducting annual wellness visits or similar comprehensive visits virtually or in the home. 

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