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Geriatric Nurse Practitioner

Company: CareConnect Health Services Inc
Location: San Diego
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAre you passionate about revolutionizing healthcare for the elderly and medically complex population? If you are, CareConnectMD would like to meet you!Since 1996, CareConnectMD (formerly Gerinet Medical Associates) has been providing personalized and compassionate medical care for our frail and medically complex patients in skilled nursing and long-term care facilities. Our 22 years of managing care for high-risk populations has helped us design an integrated care model that effectively coordinates care as our patients transition from inpatient to post-acute settings, including going home. Our unique value-based care model improves clinical outcomes and patient/family satisfaction, while reducing overall system costs. We are experts in symptom management, supportive care, advanced care planning, telemedicine, medical crisis prevention, and patient-family communication.Our Culture:Many employers say they offer work-life balance, but few are able to deliver on that promise. CareConnectMD providers do not practice on a shift-basis, so they have more flexible schedules that work around raising their families and other important priorities. With us, there are no surprise12-hour work shifts or increasing unpaid time for after-hour clinic work duties. Retention is important to us, so we want to make sure our providers enjoy great qualities of life. CareConnectMD provides after-hours call coverage support, so you can enjoy your time away from work without being interrupted by calls.Position Summary: Geriatric Nurse PractitionerThe adult Geriatric Nurse Practitioner functions independently, but with Supervising Physician collaboration and backup. The NP/Physician Clinical team will visit a variety of skilled nursing facilities and provide medical management to skilled and custodial nursing patients. The NP will be responsible for periodic night calls, as well as rotation on weekend call. A thorough understanding of managed care delivery systems and utilization management is essentialQualifications

  • Master degree with an emphasis in adult/geriatric program
  • State certification as adult/geriatric nurse practitioner
  • Strong background in geriatric and/or internal medicine
  • Current CPR certification
  • Furnishing number
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently
  • Managed care experience
  • Experience in geriatrics and skilled nursing facilities preferredResponsibilities
    • Managing a complex caseload of patients. The performance standard is at least 300 required visits per month
    • Rounding on skilled nursing patients as needed
    • Monthly rounding on custodial patients
    • Through an accurate medical documentation using EMR Charting
    • Review and order medications (including IVs), labs, and other diagnostic testing
    • Participate in night and weekend calls
    • Participate in QI program and Peer Review meetings
    • Participate in utilization management program
    • Discussion of advanced care planning
    • Ongoing patient/family communication
    • Proactive communication with case managers and PCPs to keep them apprised of patient care issues
    • Appropriate CPT coding and daily submission of billing forms to office
    • Timely completion of all medical records in accordance with facility and other applicable policiesSuperb Benefits
      • Flexible schedules
      • A smartphone, laptop, and a hotspot device
      • Competitive salary with bonus and stock option opportunity
      • Comprehensive benefits package including health and dental coverage, 401(k), employer-paid life insurance, long-term and short-term disability, and PTO
      • Annual CME allowance (paid time-off for CME, including a $2500 stipend for physicians and $1500 for Nurse Practitioners)
      • Malpractice insurance coverage and credentialing fees paid

Keywords: CareConnect Health Services Inc, San Diego , Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , San Diego, California

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