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Nurse Practitioner

Company:
Grey Staffing
Location:
New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Posted:
May 22, 2018
Description:

We are a team of committed clinicians and business leaders passionate about transforming American healthcare delivery. We build and lead health plans and clinical teams to care for the most complex patients, serving over 100,000 patients in seven states across Medicare, Medicaid, and soon, commercial populations. We strive for excellence and have achieved significant and measurable improvement in total cost of care, clinical outcomes, and experience. As an subsidiary, we benefit from the scale and resources one of America’s largest managed healthcare organizations.

Primary Care & Collaboration division oversees strategy, operations, and care delivery in our high-risk primary care division (Connecticut, Des Moines, IA and Memphis, TN), where builds and runs capitated primary care medical groups and currently serves over 20,000 high-risk Medicaid patients in two states. The division also supports the development of new markets and models, including a home-based comprehensive care model launching in Connecticut. We are rapidly evolving our model to effectively engage and care for complex patients and are building a team of passionate and execution-minded leaders dedicated to this mission. You can learn more about transformative approach to care here: Des Moines Register – New Model: Insurers Hire Doctors. The Atlantic – The Quiet Healthcare Revolution The Advanced Practice Clinician (APC), Home market in Connecticut, focused on providing comprehensive care in the home. The APC will work collaboratively as part of a mobile clinical team of advanced practice colleagues, physicians, medical assistants, and case managers in each county to bring integrated care to the most in need. The APC will be responsible for effective primary and chronic care for complex medical issues, working at the top of his/her license, leveraging history of proven impact in Medicare Advantage and established training process for advanced practice clinicians. The APC is responsible for managing his/her population of patients longitudinally through high-touch interactions and delivery of clinical services in the home and across other sites of care, such as our Care Center, or other settings, as appropriate, and under the direction of the physician leadership. The APC team will report to a physician lead in each county and join a national group of advanced practice clinicians serving Medicare and Medicaid patients across in CA, AZ, NV, TN, IA, and GA. Job Responsibilities: Proficient in the diagnosis, and treatment of primary, secondary, and tertiary health conditions to ensure best possible clinical outcomes; includes formulating comprehensive treatment and education plans for patients requiring intensive chronic disease management and primary care. Orders appropriate lab tests and diagnostic procedures and interprets results to aid in health promotion and accurate diagnosis and treatment of illnesses; prescribes medication or other forms of treatment. Acts as primary care provider in spirit and action, assuming longitudinal panel management responsibility for the care and outcomes of his/her panel. Effectively collaborates, coordinates, and communicates with members of the multidisciplinary team and outside providers; expertly leverages all resource included in clinical model and fosters cohesion within clinical team. Accurately documents patients’ medical information and appropriately assigns the correct coding for acute and chronic conditions. Participates in On-Call program which may include after-hours, weekend and holiday calls and visitations. Follows evidence based practice guidelines and practices within scope of practice. Work location and travel expectations: Based in New Haven, CT.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

2-3 years of clinical experience as a nurse practitioner; experience with complex care; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

2-5 years of experience working in acute care settings such as ICU, CCU, telemetry, emergency medicine, as well as primary care (family medicine, internal medicine), behavioral health, palliative care, med-surgical is highly preferred.

Master’s Degree in Nursing Required and Board Certification.

Current unrestricted RN license and NP license in applicable state required. Prescribing authority/DEA licensure in good standing as required in the state in which you are applying preferred.

NPI billing number.

Medicare Part D Prescriber.

Proficient in use of EMR and other technology use.

Must be flexible with local traveling within the assigned county for daily home visits and covering assignments for teammates in case of emergency.