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Adult / Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, Home Care Service, Providence

Company:
Olesky Associates
Location:
Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Posted:
April 16, 2019

Description:

Multi-specialty Group practice is searching for a full time Nurse Practitioner to be a part of the Home team providing comprehensive home-based medical care to our highest need patient population. Working in collaboration with a dedicated team of professionals, the Nurse Practitioner will provide physical assessment, management of health problems, health counseling and treatment for patients in their home. Our position offers a unique opportunity to our patients' overall health through our primary commitment to wellness and disease prevention.

This Nurse Practitioner will be part of a multi-disciplinary team that cares for the Communities senior population.

Responsibilities: Conduct in-home medical visits to senior and adult patients for routine visits, acute illness, post hospital or sub-acute discharge and routine follow up care for patients with complex medical conditions.

Conduct goals of care discussions with patients, as necessary and facilitating the completion of advance directives documentation. Collect and document past medical history and family history. Identifying gaps in care, ensuring optimal care coordination, and providing teaching and disease management to patients as needed.

Establishing immunization schedules. Ordering and reviewing lab results. Establishing an accurate problem list for patients and supporting documentation of illness and risk factors. Coordinating care with Primary Care Healthcare team and participation in Clinical Care Conferences. Referring patient to community programs for weight loss, exercise, fall preventions and other services as appropriate