Nurse Practitioner Field Based
The NPs and PA's collaborate with our Lead Physicians, the patient's other physicians and providers, and their family members to develop complex plans of care in accordance with the patient's health status and overall goals and values. We have a network of support in our Patient Care Center, which enables us to provide a comprehensive network of clinical and non-clinical support to you. In addition, our NPs and PAs take part in weekly interdisciplinary team meetings, call schedules and scheduled in-service and education sessions.
Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:
- Providing services in home settings, traveling within your designated territory to provide excellent care to a small number of patients daily.
- Develop and implement clinical plans of care for adult patients facing chronic and complex conditions (e.g., co-morbid medical and mental health diagnoses, limited personal resources, chronic medical conditions.)
- Gather history and physical exam and diagnostics as needed, and then develop and implement treatment plans given the patient's goals of care and current conditions.
- Ability to meet the patient's and family's physical and psychosocial needs with support and input from the inter-disciplinary team.
- Educate patients and families about medication usage, side effects, illness progression, diet and nutrition, medical adherence and crisis anticipation and prevention.
- Connect daily with other clinical team members, patients' other physicians and patients' other medical providers to coordinate optimal care and resources for the patient and his or her family ' in a timely basis and consistent with state regulations and Health standards and policy.
- Collaborate with our Patient Care Center, which provides another layer of interaction with the patient and patient families and provides our NP's and PA's clinical and non-clinical administrative support.
- Maintain daily patient medical records and medical documentation consistent with state regulations and Aspire Health standards and policy through our EMR system.
- Participate in continuing education as required by the state where you reside.
- Prescribe medication as permitted by your state prescribing authority.
- Other related duties as deemed necessary.
- Family or Adult Nurse Practitioner OR Physician Assistant with appropriate certification and licensure in the state where you reside is required.
- Possession of DEA registration or eligibility required.
- CPR certification required.
- Mileage is reimbursed as you travel in your personal vehicle to scheduled appointments daily.
- 2+ years of experience in home-based services, complex cases, and hospice and/or palliative care is preferred; some bedside hospital, oncology, ER or ICU experience is highly preferred.
- Experience working with EMR (Electronic Medical Records) systems is preferred.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills to ensure that each of your interactions with patients, family caregivers, clinicians, and team members is effective and meaningful.
- Bilingual English/Spanish a plus
Candidates with adult/geriatric palliative care experience strongly preferred
Home health or hospice experience a plus
Candidate must reside in Shreveport or surrounding areas