Centers Plan for Healthy Living

  • Nurse Practitioner

    Job Locations US-NY-Jamaica | US-NY-Bronx
    Posted Date 5 months ago(9/4/2018 12:58 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

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    The nurse practitioner treats acute and chronic conditions in place while maintaining the highest level of daily function possible for CPDL members.  Scope of responsibilities include building connections with members, designated representative and the interdisciplinary care team (ICT) through assessing needs, creating individualized care plans, coordination of care to ensure smooth transitions across settings.





    Essential Functions

    • Provide proactive primary and acute care to members.
    • Manage members with acute change in condition in collaboration with primary care physician and the ICT.
    • Reviews and manages pharmacotherapy of each member, collaborating with clinical pharmacist and physicians when necessary.
    • Prescribe appropriate medications, including controlled substances in accordance with NYS law.
    • Identify, treat, and document changes in condition.
    • Order, review and/or follow-up with treatments and diagnostic testing.
    • Daily review nursing home reports, logs, medical records, etc.
    • Complete timely health risk assessments.
    • Complete routine monthly comprehensive assessments.
    • Ensures appropriate and timely utilization of services requests, such as consultation with specialists. 
    • Ensures a smooth transition and assists in the coordination of care across various health care settings.
    • Attends nursing home meetings, participate in ICT meetings involving CPHL members.
    • Communicate with the nursing home staff on a regular and as needed to discuss changes in condition and/or the care plan.
    • Communicate with ICT.
    • Communicate with the family or designated representative regularly about significant changes in condition and/or therapies.
    • Discuss and educate member and designated representative on ACP.
    • Act as point of contact for member, family or designated representative, throughout transition process, change in condition, routine updates.
    • Works with the ICT to optimize the health and functional status of the members. Also works to enhance pain management strategies, thereby improving the quality of life of the members.
    • Provide clinical education and support to nursing staff as needed.
    • Provide ongoing education and support to member and family or designated representative regarding the member’s health status, established goals.
    • Participate in pre-planned marketing events with nursing home residents and families.
    • Active role in training nursing home staff to CPHL MOC.
    • Participate in an ‘on call’ program, providing telephonic and/or on site assessments and interventions for the members after hours and on weekends.
    • Management of the skilled day process.
    • Comply with nursing home and CPHL policies and procedures.
    • Follow both nursing home and CPHL reporting procedures for incidents, appeals, grievances.




    Strong communication skills

    Building relationships

    Working knowledge of clinical documentation requirements & Medicare Risk Adjustment coding


    Supervisory Responsibility

    This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


    Work Environment

    This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, and photocopiers.


    Physical Demands

    This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary.


    Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

    This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  




    Required Education and Experience


    Master’s level degree in nursing with completion of an accredited NP (adult or geriatric).

    Minimum of one (1) year recent clinical experience with elderly population.

    Advanced practice nurse prescriber licenses and DEA registration.

    Previous experience in I-SNP, HMO +


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