Job ID: 290062300  |  Last Updated: 9/15/2021

Nurse Practitioner

Employer
Care Partners Medical Group (PACE)
Location
Sacramento , CA
Applicant Contact
Patty Lee
(949) 572-4873
Accepts J-1 Visas
Unspecified
Websites

Job Description

Full-Time Nurse Practitioner (NP) Needed for InnovAge PACE Clinic in Sacramento

Job Summary

Under the supervision and direction of the Physician and Medical Director, the Geriatric Nurse Practitioner provides primary care to participants by evaluating participant physical complaints and providing appropriate treatment. The Geriatric Nurse Practitioner functions beyond as an advanced practice nurse and as an integral member of the interdisciplinary team.

Essential Functions and Work Responsibilities

Evaluates participants and documents information in participants chart.

Performs physical examination and orders and interprets diagnostic tests.

Performs blood draws, EKGs, dressing changes and any other nursing interventions as needed.

Formulates an assessment of participants condition and provides a treatment plan, including writing prescription(s) and providing ongoing follow-up of condition. Provides alternative methods of therapy to participants as appropriate.

Educates staff, participants and caregivers regarding healthcare issues and treatments.

Manages acute and long-term medical needs of participants in collaboration with other primary care providers and oversees the care needs of participants in nursing homes, homes, Assisted Living Facilities and/or group clinic settings.

Provides emotional and spiritual support to participants.

Provides management of medical emergencies as needs dictate.

Ensures appropriate and timely documentation of medical care in the participants medical record, in compliance with InnovAge Greater PACE documentation policies. Identifies documents and corrects problems in medical records.

Additional work functions and duties may be assigned

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

REQUIRED

Licensure, Certification, Registration or Designation

Current State issued Nurse Practitioner license required.

Requires personal transportation, valid state issued drivers license, good driving record and auto insurance as required by law.

A minimum of five years experience as an RN with extensive experience in elderly care

A minimum of one year experience as a nurse practitioner in a geriatric setting

A minimum of one year working with the frail or elderly is required

DETAILS

Full time schedule: M-F 8am-5pm (rotation on on-call schedule)

Type of specialty: Geriatric (out-patient clinic)

BENEFITS

Quality of Life - Monday through Friday daytime schedule

Benefits - Comprehensive Sound Physicians benefits package including paid days off

Education - CME allowance & paid CME time off, ongoing online and in-person training

Development - Mentoring from the Care Partners Medical Group PACE clinical leadership team



If you have any questions, please call 949-572-4873

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