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Senior Total Life Center - PC Provider, Nurse Practitioner

Company: Kintegra Health
Location: Gastonia
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Education: Master's Degree as a Nurse Practitioner (NP) from accredited program.Experience: 3-5 years medical experience with 1 years' experience as Nurse Practitioner; and one year of experience with a frail or elderly population.Licensure, Registry or Certification Required: NP licensed in NC and Board Certification (ANCC)Special Training: Ability to learn, teach and research; ability to solve problems and think analytically; must possess skills necessary to treat geriatric patients, ability to get along with others in a team environment. Must possess knowledge and skills necessary to treat patients; other training as required by department. Only act within the scope of his or her authority to practice. Meet a standardized set of PACE specific organization competencies for the specific position description established by Senior TLC prior to working independently. Must be cleared for all communicable diseases and proof that all immunizations are up to date prior to direct participant contact. Embraces and supports team-based PACE Model. Works under direct supervision of the Medical Director and/or Primary Care Physician as described in the NP-MD Collaborative Practice Agreement.Key Responsibilities:--- Performs health histories, physical exams and patient teaching. Orders, interprets and follows up on lab tests and results. Performs selected procedures and documents care orally and in writing. Initiates emergency measures as indicated. Recognizes abnormalities that justify immediate referral for intervention by others.--- Initiates, evaluates, reviews and changes orders for selected medications and diagnostic studies/treatments within attending physician approved protocols.--- Assesses, initiates, and coordinates direct participant care on a daily basis under the supervision of the Medical Director and/or Primary Care Physician.--- Requests consultations from other services as needed in collaboration with attending physician and/or established protocols.--- Collaborates with physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals, providing education, communication and support for healthcare staff, patients and families. Facilitates participant primary care management in conjunction with physician staff as is reflective of the PACE Model.--- Participates in participant care planning including the implementation of SMART goals/interventions for the participant's plan of care and enters all care plan information in a timely manner as per organizational protocols.--- Performs assessments for PACE participants as required by PACE regulations.--- Supports his/her Interdisciplinary Team and promotes unity among the team while interacting with the team, other co-workers, and/or participants.--- Supports the Senior TLC mission by enhancing mobility, independence, quality of life, and quality of end of life for the participants.--- Supports team members and functions as a team player while providing that support and adheres to the "do no harm" team contract statement.--- Attends Family Meetings and Team meetings as needed.--- Emphasizes teamwork and collaboration in all clinic and Interdisciplinary Team interactions.--- Visits participants in homes, nursing homes and hospitals as directed/required.--- Participates in Primary Care on-call rotation.--- Other duties as assignedBenefits:--- Monday - Friday 8a-5p--- Weekends, evenings, and holidays off--- 10 paid holidays per year--- Paid Time Off (Take time when you need it!)--- Excellent Insurance--- So much more!Kintegra Health Core Requirements1. Patient First - An approach to care that holds primary, the well-being and desires of the patient2. Build not Blame - Focusing first on finding fault with the process rather than the person3. Integrity and Honesty - Fostering an acceptance of openness, honesty, and fairness in words, deeds and the use of organizational resources judiciously for both internal and external customers4. Cooperation and Flexibility - Related to an internal believe that we function as part of an interdependent team with only shared gains or losses thereby committed to assisting whenever possible beyond the prerequisite job description5. Culturally Sensitive - Always working toward increasing one's ability to understand, communicate with, effectively interact and care for people across cultures, while having an acute awareness of one's own culture.Kintegra Health has implemented Covid-19 protocols for our current employees and new hires. We are committed to improving our society. For further information please reach out to Recruiting at We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. PI208308590

Keywords: Kintegra Health, Gastonia , Senior Total Life Center - PC Provider, Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Gastonia, North Carolina

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