NURSE PRACTITIONER - HOAG CLINIC WELLNESS
Employment Type: Full-Time
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for assisting in the expedient multidisciplinary care of patients for Hoag Hospital and its affiliates, coordinating seamless patient care from admission through discharge. Providing supplemental medical care to patients with a focus on quality and patient experience, the Nurse Practitioner can perform history and physical exams, diagnoses and treats medical problems, orders and interprets diagnostic and laboratory tests, performs minor procedures and facilities the discharge process.
Hoag Clinic Primary Care/Internal Medicine: Responsible for identification of Medicare patients appropriate for Annual Wellness Visits (AWV) and Annual Medicare Advantage Visits (AMAV) and execution of guided processes to complete AWV and AMAV. Works with patients with chronic illnesses commonly encountered in the adult and geriatric patient population. Responsible for assessment, diagnosis, education, health promotion, and care coordination for patients with acute and chronic health needs. In addition, shows advanced knowledge in Risk Adjustment programs and HCC coding and documentation guidelines.
Job Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies
Diversity – Demonstrates ability to work with a diverse group of people in a manner that enables them to reach their full potential, in pursuit of organizational objectives.
Technology & Equipment Skills – Maintains knowledge of technology, tools, equipment and other devices in work area. Demonstrates competence in technology skills required for the role, as well as ability to learn and master new skills. For clinical position this includes equipment and devices pertinent to treatment, procedures and practice.
Infection Control - Follows all policies and procedures in place within the department and organization to minimize the risk of spreading infections.
Interpersonal Skills - Listens to and understands what others are saying. Establishes effective working relationships with others, contributing to a climate of mutual respect and cooperation. Uses language to the situation. Demonstrates sensitivity and tact, understanding own effect on the motivation, attitudes and actions of others. Makes favorable first impressions.
Job Knowledge – Demonstrates full knowledge and understanding of concepts and procedures needed to be successful in the role, including knowledge of applicable department, organization and external rules and regulations impacting day to day processes. For clinical positions, this includes clinical procedures required by department and unit, as demonstrated by unit-based competency testing.
Oral/Written Communication - Ability to speak and write effectively, demonstrates fundamental command of language, communicates well using all mediums.
Patient Documentation – Prepares and delivers patient information in a manner that is consistent with the requirements of the role. Includes what happens during a clinical visit with patients, why a procedure or service is being performed and/or why a particular device is being used.
Patient Safety – Embraces the principle of keeping patients safe by following safety policies and procedures, treating people with respect, and speaking up in Patient Safety related situations.
Travel – Position may require local travel between various Organization locations
Education and Experience
Master’s degree in Nursing
Advanced clinical knowledge and skills in the care and management of patients
Solid computer technical skills required, including proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Visio)
Two years of recent clinical experience as a Nurse Practitioner, preferably within an ambulatory and acute healthcare environment, related to the care of Internal Medicine or Geriatric patients.
Qualified bilingual or multilingual candidates
Current license in good standing to practice as a Registered Nurse/Nurse Practitioner in California
Furnishing license issued by the State of California and personal DEA number.
BLS and ACLS certification
National board certification as Nurse Practitioner in area of specialty