Landmark Health

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Nurse Practitioner - SNF

Nurse Practitioner - SNF

Job Locations 
US-CA-South San Francisco
Category 
Clinical Delivery Field
Type 
FT, PT, PD
Posted Date 
10/26/2017
Job ID 
2017-1541

More information about this job

Overview

Do you want to make a difference in healthcare?

Landmark Health as created to transform how healthcare is delivered to the most medically vulnerable members in our community.  Our medical group provides medical care to chronically ill patients, many of whom are frail, elderly and ill-equipped to navigate our overwhelming healthcare system.

Our mission at Landmark Health is to transform care delivery for patients that reside in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) and long-term care facilities. Landmark Health embeds high-quality primary care providers (MD and/or APPs) in facilities as dedicated support to treat residents in-place. By placing primary care resources in facilities, we aim to deliver better health outcomes for patients, improve facility performance on quality metrics, and improve patient and family satisfaction.
 
We are looking for providers who are passionate about improving the quality of care for patients residing within facilities and helping facilities improve and maintain high performance on quality metrics and standards.

 

Responsibilities

As a Landmark Health provider, you will manage a panel of patients within a designated facility. You will work closely with the nursing staff at the facility, the Medical Director, and with other members of the patient’s care team in managing patient care. Care will include performing admission H&Ps, conducting regular interval and medically necessary visits, managing the patient’s plan of care, follow-up with patient’s family, and day-to-day communications and follow-up with facility staff. You may also be involved in the development and/or implementation of medical management policy, clinical protocols, and quality management programs. As a provider, you will be expected to perform the following activities:

 

  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with patients, their family and legal representatives, facility staff, and other collaborating physicians/providers.
    Diagnose, prescribe, and treat within the scope of the Nurse Practitioner and consistent with standard of care.
    Collaborate with facility staff to enable medical necessity determinations for requested medical services.
    Following the visit, promptly document and communicate any pertinent information to the facility staff
    Understand and comply with long-term care policies and procedures, including those that regulate nursing facilities and assisted living communities.
    Participate in telephonic on call rotation  

 

Qualifications

  • Completion of Nurse Practitioner accredited program 
    Minimum of two (2) years clinical experience, desired
    Knowledge of long-term care, community resources and cost-effective alternatives regarding patient care delivery systems
    Strong interpersonal skills
    Passion for geriatric care and patients
    Knowledge of clinical standards of care
    Knowledge of CPT and HCPC codes is helpful

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