• Nurse Practitioner, Travel 1

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/4/2018 7:02 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-3641
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Clinical Staff
    Type
    Full Time Regular
  • Overview

    Not just your typical workday…

    Break away from workplace monotony. At Matrix, our passion is bringing healthcare to underserved populations, innovating new technologies and creating sustainable programs that change lives. When you have the power to make a difference in the health and well-being of others, every day is extraordinary. We’re headed to the future of healthcare, come join us!

    ‘I only wish that I could have her as my doctor. My husband and I are both very satisfied and anytime she wants to come back to talk to us our door is always open to her.” - Member

     

    Responsibilities

    Position Summary

     

    The Nurse Practitioner Travel 1 will be required to travel to various locations between states bordering the home of record as assigned for a specified time period and perform the duties and functions of NP role. As part of the Clinical Services Team, provides clinical assessment and care to assigned patients including assessments of health plan members in their homes and in facilities. The responsibilities include: adult/geriatric assessment, medical history, physical exam, medication reconciliation, diagnosis, and health education. Additionally, patient education, communication to the PCP, follow-up facilitated with the PCP, and case management referrals may also be part of any assessment. Clear documentation according to Matrix guidelines and protocols is required. Other clinical care services may be required within the NP scope of practice. NP’s are expected to achieve Matrix standards for quality, customer service, productivity and teamwork through participation in Risk and Quality Improvement programs, clinical meetings and other meetings as required.

     

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Performs in-depth health risk assessments on all assigned members in patient homes or facilities
    • Works collaboratively with physicians, case managers, social workers, family members, key care givers and any appropriate ancillary medical personnel as appropriate
    • Responsible for identifying overall quality improvement activities through assessing and planning health care which is individualized to the member and consistent with Matrix Medical Network policies and protocols
    • Reviews and interprets the medical and social history of members
    • Performs appropriate screening procedures for members
    • Interprets laboratory data, recommends appropriate follow-up, reconciles medications
    • Is compliant with OSHA, State Board of Nursing
    • Participates in all mandatory compliance and other training programs, seeks guidance for compliance-related concerns and adheres to all applicable laws, regulations and Matrix Medical Network policies and procedures
    • Refers members to PCP, case management and disease management programs as necessary.
    • May act as a preceptor for new providers
    • Maintains positive control of all PHI information
    • Works closely with Provider Schedule Coordinators (PSC) and others within Matrix to create an effective and productive schedule
    • Performs other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred
    • Master’s or Doctorate Degree required OR commensurate experience and satisfactory completion of NP licensure.

     

    Licensure/Certifications

    • Current RN and NP licensure in state of practice
    • Board certification by AANP or ANCC, in Adult, Family Practice and Geriatrics or Adult-Gerontology. Current CPR certification.

     

    Pertinent Clinical Work Experience

    • NP – Must also have: Minimum 1 year clinical experience as a Nurse Practitioner in geriatric, adult or family practice setting.  

     

    Education Experience

    •   Must be licensed as a Nurse Practitioner in geriatric, adult or family practice setting.

     

    Travel Requirements: Travel required

    • Must meet company driving standards
    • Must have valid state driver license and be able to drive a car
    • Must meet company’s automobile liability insurance standards and provide proof of coverage
    • Must be able to travel by public transportation, and airplanes
    • Must be able to independently travel to assigned locations

     

    Work Environment:

    Matrix clinical staff works with a diverse member populations, in a typical home care associated environment.   Clinical staff will be required to function independently with traditional resources, and Matrix specific technology.   

     

                                                Matrix Medical Network is Proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

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