• Quality Visit LPN/RN

    Posted Date 1 week ago(5/15/2018 1:29 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-4775
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Clinical Staff
    Type
    Flex Provider
  • Overview

    Delivering quality and convenient healthcare requires a passion for understanding members’ needs and subsequently assisting them in taking preventative measures to mitigate current or future health risks. Matrix Medical Network serves our Clients and their Health Plans by providing their members a deeper level of understanding of their needs through affordable access to preventive care. Our organization is founded on the principles associated with changing lives by delivering quality healthcare across the nation where people live and work. Matrix Medical Network thrives on that passion. Using a patient-centered approach, our clinicians seek to understand the current state of the members’ health and support them in setting mutual, realistic goals.

    Responsibilities

    Position Summary 

     

    Matrix has developed a Quality Visit Program to help close gaps that are not being addressed by traditional method. Quality Visits are a way to connect with and collect from their members valuable information related to the member’s health while also providing some basic health education. Clients (insurance companies) are held accountable for offering and providing quality care to their members.

     

    • Screenings include collection of a blood sample by finger stick, requesting a urine sample, using equipment to screen for osteoporosis and/or to complete a diabetic retinal eye exam.
    • Patient data is gathered which includes taking the blood pressure and documenting the height and weight of patients.Patient education is provided during the visit, with recommendations for follow up, as needed.
    • All screening and lab results are shared with the patient and the patient’s primary care provider for appropriate continuity of care.

    Qualifications

    Educational Requirements:

     

    • Current unrestricted Licensure to practice as a Licensed Practice Nurse/Registered Nurse in the state(s) to which assigned
    • Maintains nursing license in good standing.


    Required Skills and Abilities:

    • Has experience in home environment and one year of experience with home health/hospice preferred
    • Strong customer service skills and is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of both external and internal customers, acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect
    • Works collaboratively with other members of the Quality Visit Team
    • Utilizes behavioral interviewing techniques when interviewing members/patients, care stakeholders to determine health care interventions that have the best chance of success
    • Demonstrates the ability to meet each patient’s individual needs
    • Effectively communicates both verbally and in writing to members to care stakeholders and other healthcare professionals
    • Ensures patient autonomy and self-determination and uses behavioral interviewing techniques when determining patient’s readiness to change health status.
    • Effectively copes with change and uncertainty
    • Demonstrates functional and technical knowledge and skills to competently perform all aspects of the job
    • Effectively manages time and is able to prioritize work
    • Uses logical methods to solve problems with effective solutions; is proficient at honest analysis, looks beyond the obvious for solutions
    • Is action oriented and sees challenges as opportunities
    • Practices attentive and active listening; has the patience to hear people out; can accurately restate the opinions of others even when he/she disagrees
    • Consistently adheres to a core set of values and beliefs; acts in line with those values
    • Has strong computer skills for case management documentation and follow up; must be able to use MS Word, Excel or a company provided application(s)
    • Effective written communication skills including but not limited to writing reports and correspondence
    • Effective verbal communication skills including but not limited to speaking effectively to members, providers, families and staff
    • Demonstrates ability to meet deadlines
    • Demonstrates successful experience working in an environment of change
    • Completes all required documentation within establish protocols
    • Must have a valid state driver’s license
    • Must have proof of adequate automobile insurance coverage for the state of residence

     

    Experience:

    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as Licensed Practice Nurse/Registered Nurse evaluating and managing Adult/geriatric Patients with chronic medical conditions
    • Current RN licensure in state of residence and state where caring for members if they are different
    • Must be able to visit members in their private residence, skilled nursing facility and/or a hospital setting
    • Must have experience evaluating and developing patient care and treatment using the Nursing Process (ADPIE)
    • Must have ability to evaluate patient preferences in a positive manner
    • Must have experience working with the Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel) and Electronic medical records
    • Experience in working in fast paced, growth oriented environment

     


    Supervisory Responsibility: No supervisory responsibilities, may act as a field trainer in some positions with this title
    Travel Requirements: Local Travel only


    Work Conditions:

    • Must be able to drive a car
    • Must be insurable
    • Must have a valid driver’s license
    • Must be able to travel by public transportation and airplanes
    • Requires prolonged sitting
    • Requires bending, stooping, twisting, kneeling, crouching, crawling and/or stretching from seated or standing positions
    • Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate medical equipment, keyboard, telephone, copier, calculator and other office equipment

     

     

    Matrix Medical Network is Proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

     

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