• Nurse Practitioner, Regional Traveler-NorthEast

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(12/27/2018 12:24 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Clinical Staff
    Full Time Regular
  • Overview

    Position Summary




    The Traveling Nurse Practitioner will be required to travel to various locations as assigned for a specified time period and perform the duties and functions of NP role. The Traveling Nurse Practitioner acts as part of the clinical services team and may be providing direct patient care in nursing homes, skilled nursing facilities (SNF) and home setting depending on the nature of the assignment or providing assessment to members in skilled nursing facilities and home settings. The responsibilities may include: history review, health education, physical exam, diagnosis and treatment according to current protocols for patient encounters per day. Provides referrals and participates in follow-up. Consults with the Manager to ensure compliance with guidelines. Participates in Risk and Quality Management programs, clinical meetings and other meetings as required.


    ** North East Region States:  CT, DE, ME, MA, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, and VT****


    Position Responsibilities 

    • Performs in-depth health risk assessment on all assigned members, in Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF), nursing care facilities or in their homes.
    • May be responsible for care plans and treatment for members in medical management settings.
    • Works collaboratively with physicians, social workers, family, key care givers and any appropriate ancillary medical personnel.
    • Responsible for implementing overall quality assurance activities, assessing, planning and administering 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 medical screening procedures for members.
    • Interprets laboratory data, orders additional laboratory investigations when indicated and ensures appropriate follow-up when assigned to medical management services.
    • Provides prescriptions and administers medications when assigned to medical management services.
    • Is compliant with OSHA, CLIA, State Board of Nursing and Federal DEA board of Regulations.
    • 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 quality, case management and disease management programs as necessary.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


    Position Requirements

    • Educational Requirements:
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred.
    • Master’s Degree required OR commensurate experience and satisfactory completion of NP licensure.
    • Board Certified Nurse Practitioner with AANP or ANCC, , in Adult, Family Practice and Geriatrics or Adult-Gerontology Primary Care
    • Bi-lingual is a plus

    Required Skills and Abilities

    • Minimum 3 years practicing experience as a Nurse Practitioner.
    • Must be able to create/edit documents in word processing and enter data in spreadsheet programs.
    • Effective written communication skills including but not limited to writing reports and correspondence.
    • Effective verbal communication skills including but not limited to speak effectively to members, providers, families and staff.
    • Demonstrated ability to read and correctly interpret business related documents.
    • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines.
    • Demonstrated successful experience working in an environment of change.
    • Must be able to travel away from home for extended periods.
    • Must have a valid state driver’s license
    • Must have proof of adequate automobile insurance coverage for the state of residence.
    • Must have proof of current CPR certification
    • 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.
    • Can effectively cope with change and uncertainty, and respond and “shift gears” comfortably.
    • Uses his/her time effectively and efficiently; concentrates his/her effort on priorities.
    • 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.

    Supervisory Responsibility: No supervisory responsibilities.


    Travel Requirements: Travel required.

    • Must be able to drive a car.
    • Must be able to travel by public transportation, and airplanes.

    Physical and Psychological Demands 


    • 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.
    • Requires close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust visual focus, hearing and smelling.
    • Must be able to communicate information via telephone or computer.
    • Requires moderate to intense concentration due to complexity.
    • Must be able to live away from personal home for extended periods of time.
    • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 75 lbs.
    • Must be able to observe “Universal Precautions” for blood-borne pathogens and body fluids.

    Work Environment

    • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to variable temperatures, fumes or airborne particles, blood and other body fluids. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The time will be split between administrative and clinical duties based on the needs of Matrix Medical Network.
    • The preceding functions may not be comprehensive in scope regarding work performed by an employee assigned to this position classification. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of this position. Management also reserves the right to make reasonable accommodations so that a qualified employee(s) can perform the essential functions of the position.




    Matrix Medical Network is Proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer


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