GERIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER (23425421)

Location: Massachusetts
Duration: Permanent - Full Time
Job ID: 23425421
Company: Bradford Healthcare
Contact: michael omara    Call: 7542004078
Job Salary:   $100,000 to $120,000
Job Posted: 06/16/22

GERIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER - 23425421

GERIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER

Join a team of dedicated medical professionals at a well known and respected community health center that  manages patients with stable chronic illness; diagnose and treat minor acute (episodic) illnesses; consult to initiate follow-up and monitoring and appropriate referrals for medical and non-medical conditions; and perform routine physical exams through collaboration with ESP physician and within the confines of established protocol. Position is located at the Elder Service Plan-a Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE).

GERIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participates in the development and implementation of the clinical components.
  • Provides primary medical management of ESP clients collaborating with physician.
  • Conduct health assessments and evaluate patient needs at ESP or at clients home.
  • Participates in the development of a comprehensive plan of care for each client.
  • Makes routine and emergency home or nursing home visits, incl on-call as needed.
  • Participates in activities and committees related to clinical, ethical and quality care.
  • Works with Program Director and Clinical Manager to develop ESP policies, standards of care.

GERIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER REQUIREMENTS

  • MSN in Geriatric Nursing or related specialty field.
  • Current MA Nursing license with current certification as a Nurse Practitioner; current CPR/BLS.
  • 2 years of experience working with a frail or elderly population preferred, 1 year required.
  • Strong clinical, leadership, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Experience in working with a Interdisciplinary Team (IDT).
  • Must be able to travel in a timely manner to ESP sites and patient's homes.