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Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

Company: Curana Health
Location: Waterloo
Posted on: September 14, 2022

Job Description:

Curana Health was created by the merger of leading senior healthcare providers Provider Health Services, Elite Patient Care, and AllyAlign Health. With a combined footprint reaching 26 states and over 1000 senior living facilities, Curana Health innovates solutions for senior care delivery with a unique focus on prevention and care coordination. To learn more, visitcuranahealth. com. SUMMARYThe primary purpose of the facility-based NP is to administer Provider-level direct patient care services within the Post-Acute Care setting.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Embraces the philosophy of Curana Health to render care in a manner, approach and with the skill that promotes maintenance or enhancement of each patient's clinical status and quality of life.
  • Conduct Annual Wellness Visits on all long-term Nursing Facility residents and may perform Annual History and Physicals as requested by Facilities.
  • Conduct clinical interventional and episodic direct care visits, and appropriate re-evaluation of care visits.
  • Provide ongoing evaluation and treatment of chronic, co-morbid illnesses, as medically appropriate
  • Evaluate/treat residents for changes in condition.
  • Review medications, orders, and diagnostic tests, and respond to clinical abnormalities appropriately for all patients under their care, as allowed and/or requested by collaborating physicians.
  • Coordinate care with collaborating physicians as indicated for overall medical management.
  • Assist with facility-wide illnesses, where appropriate collaborations exist.
  • Coordinate care with other disciplines, such as Therapists, Specialists, and Social Workers.
  • Maintain communication with families/attend family conferences when possible.
  • Other duties as assignedQUALIFICATIONS
    • Valid nurse practitioner or physician assistant license in state of operations & current board certification in your field
    • Must possess a minimum of a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Nursing from accredited Colleges or Universities.
    • Experience in nursing is required, and some experience as a Nurse Practitioner/Provider is preferred, but not necessary, although demonstrated critical thinking skills are required.
    • Must possess knowledge of Nursing and clinical Nurse Practitioner critical thinking skills application to the aged, chronically ill, and convalescent resident.
    • Strong leadership, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills preferred.
    • Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Must possess traits of punctuality, organizational skills, and ability to function within a team.Due to the nature of our business, we require all of our employees to be fully vaccinated on their first day of employment, in compliance with all applicable EEOC guidance regarding vaccines and qualified exemptions.

Keywords: Curana Health, Waterloo , Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant, Healthcare , Waterloo, Iowa

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