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Nurse Practitioner

Company: WelBeHealth
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Under supervision of the Medical Director and in collaboration with PACE Physicians and Community-Based PACE Physicians provides assessment, planning, primary care, and continuous medical coverage to WelbeHealth participants in an interdisciplinary team environment and in accordance with WelbeHealth standards. - The Nurse Practitioner collaborates effectively with colleagues and stakeholders to promote the WelbeHealth values, team culture and mission.
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide primary care and acute illness evaluation and treatment for participants in collaboration with PACE Physicians and Community-Based PACE Physicians.
  • In collaboration with a physician, perform in-person comprehensive assessments (initial, semi-annual and unscheduled) on participants and coordinate with the IDT to develop a comprehensive care plan for each participant.
  • Collaborate with physician(s) and IDT in discharge planning from acute or long-term care settings.
  • In consultation with the PACE Physician and/or Community-Based PACE Physician, refer participants to medical specialists as indicated.
  • In collaboration with the PACE Physician and/or Community-Based PACE Physician, manage care of participants in the nursing home, making regular visits as dictated by WelbeHealth standards and participant need.
  • Be an active member of the IDT communicating participant changes, collaborating on care planning decisions and coordinating 24-hour care delivery.
  • Work collaboratively with PACE Physicians, Community-Based PACE Physicians and other members of the IDT to ensure effective care coordination.
  • Participate in rotating night and weekend call.
  • At the direction of the Medical Director, review outcomes and utilization data, including review of necessity of hospitalizations and use of specialists; establish best practices with the Medical Director, and collaborate with clinical staff, PACE Physicians, Community-Based PACE Physicians and IDT to make policy and procedural improvements to reduce unnecessary utilization and improve participant health.
  • Be legally authorized to practice in position location, required.
  • Only act within the scope of his or her authority to practice.
  • Complete all required documentation in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Protect privacy and maintain confidentiality of all company procedures and information about team members, participants, and families.
  • Follow WelbeHealth policies and procedures and participate in any required Quality Improvement activities, staff training and meetings.

    Qualifications and Requirements:

    • Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing:
    • RN State License.
    • Certification as a Nurse Practitioner with Prescriptive Authority.
    • Valid State Driver's License with a clean DMV record. ---Copy of recent Vehicle Insurance required.
    • Minimum of (2) years' experience working with the frail or elderly.
    • Ability to build strong working relationships with other providers and care team.
    • Creative and enthusiastic commitment to the "triple aim" - dedication to improving experience, health, and value for PACE participants.
    • Current knowledge of chronic care/geriatric issues and best practices.
    • Work well in a managed care environment with an interdisciplinary team (IDT).
    • Excellent clinical, organizational, and communication skills in settings with frail, elderly participants, their families, and the IDT.
    • Working knowledge of PACE regulations preferred.
    • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
    • Demonstrated ability to prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
    • Experience and competency working with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
    • Commitment to unlocking the full potential of our most vulnerable seniors.
      COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
      At WelbeHealth, our mission is to unlock the full potential of our vulnerable seniors. In this spirit, please note that we have a vaccination policy for all of our employees and proof of vaccination prior to employment is required.
      Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
      At WelbeHealth, we embrace and cherish the diversity of our team members, and we're committed to building a culture of inclusion and belonging. We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer. People seeking employment at WelbeHealth are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information or characteristics (or those of a family member), pregnancy or other status protected by applicable law.
      Beware of Scams
      Please ensure your application is being submitted through a WelbeHealth sponsored site only. Our emails will come from email addresses. You will never be asked to purchase your own employment equipment. You can report suspected scam activity to

Keywords: WelBeHealth, Pasadena , Nurse Practitioner, Other , Pasadena, California

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