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Signature Service Full-Time Acute Care/Primary/Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner in Salem, Oregon

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Full-Time Acute Care/Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

Location:

Signature Healthcare at Home

1220 20th Street SE, Suite 125

Salem, Oregon 97302

Overview:

Signature Healthcare at Home is starting a new program called “Medically at Home” with collaboration with hospital in Salem, the NP will follow the acute patient home after being discharge from a hospital. The NP would visit that patient within 24 hours of their discharge, then three day visit, seven day visit and so on as needed. This NP would also see some patients in the Salem area in Skilled Nursing and Assisted Living Facilities too. This is a Salaried position working Tuesday thru Saturday or Sunday thru Thursday.

The Acute Care/PrimaryCare Nurse Practitioner, with a multi-disciplinary clinical team, provides initial and ongoing clinical assessment for patients with advanced and or progressive medical conditions who are referred for acute/primary/palliative care consultation. Assists in the evaluation and treatment of patients in the acute/primary/palliative care Program. Conducts patient interviews, and collects and interprets diagnostic data. May perform physical examinations and specialized procedures under the delegation of a physician. Primary Care includes in home house calls for chronically ill adults. Documents the delivery of care in the individual's medical records. Provides patient education, and trains other health care professionals. Performs related responsibilities as required.

Please apply on line for this position here: https://signature-careers.com

  • Performs bedside acute/primary/palliative care patient/family evaluation

  • Diagnosis, treatment and management of acute and chronic health conditions

  • Orders, performs and interprets laboratory and radiology tests within scope of professional practice

  • Collaborate with primary care and specialty providers to assist in continuum of care for complex patients at our skilled nursing locations and in home when necessary

  • Perform comprehensive adult and geriatric exams, adjust medications, establish treatment plans, educate residents and nursing staff, coordinate care, facilitate family meetings, participate in coordinated care rounds and discharge planning for optimal patient outcomes

  • Prescribes medications including controlled substances to the extent delegated and licensed

  • Orders treatments and durable medical equipment as indicated

  • Performs other therapeutic or corrective measures as indicated, including urgent care

  • Consults with palliative care physician or designees as needed, informs primary physician, specialists and care team of services provided and collaborates with others as needed

  • Assists in all facets of care coordination for acute/primary/palliative care care referrals

  • Primary Care includes in home house calls for chronically ill adults

  • Prepares and maintains accurate patient records, charts and documents to support sound medical practice and reimbursement for services provided

  • Complies with applicable laws and regulations with respect to collaborative agreements

  • Initiates reimbursement for services rendered

  • Provides training and continuing education for staff

  • Assists in development of clinical practice guidelines/standards in support of quality palliative care

  • Adheres to the practice of confidentiality regarding patients, families, staff and the Organization

  • Active State License

  • ANCC or AANP board certified required

  • NPI and DEA or ability to obtain within 30 days

  • Desire to be in a patient-centered, healthcare setting

  • Excellent bedside manner with solid customer-oriented presentation skills

  • Capable of multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment, where you are often moving from station to station

  • Ability to working autonomously and adapt to changing environments

  • Talent for cultivating a positive and energetic team atmosphere

  • Strong computer proficiency

  • Flexibility to travel by car in a company vehicle to community events within 1 hour from home location

  • Must have a valid Driver's License with a clear driving record to drive company car

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. on a consistent, daily basis

  • Actively or recently participated in service to Medicare patients and Medicaid patients (preferred)

  • Minimum 2 years experience as a Nurse Practitioner preferred in hospital, acute, primary and or palliative care clinical settings

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Please apply on line for this position here: https://signature-careers.com

Or contact Lee Whitlock:

Signature Healthcare At Home - Director of Recruiting

E: LWhitlock@signaturehch.com

P: 971-224-2512

C: 503-329-2802

Signature Healthcare at Home is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

ID: 2020-6687

Days of the week working: Monday through Friday

External Company URL: 4signatureservice.com

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