The Care Connections NPs focus on screening and preventive primary care services delivered in the home, community and nursing facility settings. As a clinician, you will have the rewarding experience of providing needed care in the environment that patients feel most comfortable and are most receptive including home, nursing facilities, and “pop up” clinic. This is a special opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of vulnerable people.
The Nurse Practitioner will be required to work primarily in non-clinical settings and provide medical care to all levels of patients. Some programs may focus on specific populations (e.g., adult and geriatric, pediatric, women's health).
He/she will perform comprehensive medical assessments, order appropriate tests/procedures for diagnostic purposes, formulate treatment plans, obtain specialists' consultations as needed, and do appropriate documentations as required. Job roles and responsibilities emphasize a team-based approach to care and support each member of the team being trained to meet the highest level of function allowed by state law.
Duties and Responsibilities (List all essential duties and responsibilities in order of importance)
•Provide general medical care to various and/or specific patient levels – adults and geriatric.
•Perform comprehensive evaluations including history and physical exams for risk adjustment and other regulatory assessments
•Address both chronic and acute primary care complaints, and able to ascertain medical urgency
•Establish and document reasonable medical diagnoses
•Seek specialty consultation as appropriate
•Order pertinent diagnostic laboratory and radiology testing for the medical diagnosis or presenting symptom; able to work within an environment of limited resources and therefore uses diagnostic tests judiciously and appropriately
•Discuss unusual or unclear symptoms or results with consulting physician in a timely manner
•Accept feedback and direction from the supervising physician
•Create and implements a medical plan of care
•Perform diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedures within his/her level of training and expertise, and as outlined on the practice agreement and written protocol with the supervising physician
•Perform face-to-face in-person visits in a variety of settings including home, skilled nursing facilities, and public locations.
•Additionally perform face-to-face synchronous video communications using TeleHealth platform based on business need and leadership direction
•Order bulk laboratory orders to target specific populations of member.
•Perform alternating weekly on-call coverage to triage any urgent lab results and develop appropriate plan of care
•Participate in community-based “Pop Up Clinics” as way of building relationship with community while addressing gaps in health care
•Collaborate with fellow nurse practitioners to develop best practices to efficiently and effectively carry out work duties
•Actively participate in regional meetings
•Prescribe medications as appropriate
•Remain knowledgeable on current therapies
Perform timely documentation in medical records in an electronic medical record computer system
State Plan / Department Specific Duties and Responsibilities (List all essential duties other than those listed above in order of importance)
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities ( List all knowledge, skills and abilities that are necessary to perform the job satisfactorily)
•Engage in practices constituting the practice of medicine in collaboration with and under the medical direction and supervision of a licensed physician to the degree required by state laws. He/she may also function as and perform all duties reasonably expected and assigned to an RN such medication administration.
•Work as a partner with his/her supervising physician. The NP is responsible for initiating collaboration, as it is needed.
•The NP is responsible for knowing when a patient needs physician oversight and when the patient's medical condition
may be beyond the scope of knowledge of the NP.
Job Qualifications Required Education
Master's degree in nursing from accredited nursing program
Previous experience as a licensed clinican providng care in a home health setting.
3 - 5 years NP
Required License, Certification, Association
• Completion of Nurse Practitioner program at the Master's level with certification
• Current state-issued license to practice as a Nurse Practitioner
• Must meet credentialing requirements established for nurse practitioners (Master's Degree in Nursing and National
Certification from one of the following organizations: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners; American Credentialing
Center; National Certification Corporation for Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing Specialties; National
Certification Board of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Nurses.)
Master's degree major in family health
• Previous experience as Nurse Practitioner, 5+ Years
• Extensive home health experience with low income populations, especially in management of chronic conditions
• Immunization and phlembotomy skills
Preferred License, Certification, Association
To all current Molina employees: If you are interested in applying for this position, please apply through the intranet job listing.
Molina Healthcare offers a competitive benefits and compensation package. Molina Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/D/V.
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