Internal Application: Nurse Practitioner - Full time - Telehealth visits
Field | Sandy Springs, GA | Part Time and Contract
1st Care Management is expanding and looking for a Nurse Practitioner to conduct Telehealth assessments and evaluations for patients from our Sandy Springs office.
Join our growing team of Nurse Practitioner’s, as we look to staff in new areas and other previously underserved regions. Our NPs will be doing some telehealth and some in home visits in multiple areas in Georgia. We cover Cobb, Fulton, Dekalb, and Gwinnett counties. All the relevant training will be provided by our staff before you make your first visit.
About 1st Care Management:
Our mission at 1st Care Management is to offer a new approach to patient care by eliminating the burden of office visits for patients unable to do so. We promise care to our patients within the comfort of their own homes, on schedules that work best for them.
By utilizing Transitional Care Management and home visiting practitioners, our collective goal is to decrease the patient’s risk of hospitalization. We want to optimize their clinical outcomes through personalized and effective care. Our Chronic Care Management program offers patients a support system to navigate through chronic conditions just like they would in a primary care setup, now from their own homes. All of our services combined allow us to lessen our patient’s burden at a time when they need help the most.
Job Responsibilities: Conduct Telehealth assessments and evaluations on patients from our Sandy Springs office and also be willing to conduct in home/in person visits. This would include, but is not limited to:
Full time - 5 days a week - between 9:00am - 5:30pm
Past medical history
Review of symptoms
Checking vitals and conducting basic general physical examinations
Medication review and reconciliation
Alcohol and drug abuse screening
Formulate a list of current and past medical conditions using clinical knowledge and judgment and the findings of your assessment
Identify diagnoses to be used in care management and active medical management for purposes of treatment
Recommend appropriate measures, including medication prescriptions and skilled needs for the patient
Efficiently communicate findings in your assessment to the office/MD
Educate members on topics such as disease process and prevention, medication, and compliance
Comply with all HIPAA regulations and maintain security of protected health information (PHI)
Bilingual (Russian and English)
Home care or home visiting experience
Experience with Practice Fusion EHR
Current NP license, with no sanctions, restrictions, or provisions, in the state of Georgia
At least 1 year of clinical experience
Clinical background in adult, family or geriatric specialties
Experience working with an Electronic health record (EHR)
Effective communication skills are critical - ease of use with smartphone and email are required
Ability to work independently
Willingness to spend at least 30 minutes to 1.5 hours with a patient in their homes, which may or may not be in the presence of pets, and/or family members that are tobacco users
Able to navigate stairs and a variety of dwelling conditions and configurations
Ability to sit, stand and kneel as needed to perform physical assessments