Company: Element Care
Posted on: November 18, 2022
The Nurse Practitioner participates as a member of the PACE
Interdisciplinary Team in the planning, implementation and
evaluation of care plans that meet the objectives, standards and
policies of the PACE model of care. The Nurse Practitioner
collaborates with the Medical Doctors at the site to provide
comprehensive primary care to the participants. This position is
full time Monday thru Friday 8am to 4pm with no weekend or holiday
Nurse Practitioner conducts initial examinations of all new
participant and quarterly examinations thereafter, for the first
year of enrollment.
Evaluates participants for episodic visits, acute illnesses and
follow-ups of hospitalizations.
Nurse Practitioner makes nursing home visits in accordance with the
state nursing home requirements and as needed.
Makes home visits as needed acutely or in chronic situations when
participants are home bound.
Participates in the After Hours On-Call Coverage.
Provides appropriate health care teaching to patients, their
families and caregivers, as well as to other members of the
Nurse Practitioner adheres to the standards set forth in the
Element Care NP/MD Collaborative Practice Guide.
Completes appropriate, accurate, timely documentation, onsite and
Ensures that duties are accomplished in a fiscally responsible
manner adhering to established budgetary constraints.
Nurse Practitioner ensures that all interactions with clients are
conducted in a manner that adheres to the highest standards of care
for all Element Care clients.
Ability to pass a fit test. Position requires mask where seal is
critical. Incumbent is required to not have facial hair that
interferes with a tight seal of the respirator.
Frequent local travel.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Master of Science Degree in Nursing (MSN).
Current Board Certification as a Nurse Practitioner in the
Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Massachusetts and DEA Prescription Privileges.
Credentialed for the Element Care affiliate Long Term Care
Current CPR Certification.
Minimum of one (1) year working with a geriatric population.
Ability to convey information clearly and succinctly with all
employees, so that relevant information is communicated
appropriately and in a timely manner.
Ability to lead independently and to be able to work well with
Ability to work within a team concept and to be considerate of
co-workers and colleagues.
Ability to pay attention to detail, to be a self-starter, and to
complete tasks on time.
Ability to be able to quickly recognize situations/problems before
they become acute, and to be able to implement effective solutions
and understand consequences.
Proof of Covid vaccines required.
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