Anthem, Inc. SNF Nurse Practitioner in Riverside, California
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CareMore is entering a new growth phase, as a proven care delivery model for the highest-risk. We are a team of committed clinicians and business leaders passionate about transforming American healthcare delivery. We build and lead integrated, multi-disciplinary clinical teams to care for the most complex patients and currently serve nearly 200,000 patients in 30+ states across Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial populations. We strive for excellence and have achieved significant and measurable improvement in total cost of care, clinical outcomes, and experience. As an Anthem subsidiary, we benefit from the scale and resources one of America’s largest managed healthcare organizations.
About the Field Advanced Practice Provider Role:
Our Nurse Practitioners play a vital role at CareMore – and this is an ideal choice for the individual who has the passion, devotion, and desire to impact the lives of the patients and families we serve as primary care providers. Our NPs collaborate with our Lead Physicians, the patient’s other physicians and providers, and their family members to develop complex plans of care and provide primary care services in accordance with the patient’s health status and overall goals and values. In addition, our NPs take part in interdisciplinary team meetings, call schedules and scheduled in-service and education sessions.
This position is a field based role that will cover the Upland, CA area and potentially also the Apple Valley area at times. 75% of the time will be in the field visiting patients at skilled nursing facilities. There may be times this position would see discharged patients and other patients at the Upland clinic if needed.
What you’ll be doing:
You’ll be providing the CareMore services in skilled nursing facilities, traveling within your designated territory to provide compassionate and comprehensive primary care to patients daily.
This means you will develop and implement clinical plans of care for adult patients facing chronic and complex conditions (e.g., co-morbid medical and mental health diagnoses, limited personal resources, chronic medical conditions.) You will gather history and physical exam and diagnostics as needed, and then develop and implement treatment plans given the patient’s goals of care and current conditions.
An important element of the role is the ability to meet the patient’s and family’s physical and psychosocial needs with support and input from the CareMore inter-disciplinary team.
Our NPs educate patients and families about medication usage, side effects, illness progression, diet and nutrition, medical adherence and crisis anticipation and prevention.
Each day, you will be in contact with other CareMore clinical team members, patients’ other physicians and patients’ other medical providers to coordinate optimal care and resources for the patient and his or her family – in a timely basis and consistent with state regulations and CareMore Health standards and policy.
Each day, you’ll maintain patient medical records and medical documentation consistent with state regulations and CareMore Health standards and policy through our EMR system.
Participate in continuing education as required by the state where you reside.
Prescribe medication as permitted by your state prescribing authority.
Other related duties as deemed necessary.
Family or Adult Nurse Practitioner with appropriate certification and licensure in the state where you reside is required
2+ years of experience in primary care, home-based services, complex cases, and hospice and/or palliative care is preferred; some bedside hospital, oncology, ER or ICU experience is highly preferred.
Possession of DEA registration or eligibility required
CPR certification required
Reliable automobile, valid driver’s license and minimum state required liability auto insurance
National ceritificvation: Geriatric preferred.
Mileage is reimbursed if you travel in your personal vehicle to scheduled appointments daily.
Experience working with EMR (Electronic Medical Records) systems is preferred.
Excellent oral and written communication skills to ensure that each of your interactions with patients, family caregivers, clinicians, and team members is effective and meaningful.
Bi-lingual English / Spanish a plus.
Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2018 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at careers.antheminc.com. An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.