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Nurse Practitioner - Family Medicine - Nurse Practitioner

Company: QuadMed - Newport News, VA - QuadMed
Location: Newport News
Posted on: September 10, 2019

Job Description:

Nearly thirty years ago, QuadMed was born out of the idea that health care should be simple. By providing employers and their employees with quality onsite and near-site primary care, with a focus on wellness and prevention, we make a culture of health and well-being possible. Our caregivers working as a team, and with ample appointment times, have the opportunity to build meaningful patient relationships that produce measurable health improvement results. We're proud to be a nationally recognized leader committed to transforming health care for the better. At QuadMed you can showcase your skills and your passion for patient care.

Position Overview:

QuadMed is currently seeking a full time Family Nurse Practitioner for our QuadMed Health and Wellness Center in Newport News, VA.

QuadMed provides workplace solutions on a national level to employers of all sizes. Our Health and Wellness Centers provide medical, laboratory, pharmacy, fitness, and rehabilitation services along with coordinated care through relationships with local hospitals, providers, and specialists. Our health care model is structured to maximize the provider and patient encounter time and develop a long term professional relationship. Other important aspects of our healthcare model is focusing on preventative care, population health, wellness initiatives, and developing a PCMH for our patients. We are continuously innovating and investing in new programs, services and technologies that will help us provide better patient experience for the employee populations we serve. This is demonstrated by our investments in new health delivery and care platforms such as genetic screening, telemedicine, remote monitoring and medical home devices. This individual will be a highly motivated, quality-conscious healthcare professional with the ability to work in an environment where one-on-one time with patients and positive outcomes are the ultimate measurement of success. Under the supervision and prescriptive authority of the Physician, the NP will operate independently and is responsible for the delivery of health care and patient care management. The NP is responsible for the delivery of a broad range of medical services, including taking medical histories, conducting physical examinations, ordering diagnostic tests, administering treatments, monitoring patients, prescribing medications, consulting physicians, and counseling and educating patients.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Provides comprehensive clinical patient care through interviewing, examining and treating associates and their dependents in order to meet their health and wellness needs. Prescribes appropriate medical treatment and clinical medications for patients and orders studies, tests and ancillary care services as required.

Records physical findings, and formulates plan and prognosis, based on patient's condition, with documentation in the medical record

Knowledge of a variety of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment, the desired effects, side effects, and complications of their use as well as the accurate administration of the pharmacologic agent

Educates patients and/or families about preventive care,wellness, medical issues, and use of prescribed medical treatments and/or medications

Performs physical examinations and preventive health measures within evidence based and best practice guidelines

Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patients' clinical problems and health care needs

Demonstrates knowledge of growth and development, and pathophysiology of disease processes, specific to age groups served

Follows all established rules and guidelines of evidence based care and best clinical practice

Regularly reviews chronic medical conditions that require ongoing medical attention by accessing available registry tools

Educates patients on wellness, prevention and early detection by providing materials and resources to the patients and families

Works in an independent and interdependent relationship with members of the medical staff, which allows for consultation, collaboration, or referral .

May refer patients to physician for consultation or to specialized health resources for treatment

Refers to appropriate specialists outside the health center in a medically appropriate and efficient manner

Practices in a collaborative fashion consistent with the concept of a patient centered medical home, consulting and collaborating with the oversight physician as needed regarding patient care, assessment, and education issues

Refers patients to and utilizes unique internal associates' benefits and resources to maximize health outcomes

Demonstrates exceptional and effective collaborative partnership and communication style with both patients and staff

Actively engage in quality improvement, leadership and compliance.

Participates in quality improvement, continuing education, and other patient care programs established by the health center requirements for QuadMed

Assists in the resolution of complaints, requests, and inquiries from patients, QuadMed, and clients

Maintains confidentiality of all patient and organization information, and follows federal and state regulations and organization policies regarding protection of patient information.

Effectively communicates with patients through technology to include email, video, telephonic, and text while complying with QuadMed policy and practices

Demonstrates knowledge of current and emerging trends in technologies, techniques, issues and approaches in area of expertise

Demonstrates the ability to maintain quality, safety, and infection control standards

Demonstrates the ability to remain calm and effective in emergency situations and establish a leadership role in an emergency

JOB REQUIREMENTS Appropriate education and/or experience may be substituted on an equivalent basis Education: The successful candidate will have completed a Master's Degree level Nurse Practitioner program from an accredited college/university.

Experience: The ideal candidate will have at least three years primary care practice experience, the ability to work independently, and experience working with an Electronic Medical Record (EMR). Experience working with pediatric patients in some locations Certain clients and health centers may require travel Certain clients and health centers may require phlebotomy Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Active and unrestricted applicable licensure

CPR Certification

NPI & DEA

Current National Board Certification

BLS-Certification

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Bilingual Spanish in some locations

ADDITIONAL COMPANY INFORMATION We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more. In select states, patient care is provided by an independent physician-owned corporation.

Keywords: QuadMed - Newport News, VA - QuadMed, Newport News , Nurse Practitioner - Family Medicine - Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Newport News, Virginia

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