Essential Functions and Responsibilities of the Job
Provide history and physical as appropriate for each patient
Effectively identify, evaluate, and address acute health conditions as well as disease prevention and health promotion issues.
Ability to perform many procedures, including wound closure, I&D, foreign body removal, slit lamp exam, etc.
Maintains legible, accurate and confidential medical records. Documents all medical evaluations, diagnoses, procedures, treatments, outcomes, education, referrals and consultation.
Refer, as necessary certain medically necessary non-emergent hospital and specialty services
Coordinate and direct appropriate care for member by means of an initial diagnosis and treatment, obtaining second opinions as necessary and consultation with contracted specialists
Follow-up on referrals made to specialists to assess the results of the care, medication regimen and special treatment and ensure continuous care
Establish procedures to contact members when they miss appointments, require re-scheduling for additional visits, or confirming referrals to a specialist for care
Coordinate member discharge planning and referrals for other service
Submit services with the usual and customary billed charges in a timely fashion.
Responsible for a mental health assessment, ruling out mental disorders due to a general medical condition, ruling out substance related disorders and identifying general medical conditions that cause or exacerbate psychological symptoms.
Document all mental health services provided to members in the medical chart, including referrals to out of plan mental health providers
Essential Job Outcomes
Provide high quality patient care that is guided by protocols and standardized procedures
Able to multi-task and remain professional in a high-stress environment
Demonstrates excellent customer service skills
3 years related experience as a Family Nurse Practitioner or PA in an Urgent Care or Emergency room setting
California RN-Nurse Practitioner Licensure or PA
Must possess current California RN, NP, NP Furnishing and DEA certifications
National Certification in related specialty (eg. Family Nurse Practitioner)
NPI and DEA
Memorialcare Health System