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In this role, you will conduct in-home health assessments on enrolled Medicare Advantage members within a geographic area of responsibility. While the average visit is 45-60 minutes, the nature of the House Calls visit can vary and could include performing an annual health assessment, a post discharge visit, or visiting more complex members more than once per year.
Conduct in-home assessments on health plan members. The House Calls Assessment includes:
Past medical history
Review of symptoms
Responsible for checking vitals, conducting a physical exam that includes monofilament test, urine dipstick, and foot exam (as appropriate)
Identify diagnoses to be used in care management and active medical management in the furtherance of treatment
Formulate a list of current and past medical conditions using clinical knowledge and judgment and the findings of your assessment
Communicate findings in your assessment that will be used to inform the PCP of potential gaps in care
Educate members on topics such as disease process, medication, and compliance
Comply with all HIPAA regulations and maintain security of protected health information (PHI)
Current, unrestricted NP license in the state of assignment or the ability to obtain
1 year clinical experience in highest level of education OR 3 years' experience as a Registered Nurse
Nurse Practitioner national certification as ANP, FNP, or GNP required or the ability to obtain
A clinical background in adult, family or geriatric specialties
Past experience working in a nursing home or with seniors in other settings
Computer literate and able navigate the internet
Ability to spend at least 1 hour with a member in their home, which may be in understaffed or remote areas, in the presence of pets, or members / family members that are tobacco users
Ability to lift 30 pound bag in and out of car and up and down steps
Ability to navigate stairs and a variety of dwelling conditions and configurations
Ability to sit, stand and kneel as needed to perform physical assessment
Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and / or patient sites within a designated area
Ability to obtain DEA licensure / Prescriptive Authority post-hire in states where applicable
Experience in gerontology, cardiology, internal medicine, or endocrinology a plus
Home care or home visit experience
Knowledgeable in regards to standard of care of common chronic health conditions as well as health promotion and prevention guidelines
Ability to follow established dress code
Effective communication skills with the geriatric or Medicare population
Ability to navigate on the internet and work with personal computer
Ability to work independently
Dependable and reliable
Transforming health care and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life's best work.(sm)
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