U.S. Medical Management (USMM) is an affiliate of a leading Fortune 100 company. A national organization built on a continuum of care with premier healthcare providers, clinicians and patient focused individuals working together. Our Mission Through Compassionate Patient-Centered Care in the Home; We will Provide Exceptional Outcomes across our Continuum of Services Visiting Physicians Association, Pinnacle Senior Care, Grace Hospice, Comfort Hospice, Home DME & our In Home Health Assessments (IHA).
Our Values of Integrity, Respect, Teamwork & Excellence are leading us to a better tomorrow for patient care. Our Purposes Centered on We are Unified in our Work through our Continuum of Services We can Find Comfort that We are Making a Difference for our Patients & We make a Broader Positive Impact on Society, allows USMM to be poised for a phenomenal future.
We are seeking candidates who desire the experience of delivering quality & compassionate healthcare within proven care models with patients at the forefront of everything we do.
The Nurse Practitioner delivers primary health care and patient care management in a residential setting, within the scope of practice for a Nurse Practitioner, as delegated by the collaborative Physician.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Oversees performance of assigned Medical Assistant
Takes history, examines, determines diagnoses and treats scheduled patients
Provides written documentation of patient visit, per NCQA standards
Takes patient vital signs, as necessary, if Medical Assistant is unable to obtain
Performs phlebotomy (Venipuncture only), as necessary, if Medical Assistant is unable to complete draw. Performs injections and/or immunizations. May perform ECG, Holter and/or Pulse Oximetry occasionally
Instructs patients/caregivers on proper medication and treatment regimens
Performs minor surgeries as necessary, limited to I&D, removal of foreign body, suture removal, minor lacerations, minor aspiration
Works with Patient Care Coordinator to assure orders and referrals are properly/timely placed
Communicates with patients, caregivers, agency nurses, other providers and vendors as necessary to assure proper diagnosis and treatment
Performs all clinical duties while observing OSHA Universal Precautions
Maintains patient confidentiality
Attends required meetings and in-services and participates in committees, as requested
Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional licenses and affiliations
Performs related work as required
REQUIRED Knowledge, Skills, and Experience
Active CPR Certification
Licensed as a NP in the State where VPA office located
Federal DEA License/eligibility
Geriatric training/experience preferred