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Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner - Field Based (Physician Assistant )

Company: Necnic Group
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Hospice/Palliative Medicine opening in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Advanced Practice Provider - Field Based

Locations: Bridgeport, CT New Haven, CT South Windsor, CT

Responsible for collaborating with company physicians, the patient s other physicians and providers, and their family members to develop complex plans of care in accordance with the patient s health status and overall goals and values. Provides clinical and non-clinical support to patients in palliative care within a designated territory.
How will you make an impact:
--- Provides services in home settings to provide care to patients.
--- Develops and implements 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.).
--- Gathers history and physical exam and diagnostics as needed, and then develops and implements treatment plans given the patient s goals of care and current conditions.
--- Meets the patient s and family s physical and psychosocial needs with support and input from the company s inter-disciplinary team.
--- Educates patients and families about medication usage, side effects, illness progression, diet and nutrition, medical adherence and crisis anticipation and prevention.
--- Maintains contact with other 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 company health standards and policy.
--- Maintains patient medical records and medical documentation consistent with state regulations and company standards and policy.
--- Participates in continuing education as required by state. Prescribes medication as permitted by state prescribing authority.
Minimum Requirements:
--- Requires current unrestricted Nurse Practitioner (NP) license or Physician Assistant (PA) license in applicable state(s).
--- Possession of DEA registration or eligibility required.
--- CPR certification required.
--- Travel required.
Preferred Skills, Capabilities and Experiences:
--- 1-2 years of experience in home-based services, complex care cases, and hospice and/or palliative care preferred. --- New grads accepted --- Bedside hospital, oncology, emergency room (ER) or intensive care unit (ICU) experience highly preferred. Experience working with Electronic Medical Records (EMR) preferred.
--- Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred.
Travel Requirements: --- Home visits will occur in or within an hour (or more) radius of primary location
--- Reimbursement for mileage and tolls
Competitive compensation and benefits package

Keywords: Necnic Group, Bridgeport , Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner - Field Based (Physician Assistant ), Healthcare , Bridgeport, Connecticut

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