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Nurse Practitioner - New Jersey Bilingual Spanish - $10,000 Sign on Bonus

CareBridge

Remote
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Life Sciences R&D/Engineering
  • Industry: HealthCare Services
  • Post Date: 06/11/2024
  • Website: carebridgehealth.com
  • Company Address: 926 Main Street , Nashville, TN , 37206
  • Salary Range: $50,000 - $150,000

About CareBridge

CareBridge is the nation’s leading value-based care provider for members receiving home and community-based services (HCBS). CareBrige partners with managed Medicaid and Medicare plans to maximize the health, independence, and quality of life for members receiving HCBS. CareBridge’s solutions include 24/7 Member Support, Decision Support, Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) and Data Aggregation.

Job Description

The Nurse Practitioner for CareBridge is a key member of the clinical team and is responsible for providing primary and urgent health care primarily via telehealth modalities to patients who receive Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) through state Medicaid programs.  The Provider works closely with the family, natural supports, paid caregivers, specialty, and primary care physicians to provide virtual and occasional in-person care, aimed at ensuring patients receive the necessary care to keep them home. 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide compassionate care to diverse patients and their families.
  • Manage the care of individuals with a multitude of health problems ranging from primary care to urgent care issues.
  • Thrive as a member of the interdisciplinary team and facilitate the continuum of care.
  • Deliver cost-effective, high-quality care to patients.
  • Perform follow up and check in with patients to monitors chronic conditions to minimize exacerbations or treat in place.
  • Completes unplanned, urgent, and/or emergent contacts as needed to meet patient needs.
  • Adjusts visit frequency and schedule based upon patient needs.
  • Addresses Advance Care Planning proactively; identifies surrogate decision maker (POA, Health Proxy, etc.).
  • Manages patient’s medical care as appropriate including:
    • Orders and monitors of diagnostics including laboratory studies, radiological studies, etc.
    • Refers to appropriate specialists or community services, i.e. Therapy, DME
    • Addresses recommended preventive and quality measures; acts to close or facilitate potential care gaps
    • Identifies, assesses, diagnoses, treats acute changes of condition
  • Manages medication therapy effectively:
    • Reviews and reconciles medications each visit
    • Avoids high-risk medications
    • Prescribes medication, adjusts dosages, discontinues medications as appropriate
    • Simplifies medication regimen for improved adherence and safety
  • Communicates effectively with entire care team including the patient’s community primary care provider and health plan care/service coordinator.
  • Provides effective patient education using the Teach Back technique.
  • Documents all patient encounters (in-home and telephonic) per documentation standards.
  • Participates in clinical case conferences.
  • Participates in on-call coverage for patient care.
  • Maintains excellent punctuality and attendance during work hours.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Holds active, unencumbered Advanced Practice license
  • Credentialed in adult, family, or geriatric care Has active DEA license
  • Preference for: Developmental Disabilities Nurse certification
  • Experience in care of adult, chronically ill patients
  • Two or more years of practice experience of adult and chronic conditions
  • Working knowledge of computers and ability to document effectively and efficiently in an electronic system
  • Preference given to NPs with active DEA, NPI and Medicaid #

 

 Those who thrive at CareBridge tend to possess these qualities:

  • An entrepreneurial spirit. Must be a tenacious self-starter.
  • Flexible and adaptable to a constantly changing workload.
  • Must enjoy working in a fast-paced environment.
  • A sense of humor and a down-to-earth nature.

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