LHC Group Nurse Practitioner - London/Corbin, KY in London, Kentucky
The Advanced Care House Calls (ACHC) Provider (Nurse Practitioner) position manages the primary medical care in the individual homes of our current and future base of patients. Primary medical care includes, but is not limited to: MD2U provider visits to a patient’s home, coordinating community resources, utilizing home health agencies for nursing, therapies, and social services, ordering appropriate diagnostic exams such as laboratory tests and medical imaging, ordering durable medical equipment and meeting the needs of a complex patient population. They will work with Patient Care Coordinators and other office staff to provide the best possible patient care. Providers are required to follow all of the rules, regulations and standards as defined by the state in which they practice to meet the requirement to practice medicine as a medical doctor, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant. Providers will follow-up with their collaborating physician daily when necessary and will meet as scheduled to discuss specific concerns.
ACHC is a part of LHC Group, the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people.
Coordinate scheduling of patient appointments with Patient Care Coordinators, giving insight related to coverage area, zip codes, patient locations and information vital to locating the residence of a patient.
Visiting patients in their homes in predetermined coverage areas to provide primary medical care to every patient. This includes assessment, diagnosis and management of multiple medical conditions.
Document all activity related to patient care in electronic charting system, including visits, orders, contact with additional resources, conversations with patients or other agencies, as well as any other information relative to patient care and well being.
Available by phone whenever possible during scheduled working hours, usually between 8am to 5pm Monday through Friday. If not available by phone, communication with office staff is necessary to establish availability.
Prompt and timely response to emails and phone messages from office staff, management, home health agencies and colleagues about patient care. Monitoring emails and phone calls throughout the day to keep lines of communication open at all times.
Staying up to date with current practice guidelines to provide the latest and best possible patient care to all patients.
Participation in afterhours call rotation for the territory in which they see patients, following policy and procedure in regards to requesting time off from the call rotation.
Report any problems related to territory, Provider performance, office performance or other concerns promptly to MD2U management.
Market MD2U services in their territory when needed with the goal of extending services to all potential patients in their area.
Complete special projects as assigned.
Attends Company and industry-related meetings, as required.
Establishes individual goals which are aligned with the Company's business strategies and objectives.
Functions as a contributing member of the department's team and other teams, as assigned.
Performs other duties as assigned by executive leadership.
Master’s Degree in Nursing; Certified as a Nurse practitioner from a national certifying body or completion of an accredited Physician Assistant Program.
Proficient in Microsoft Office products.
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Location : Facility Name Advanced Care House Calls
Requisition ID 2019-44623
Location : Postal Code 40741
Position Type Full-Time
Work Schedule Normal (Based on FT, PT, PRN)
Location : City London
Location : State/Province KY
An equal opportunity employer
LHC Group is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status or any other legally protected status. To learn more about the opportunities for you with LHC Group and our affiliates, contact one of our Human Resources team members at 1.866.LHC.Group.
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