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Family Nurse Practitioner – Paragon Healthcare

  • Job Family: MED > Licensed Nurse
  • Type: Full time
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  • Reference: JR117305

Location:

  • TX, SUGAR LAND

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Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)– Paragon Infusion Centers

A proud member of the Elevance Health family of companies, Paragon Healthcare brings over 20 years in providing life-saving and life-giving infusible and injectable drug therapies through our specialty pharmacies, our infusion centers, and the home setting.

Location : Sugarland, TX

Clinic Hours: 8am – 5pm

Onsite position, Monday – Friday

The Family Nurse Practitioner – Paragon Infusion Centers is responsible providing for the health care needs of patients in collaboration with a physician, through advanced assessment and identification of health states including abnormal conditions, diagnosing, treatment therapies and/or evaluation. Performs care in a specialty area such as cardiology, pulmonology, neurology, rheumatology, gastroenterology, etc

How You Will Make an Impact

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Utilizes evidence-based clinical practice standards to provide direct clinical services for patients within prescribed guidelines and physician instructions.

  • Acts independently to perform physical assessments, diagnostic functions, specialized risk assessments, and make critical decisions regarding a wide variety of health situations, including high risk and crisis situations.

  • Acquires patient health histories and evaluates patient, performing physical examinations. Orders, interprets and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patients’ clinical problems and health care needs. .

  • Discusses case with physician.

  • Formulates and documents care plan.

  • Prescribes medication, therapies an/or other forms of treatment.

  • Evaluates the patient’s response to therapy.

  • Collaborate with clinical team to promote patient flow as needed, such as IV insertion, medications mixing, injections and pumps management.

  • Administer medications, including via orally, injectables, subcutaneous pumps, IV pumps.

  • Participate in inventory processes, such as receiving and documenting medication/supply shipments.

  • Work interdepartmentally to progress new referrals.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Requires an MS in Nursing and minimum of 2 years of related experience with clinical emphasis for nurse practitioner; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

  • Current unrestricted RN license and NP license in applicable state required.

  • Certification in a specialty or minimum of 1 year experience in a specialty area, such as cardiology, dermatology, orthopedics, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Certification highly preferred.

  • BLS certification highly preferred.

  • Minimum of 1 year infusion experience preferred.

  • Minimum of 1 year IV insertion experience preferred.

  • Minimum of 1 year experience in a specialty area, such as family medicine, internal medicine, rheumatology, or endocrinology preferred.

  • Satisfactory completion of a Tuberculosis test is a requirement for this position and Hepatitis B vaccine or signed waiver.


 

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Who We Are

Elevance Health is a health company dedicated to improving lives and communities – and making healthcare simpler. We are a Fortune 25 company with a longstanding history in the healthcare industry, looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve.

How We Work

At Elevance Health, we are creating a culture that is designed to advance our strategy but will also lead to personal and professional growth for our associates. Our values and behaviors are the root of our culture. They are how we achieve our strategy, power our business outcomes and drive our shared success - for our consumers, our associates, our communities and our business.

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

Elevance Health operates in a Hybrid Workforce Strategy. Unless specified as primarily virtual by the hiring manager, associates are required to work at an Elevance Health location at least once per week, and potentially several times per week. Specific requirements and expectations for time onsite will be discussed as part of the hiring process. Candidates must reside within 50 miles or 1-hour commute each way of a relevant Elevance Health location.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Elevance Health. We require all new candidates in certain patient/member-facing roles to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide an acceptable explanation. Elevance Health will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Elevance Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact elevancehealthjobssupport@elevancehealth.comfor assistance.

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