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Nurse Practitioner- Field

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  • CA, Cerritos

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This position requires driving and in-person visits to patient homes in the Los Angeles County, CA areas (Cerritos and surrounding areas )
 

CareMore is a proud member of the Elevance Health family of brands, offering clinical programs and primary care. We are a team of committed clinicians and business leaders passionate about transforming American healthcare delivery.
 
Nurse Practitioner: Home-based Care
 
The Field Nurse Practitioner is responsible for :

  • providing in-person and virtual healthcare services to patients at home, in collaboration with the attending physician, through advanced assessment and identification of health states including abnormal conditions, diagnosis, treatment and evaluation.

This team member will deliver a mix of home-based palliative care, chronic disease management for homebound patients, and higher acuity “Hospital at Home” care to complex patients.  

Responsible for :

  • collaborating with 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. 

 
How will you make an impact:

  • Utilize evidence-based clinical practice standards to provide direct clinical services for patients within prescribed guidelines, within the scope of practice, and under supervision of a collaborating physician
  • Acquire patient health histories, performing physical examinations, ordering and interpreting complex diagnostics, and making critical decisions regarding a wide variety of health situations, including high risk and crisis situations
  • Perform health assessments, specialized risk assessments, and developing plans of care for patients facing acute and chronic and health conditions. 
  • Make routine in-person (and virtual) visits to patient homes as clinically necessary and in accordance with Medicare guidelines 
  • Document encounters precisely and timely on the appropriate EHR system, and clearly communicating plans of care and/or any changes of condition to patients and team members.  
  • Participate in Rotating On-Call program which may include after-hours, weekend and holidays 

 
Minimum Requirements:

  • Requires an MS in Nursing and minimum of 1 year 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 the state of California is required .
  • Prescribing or furnishing authority/DEA licensure in good standing
  • Must be flexible with local traveling within the assigned region for daily home visits and covering assignments for teammates in case of emergency.
  • For CareMore business units, satisfactory completion of a Tuberculosis test is a requirement for this position.

 
Preferred Skills, Capabilities and Experiences:

  • Minimum of 2-3 years of practicing Nurse Practitioner experience; experience with complex care.
  • 2-5 years of experience working in an acute care settings such as ICU, CCU, telemetry, emergency medicine is a plus. 
  • Proficient in use of EMR and other technology use. 

Please be advised that Elevance Health only accepts resumes from agencies that have a signed agreement with Elevance Health. Accordingly, Elevance Health is not obligated to pay referral fees to any agency that is not a party to an agreement with Elevance Health. Thus, any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Elevance Health.

Be part of an Extraordinary Team

Elevance Health is a health company dedicated to improving lives and communities – and making healthcare simpler. Previously known as Anthem, Inc., we have evolved into a company focused on whole health and updated our name to better reflect the direction the company is heading.

We are looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve. You will thrive in a complex and collaborative environment where you take action and ownership to solve problems and lead change. Do you want to be part of a larger purpose and an evolving, high-performance culture that empowers you to make an impact?

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.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Elevance Health. We require all new candidates to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide – and Elevance Health approves – a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Elevance Health is able to reasonably accommodate. Elevance Health will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Elevance Health has been named as a Fortune Great Place To Work in 2021, is ranked as one of the 2021 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a Top 20 Fortune 500 Companies on Diversity and Inclusion. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at careers.ElevanceHealth.com. 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 ability@icareerhelp.com for assistance.

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