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Beaver Medical Group

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Position Details

Wellness Clinic NP/PA

Last Updated:
March 13, 2019
Employment Type:
Full-Time
Location(s):
Highland Main Office & Urgent Care
Redlands Beaver Advantage Health Center
Description:

The Nurse Practitioner [NP] or Physician Assistant [PA] is responsible for providing annual wellness visits to patients with Capitated (HMO) insurance.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Duties include the following; other duties may be assigned.)

Review patient records to determine health status. Recognize risk adjusting diagnoses.

Perform physical exams including health history.

Performs the Annual Wellness visit, including interpretation of Mini-Cog, depression screening, PFT, monofilament testing and Quantaflo testing.

Review and order appropriate testing to meet the 5-star and Quality measures, as outlined by CMS and the Health Plans.

Assess patient clinical problems and patient health care needs.  Records physical findings and documents a comprehensive assessment of the patient’s chronic medical conditions.

Assess psychosocial, cognitive and personal assets and limitations of patient; plan care to address these needs.

Initiates discussion on advanced care planning and advance directives.

Orders, interprets, and evaluates appropriate diagnostic tests to identify and assess the chronic medical conditions. Orders appropriate referrals, immunization and screening tests as medically indicated.

Educates patients on their chronic conditions and how to maintain and improve the patient’s health.

Make referrals within the clinic and to community agencies, services and providers as necessary to meet home care or other health needs.

Documents the patient’s chronic conditions, including appropriate HCC coding.

Communicate with the patients’ primary care physician and the coding team.

Proficient with the medical group’s EMR [Moving to Epic late 2019]

Consults with supervising physicians per departmental, group, and Medical Board guidelines.

Maintains medical records in compliance with Medical Group requirements including but not limited to dictation, written notes, and the use of an EMR.

Qualifications:

Minimum requirements include a BS in related field; completion of a Nurse Practitioner program of study which meets Board Standards as specified in Article 8, Section 1484 of the California Nursing PracticeAct; current State of CA licensure to practice as a Nurse Practitioner; and current CPR certification.  Preferred achievements include twelve months prior outpatient, clinical experience as a NP/PA; prior knowledge of the CMS and HHS risk adjustment models and demonstrated ability in patient relations and communication skills.

CA License

ACLS/BLS