Wellness Clinic NP/PA
March 13, 2019
Highland Main Office & Urgent CareRedlands Beaver Advantage Health Center
Practitioner [NP] or Physician Assistant [PA] is responsible for providing annual
wellness visits to patients with Capitated (HMO) insurance.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Duties include the following; other duties may be
Review patient records to determine health status.
Recognize risk adjusting diagnoses.
Perform physical exams including health history.
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.
clinical problems and patient health care needs. Records physical findings and documents a
comprehensive assessment of the patient’s chronic medical conditions.
psychosocial, cognitive and personal assets and limitations of patient; plan
care to address these needs.
discussion on advanced care planning and advance directives.
interprets, and evaluates appropriate diagnostic tests to identify and assess the
chronic medical conditions. Orders appropriate referrals, immunization and
screening tests as medically indicated.
on their chronic conditions and how to maintain and improve the patient’s
Make referrals within the clinic and to community
agencies, services and providers as necessary to meet home care or other health
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.
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.