Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care (NP)

New Haven County, CT

Department: Nurse Job Number: 5364

Title: Home-Based Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

Location: New Haven County, CT

Industry: Healthcare

Occupational Category: Nurse

Hours: Full-time

Description: Our client, a revolutionary and community-focused in-home medical care network by mobile providers, is seeking to hire a Home-Based Primary Care Nurse Practitioner. The Nurse Practitioner will provide care to patients who face economic and social challenges in addition to having mental and physical health needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Accompany panel members for primary care and provide clinical support to the interdisciplinary care teams.
  • Promote an understanding of their innovative business model, facilitate collaboration, and promote shared decision making.
  • Make urgent medical/behavioral health visits when needed and/or telephone calls for members on your panel to ensure timely and appropriate medical care in order to avoid patient hospitalization.
  • Perform post-discharge visits for members who have been recently discharged from either an acute care facility or skilled nursing facility to decrease risk of readmission.
  • Foster long-lasting and trusting relationships with patients, as well as their families and/or caregivers.
  • Monitor and address clinical quality gaps in care.
  • Connect with patients and partners in an unbiased and empathetic manner to ensure their needs are being met.
  • Utilize a custom-built care facilitation platform to collect data, organize information, track tasks, and communicate with staff, members, and family.
  • Attend external meetings and maintain professional credentialing and CME standards.
  • Serve as a mentor to other team members to help promote accountability, reliability, and independence.  Offer teaching opportunities and in-services as able.
  • Assist management and leadership with the development, refinement, and enhancement of clinical programs, initiatives, processes, policies, workflows, and projects.

Education Requirements:

  • Valid NP certification in the state of CT.
  • AANC or AANP certification
  • Connecticut Controlled Substance Registration
  • DEA Controlled Substances Registration
  • Certified in Basic Life Support

Desired Skills:

  • Experience providing direct care to underserved population, particularly seniors and individuals with disabilities
  • Unrestricted Connecticut Driver s License and Car
  • Bilingual
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