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Lumeris

Lumeris

Illinois, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024

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Position:

Nurse Practitioner

Position Summary:

Responsible for providing exceptional care to patients in the comfort of their homes, both in person and virtually and to partnering with other value-based care team members. Plays a vital role in improving patient outcomes and ensuring continuity of care. In addition to delivering quality medical services, this role fosters a collaborative and patient-centered approach.

Job Description:

Primary Responsibilities

  • Delivers care to value-based patients.
  • Impacts value-based care initiatives, including effective utilization of data and analytics to improve patient outcomes.
  • Delivers comprehensive medical care to complex patients with multiple chronic diseases in the home setting and virtually, conducting thorough assessments, diagnosing illnesses, and developing an individualized plan of care.
  • Visits patients' place of residence to conduct physical examinations, order and interpret diagnostic tests, prescribe medications, and perform necessary procedures.
  • Utilizes telemedicine technology to conduct consultations, manage chronic conditions, acute changes, and provide follow-up care.
  • Collaborates with a clinical care team under the supervision of a Medical Director or Physician Leader, ensuring effective communication among team members and delivery of compassionate patient care that results in improved clinical outcomes and quality of care.
  • Provides patients and their caregivers with appropriate education and counseling on health-related topics, disease prevention, and lifestyle modifications to promote improved patient experience and outcomes.
  • Documents patient encounters, assessments, and treatment plans in an electronic health record (EHR) system, ensuring accuracy and compliance with established protocols and privacy regulations.
  • Manages improvement in health plan and system quality metrics and initiatives for high-risk patients, conducting clinical audits and staying up to date with best practices and medical advancements in clinical care.
  • Engages in ongoing professional development activities such as attending conferences, CMEs, seminars, and workshops to enhance medical knowledge and proficiency.
  • Establishes and maintains high standards of quality services including clinical practice standards.

Qualifications

  • Advanced degree, Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA), from an accredited institution, current national certification, and licensed to practice by the state of the designated work location
  • Prescriptive authority and other privileges for advanced tasks, as required by the state of the designated work location
  • Strong clinical skills and ability to manage a wide range of patient conditions and comorbidities
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to explain complex medical information in a clear and understandable manner
  • Proficiency in using electronic health record systems and other relevant technologies.
  • Ability to be committed to patient-centered care, quality improvement, and staying abreast of medical advancements, and best practices
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing patient needs and healthcare delivery models

Preferred:

  • 5+ years of direct patient care experience
  • Previous experience in value-based care
  • Previous experience in home-based care
  • Previous experience in Medicare
  • Previous experience in high functioning team-based care delivery models

Working Conditions

  • Ability to provide care to patients in their homes, both in person and virtually.
  • Ability to lift up to 20lbs. Moving lifting or transferring of patients may involve lifting of up to 50lbs as well as assist with weights of more than 100lbs. Ability to stand for extended periods.
  • Ability to drive to patient locations (ie. home, hospital, SNF, etc). Fine motor skills/visual acuity.

Disclaimer

  • The job description describes the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. The physical activities, demands and working conditions represent those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job duties and responsibilities.

Lumeris is an EEO/AA employer M/F/V/D.

The hiring range for this position is:

$113,800.00-$154,525.00


Factors that may be used to determine your actual pay rate include your specific skills, experience, qualifications, location, and comparison to other employees already in this role. This role may also be eligible for incentive compensation. At Lumeris, we are committed to providing a total rewards package that supports your overall well-being. Our benefits include medical, vision, dental, well-being programs, 401(k) with company matching, life insurance, paid time off including paid leave, and so much more. Learn more by visiting our Careers Page.

Member Facing Position:

Yes- Member or Patient Facing Position

Location:

Illinois

Time Type:

Part time

Lumeris and its partners are committed to protecting our high-risk members & prospects when conducting business in-person. All personnel who interact with at-risk members or prospects are required to have completed, at a minimum, the initial series of an approved COVID-19 vaccine. If this role has been identified as member-facing, proof of vaccination will be required as a condition of employment.