Job ID: 289781418
Last Updated: 9/18/2019
APC - Population Health
Job Summary and Responsibilities
This position works under the supervision of the Medical Director for Hospital and Supportive Medicine in the planning, implementation and evaluation of medical and nursing care for patients with complex care needs. The Care Manager - Nurse Practitioner assesses the physical condition of patients by performing and obtaining comprehensive or problem-focused physical examinations and medical histories. The Care Manager orders, collects, interprets, and evaluates laboratory and other diagnostic tests to assess patient problems and health care needs. The Care Manager may prescribe and/or recommend medical drug therapies or other forms of related therapeutic treatments and procedures in accordance with approved protocols/policy and with attention to efficacy, safety, and cost. The Care Manager formulates and implements comprehensive outcomes-based patient care plans based on patient assessments, scientific rationale, standards of care, and professional practice guidelines. The Care Manger initiates timely consultation and referral when the problem exceeds the scope of practice and/or expertise.
Graduate from an Accredited Masters of Science in Nursing Program.
3 years related work experience.
Licensed or willing to be licensed in the State of Texas.
Board Certified and or Board Eligible.
Current DEA license.
BCLS and ACLS
Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally.
Must be able to work with hours that sometimes vary, make home visits and travel in the greater Houston area daily. Some evenings and weekend work will be required.
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