TeamHealth

Job ID: 289781418  |  Last Updated: 9/18/2019

APC - Population Health

Employer
Kelsey-Seybold Clinic
Location
Houston, TX
Applicant Contact
Karen Simien

Job Description

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.

Qualifications
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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