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Nurse Practitioner

TALENT Software Services Newport News Full-time

Nurse Practitioner
Ready to have your nights and weekends back? Our Nurse Practitioners support our enrolled geriatric participants Monday through Friday 8 to 5pm.

The Nurse Practitioner provides primary care to participants by evaluating participant physical complaints and providing appropriate treatment. The Nurse Practitioner functions beyond as an advanced practice nurse and as an integral member of the interdisciplinary team. Physical attendance at an CLIENT facility and/or an CLIENT participant home is essential to performing the job duties.
  • Evaluates participants and documents information in participant's chart.
  • Performs physical examination and orders and interprets diagnostic tests.
  • Performs blood draws, EKG's, dressing changes and any other nursing interventions as needed.
  • Formulates an assessment of participant's condition and provides a treatment plan, including writing prescription(s) and providing ongoing follow-up of condition. Provides alternative methods of therapy to participants as appropriate.
  • Educates staff, participants and caregivers regarding healthcare issues and treatments.
  • Manages acute and long-term medical needs of participants in collaboration with other primary care providers and oversees the care eds of participants in nursing homes, homes, Assisted Living Facilities and/or group clinic settings.
  • Provides emotional and spiritual support to participants.
  • Provides management of medical emergencies as needs dictate.
  • Ensures appropriate and timely documentation of medical care in the participant's medical record, in compliance with CLIENT Greater PACE documentation policies. Identifies documents and corrects problems in medical records.
  • Additional work functions and duties may be assigned

Current State issued Nurse Practitioner license
1+ year as a practicing Nurse Practitioner
DEA Certification with full prescriptive authority
5+ years a Registered Nurse with experience in elderly care

Bi-lingual-Spanish, Russian, Punjabi or Hmong

Job Title: Nurse Practitioner
FLSA Exemption Status: Exempt
Reports to: Physician and Lead Medical Director
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