Nurse Practitioner --1 Hr South of Eugene, OR

Roseburg, Oregon | Permanent

Job ID: 16189 Specialty: Nurse Practitioner

Experienced Nurse Practitioner    1 Hour South of Eugene, OR
  • This Nurse Practitioner for the Inpatient Care Management Team will address the hospitalization and is in charge needs of a complex group of patients served by either the managed Medicaid Plan, Medicare Advantage or Both
  • Will be responsible for addressing the complex needs of hospitalized patients both during their inpatient stay and in their transaction back to the community setting.
  • This well-trained motivated self-starter will head the Inpatient Care Manages based within the Community Medical Center

Skills/Experience Required
  • Current Oregon Nurse Practitioner Licensure
  • Minimum of three years in a practice or hospital setting
  • Knowledge of medical group and hospital operations

Essential Job Responsibilities
  • Aims for this program will focus on reduction in hospital readmission rates

Follows up with members deemed at risk for readmission, frequent/inappropriate ED utilization, inadequate access to primary care
  • Weekly, you will work in a Transitions of Care Clinic for two days, and be accessible to members who have been recently discharge from the hospital until their Primary Care Provider is available.  For the remaining three days of that week, Nurse Practitioner will focus on administrative responsibilities
  • Work directly with the Medical Director
  • Refers cases appropriately for care coordination services, High Risk, Homebound, Hospice/Palliative, Quality of Care Concerns and Health Education

Challenges
  • One of the most important aspects of this position will be to address access to primary care issues in this rural community.  Too often the timing for post-discharge PCP follow up is delayed beyond the recommended three-day timeline.  This position would therefore close this gab by seeing members in a hospital based Transitions Clinic to ensure that the gaps in follow-up care, medication reconciliation, DME and other social concerns are addressed appropriately
  • Working with a variety of personalities
  • Satisfying the needs of a fast paced and challenging company

A competitive salary package is offered and is DOE.  Just 1 hour south of Eugene this charming community is located in a beautiful river valley in southern Oregeon.

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