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VIPcare Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) - Sherman, TX

Company: Better Health Group Services, Inc
Location: Sherman
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

At VIPcare, it s our commitment, our passion, and our culture that sets us apart.

Our mission is Better Health. Our passion is helping others.

--- Are you looking for a career opportunity that will help you grow personally and professionally? --- Do you have a passion for helping others achieve Better Health? --- Are you ready to join a growing team that shares your mission?
Our Team Members make a difference each and every day!

We don t just talk the talk - we believe in it and live by it. Our core value is always to deliver 5-star service. And by doing so, we successfully achieve our mission of Better Health.

We support our providers with all the necessary tools and resources they need to deliver the care all patients deserve. Be part of a team that is rebuilding sick care into Better Health Care. We take great care of our team, patients, providers, and affiliates because together, we can achieve: Better Care.

Better Outcomes. Better Health.
Summary/ Objective: Routine care and wellness visits can help with the early identification of any new or potentially worsening medical conditions. This role is responsible for the completion of either a Complete Physical Exam or Annual Wellness Visits in the homes of patients selected for this intervention. The APRN will practice under the protocols established by the leading Physician, who is licensed in Texas.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs health assessments and preventative health measures within prescribed guidelines, protocols, and Physician instructions
  • Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess Patient clinical problems and health care needs
  • Assesses the current presence of previously identified medical conditions through diligent use of the 5-star checklist and other tools.
  • Complete applicable HEDIS/Star measure gaps in care
  • Discusses and reviews cases with leading Physician
  • Formulates and documents Plan of Care in Electronic Medical Record (EMR)
  • Prescribes medication or other forms of treatment for a Patient's diseases and conditions
  • Renders provision of care either in a home setting or remotely including but not limited to:
  • Administer IM injection
  • Administer Medications
  • Phlebotomy / Lab draw
  • Vitals
  • Administer Vaccinations
  • Blood Glucose Monitor
  • INR Checks
  • Spirometry
  • Breathing/Nebulizer Treatments
  • Ankle Brachial Index
  • Perform Incision & Drainage
  • ACP Discussion
  • Joint Injections (if trained)
  • Perform Suture Repair
  • Splinting
  • Keeps PCP updated on the Patient status and actions taken
  • Will collaborate with Specialists where clinically required
  • Supervisory Responsibility:
  • No direct reports
  • APRN to report to VP of Health Services, Operations (Operational/Administrative) and the leading TX licensed Physician (Clinical) Work Environment:
    • The APRN would work exclusively within patient's private residences.
    • Physical Demands:
    • Manage and coordinate inbound and outbound telehealth and in-person outreach
    • Ability to document in Electronic Database systems
    • This is an active role. Requires actively examining and treating Patients in their home
    • Frequent bending and lifting
    • Position Type/ Expected Hours of Work:
    • This is a full-time position and core hours of work and days are Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Travel:
      • 100% of travel is required to the Patient's home and may include travel to Tulsa and Enid for overnight travel.
      • Quarterly visits to the Corporate/Regional office in Texas may be required
      • Required Education/ Experience:
      • MS in Nursing preferred
      • Minimum 1 year of experience with clinical emphasis for APRN, preferably in Geriatrics
      • Current unrestricted Texas RN license and Texas NP license
      • Must have a valid DEA license
      • Must possess current CPR certification (BLS, ACLS, and PALS)
      • Additional Eligibility and Qualifications:
      • Ability to use Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system to document Patient encounters
      • Knowledge of ICD-10 Coding and STAR Measures attainment
      • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
      • Valid Texas Driver's License The satisfactory completion of a pre-placement Tuberculosis test is a requirement for this position Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
        We're an equal-opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Keywords: Better Health Group Services, Inc, McKinney , VIPcare Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) - Sherman, TX, Healthcare , Sherman, Texas

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