(NP) Nurse Practitioner, UCSD at Home - 116327
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#116327 (NP) Nurse Practitioner, UCSD at HomeExtended Review Date: Tue 6/28/2022
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The qualifications of this position have been slightly modified as of 6/14/2022.
UC San Diego Health is a Magnet designated organization, which is a prestigious recognition that applies to only 10% of all U.S. hospitals. Magnet is the "gold standard" for nursing excellence and is based on strengths in five key areas which include transformational leadership, structural empowerment, exemplary professional practice, new knowledge, innovation and improvements and empirical outcomes. UC San Diego Health has held its Magnet status since 2011.
This position will work in UCSD Health's Population Health Services Organization (PHSO). PHSO supports and work in in collaboration with ambulatory care providers to help with our shared mission of population health for the patients we serve. This NP role will focus on our high risk senior members that are home-bound that would benefit from intermittent home visits in concert with office visits to the patient's PCP to help keep our patient's healthy and safe at home. The Nurse Practitioner (NP) will provide home visits to our home bound rising and high risk Managed Care and managed fee-for-service (MFFS) ACO members.
Our goal is to reduce avoidable ED and inpatient hospital stays to minimize the burden this places on our patients and their care givers. This NP role is supported by our team of Nurse Case Managers, Social Workers, Care Navigators and reports to our Chief Medical Officer and work collaboratively with our existing NP in our UCSD at Home program. The geographic area that this position will focus on is greater San Diego, specifically East and South San Diego areas. Travel is required within specific zip codes, flexibility and enjoy working in an innovative patient-centric program is key.
The ideal candidate has previous home visiting experience and/or skilled nursing experience, strong clinical and relational skills, and a passion for visiting seniors in their homes. Our NPs work collaboratively with the patient’s primary care provider supporting our seniors at home with medication management and in home assessments for care planning. Our team consists of RN Case Managers, Social Workers and Care Navigators. The ability to speak Spanish would be an added advantage.
Depending on experience of the selected candidate, this position will be hired at the NPI or NPII level.
Must be a graduate from an accredited nurse practitioner program.
California Registered Nurse (RN) license, California Nurse Practitioner (NP) license, and Furnishing License Certification.
Current NP Specialty Certification from one of the following Nursing Boards: AANP, ANCC, NCC, PNCB, AACN.
BLS/CPR certification at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.
Must have recent relevant clinical experience including home care. Due to advanced practice credentialing eligibility, clinical advanced practice experience must be within the last two years gained through school or work experience.
Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to work autonomously.
ACLS and/or ART.
Population Health experience.
Experience working with senior patient population.
Strong knowledge and comfort with technology.
Understanding of Medicare and associated guidelines.
Well-developed clinical competency in general practice setting.
- Must be able to obtain UCSD Medical Staff privileges and maintain during employment.
- Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
- Must have access to reliable transportation.
- Willing to travel and work in a fast-paced environment independently.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
- Selected candidate may be hired at the NPIII level pending review and approval by the Advanced Practice Council.
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.
UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!
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