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Fallon Health Nurse Practitioner - Weinberg Campus Elder Day Services - Growing! in Amherst, NY, New York

Overview

About Fallon Health

Founded in 1977, Fallon Health is a leading health care services organization that supports the diverse and changing needs of those we serve. In addition to offering innovative health insurance solutions and a variety of Medicaid and Medicare products, we excel in creating unique health care programs and services that provide coordinated, integrated care for seniors and individuals with complex health needs. Fallon has consistently ranked among the nation’s top health plans, and is accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance for its HMO, Medicare Advantage and Medicaid products. For more information, visit fallonhealth.org.

About Fallon Health Weinberg-PACE: Fallon Health Weinberg-PACE is a long-term care

program for older adults who qualify for a nursing-home level of care, but wish to stay living at

home and in their community. We are a Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE),

providing complete medical care and support services that helps people to remain living safely at

home. All care is coordinated and provided by an interdisciplinary team specializing in geriatric

care, working with participants and their caregivers to create an individualized care plan.

As part of the PACE interdisciplinary team, responsible for the coordination and monitoring of care and services to maintain participants in a safe community environment.

Provides primary health care to Fallon Health Weinberg PACE program participants focusing on disease prevention, wellness and management of chronic and episodic illness in collaboration with the program's Primary Care Providers. Works in close collaboration with the program multi-disciplinary team to establish realistic goals and develop and manage individualized plans of care for program participants.

Responsibilities

  • Performs initial and periodic assessments of participants and appropriately identifies and documents problems/issues in medical records.

  • Evaluates episodic illnesses and issues appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic orders.

  • Collaborates with physicians and other multi-disciplinary team members to manage episodic and chronic medical needs of participants.

  • Performs diagnostic, therapeutic and nursing interventions as indicated.

  • Performs routine monitoring of chronic, stable illnesses.

  • Implements plans of care in a safe and effective manner.

  • Participates in multi-disciplinary team meetings.

  • Evaluates effectiveness of previously implemented treatment.

  • Conducts home and nursing home visits as indicated.

  • Facilitates the continuum of care for sub-acute and long-term nursing home residents as indicated.

  • Maintains precise, accurate documentation of all services provided according to professional standards.

  • Identifies utilization and service delivery problems and participates in their resolution.

  • Participates in quality assessment activities including but not limited to record reviews, outcome measurement and review/revision of policies and procedures.

  • Provides education and training to participants, caregivers and staff in relevant topics.

  • Acts as a resource to program staff and participates in defining nursing standards and practices.

  • Serves on appropriate committees; participates in staff meetings.

  • Enhances professional growth and self-development through participation in research activities, other professional activities, education prorams, current literature, in-service programs and workshops.

  • Maintains BLS certification professional certification as appropriate.

Participates in on call rotation with providers as assigned.

Qualifications

Master’s degree required. Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program.

  • Licensed by University of the New York State Education Department Office of Professions

  • National Board Certification as a Geriatric, Adult or Family Nurse Practitioner preferred

  • One to three years of Nurse Practitioner experience with at least one year of geriatric experience.

Location US-NY-Amherst, NY

Posted Date 3 weeks ago (1/6/2021 3:59 PM)

Job ID 6094

# Positions 1

Category Nursing

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