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Nurse Practitoner - Specialty Practice - Geriatrics

Roanoke, VA, US, 24014

Job Summary

Full time Nurse Practitioner for Geriatrics.  Hours are day/evening; M-F.

The NP will work in a dyad partnership with a physician performing transition care consultations on patients at CRMH.  Transition care consultations are for high-risk, typically older adult patients,  with advanced illness who require additional oversight for smooth transitions back to community care.  This may include patients discharging to skilled nursing or LTC facilities, home hospice, PACE, VA care, hospital at home, or Home Health services.  In addition, patients returning to hospital from SNF and long-term care (LTC)(readmissions) will undergo transition care consultation.  Consultation will involve application of the principles of geriatric medicine to the: triage of patients, medical record review, evaluation of medications, functional assessment, cognitive/emotional/behavioral assessment, social assessment, pharmacy review, patient and family meetings, establishing goals of care, conduct of family planning meetings, preforming counseling related to advanced directives, and other duties as assigned."

 

 

 

A nurse with advanced skills should have access to the exceptional opportunities and sophisticated resources of an award winning organization. That’s Carilion Clinic. Our team (provides care) in a forward-thinking environment. You will thrive through extensive training, supportive leaders and potential for advancement. Carilion offers comprehensive benefits, paid time off, and tuition options. Join a team where your skills and ideas will make a difference in the health of our patients and the communities we live in.

 

The Nurse Practitioner has advanced knowledge and skills that qualify her/him to function as a primary health care provider. She/he serves as a member of a collaborative health care team. This collaborative role includes responsibility for determining the patient’s health and medical status by taking a health history; performing physical exams; initiating screening and diagnostic procedures; providing health maintenance services; and management of pregnancy, minor trauma, acute illnesses, and stable chronic illness. Consults with physician, as appropriate, keeping the physician informed of needs and problems related to patient care.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Graduate of an Accredited Nurse Practitioner program.

Licensure/Certification: Current Virginia State Licensed Nurse Practitioner (NP) and DEA license required, or must be eligible to obtain. AHA BLS-HCP certification required. Advanced Life Support certification required. Eligible for prescriptive authority in accordance with State regulations and as authorized by the Virginia Boards of Medicine. Capable of meeting credentialing or job function requirements as needed based on the requirements of the practice and of managed care payors and insurers. Qualifies for malpractice insurance and is accepted by Carilion Clinic's malpractice insurance carrier.

Other: Able to work collaboratively with physicians and other health care providers. Demonstrates good written and oral communication skills. Computer literacy required for automated computer systems, including electronic medical records.

Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

Collaboration: Working together with purpose to achieve shared goals.

Commitment:  Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do.

Courage:  Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Curiosity:  Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.

 


Requisition Number: 75091 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: CRMH - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital 
Shift: Day/Evening 
Shift Details: M-F
Recruiter: KARYN B FARRELL 
Recruiter Phone: 540-224-5383 
Recruiter Email: KBFarrell@carilionclinic.org
For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.

This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning
hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

 


Nearest Major Market: Roanoke

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