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Nurse Practitioner

Company: Lyle Staffing
Location: Springfield
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

Family Practice/Primary Care opening in Springfield, Massachusetts. This and other nurse practitioner jobs brought to you by NursingJobCafe.com

Evaluate and treat participants during acute illness. Manages participants' chronic illnesses and conditions in collaboration with the physician(s). As requested, and directed by the Medical Director, may manage care of participants in the nursing home which would include regular visits as dictated by nursing home standards and participant need. Performs telephone contact with nursing home staff as required. Provides preventive health maintenance for participants, including immunizations, screenings and monitoring of pertinent indicators. Follows the PO clinical protocol. Prudently prescribes medications, therapies and other treatments for participants.
Following consultation with the Primary Care Physician refers participants to medical specialist as indicated.
Make nursing home/or home visits when needed.
Work with Medical Director and Clinic Supervisor to formulate clinical policies, procedures and standards of care.
Assists with the development of standards of care; performs on-going monitoring and evaluation of patient care practice and service delivery; provides guidance and training to staff regarding medical and quality assurance issues.
Advise the Medical Director and Primary Care Provider in ways and means to establish better accountability of the PO services to participants and referral sources. Keeps Medical Director aware of needed material and human resources as program expands. Acts as resource during intake of new participants and in the day-to-day operation of the center programs.
Provide teaching and clinical support to PO staff. Assumes responsibility for professional activities and growth.
Keeps abreast of current nursing knowledge, especially in the field of geriatrics by attending professional seminars and conferences.
Participate in provider on-call rotation as required.

Keywords: Lyle Staffing, Springfield , Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Springfield, Massachusetts

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