Anthem Nurse Practitioner (Palliative/SNF) Whittier/Downey in Downey, California

/Your Talent. Our Vision./ At CareMore, a proud member of the Anthem, Inc. family of companies specializing in providing senior Americans a complete and pro-active health care experience, it’s a powerful combination. It’s the foundation upon which we’re creating greater care for our members, greater value for our customers and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.

This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve.

The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is responsible for evaluating and treating physical and psychosocial health needs of the adult and geriatric patient in the skilled/subacute setting of Skilled Nursing Facilities. The SNF NP is responsible for seeing all patients at least once per week, ideally more frequently, and within 72 hours of admit. Responsible for providing health services to patients in collaboration with the physician. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Examines patients and performs comprehensive physical examinations. Compiles patient medical data, including health history and results of physical examinations.

  • Administers or orders diagnostic tests, such as x-ray, electrocardiogram, and laboratory tests, and interprets test results.

  • Performs therapeutic procedures, such as injections, immunizations, suturing and wound care, and managing infection.

  • Develops and implements patient management plans, records progress notes, and assists with continuity of care.

  • Instructs and counsels patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens, normal growth and development, family planning, emotional problems of daily living, and health maintenance.

/Education and/or Experience: Master’s degree in Nursing with emphasis in Family, Adult, or Gerontological practice. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Current registered nursing license and Nurse Practitioner license in good standing with the state in which you are applying. National Board Certification and DEA license./

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Job Medical

Title: Nurse Practitioner (Palliative/SNF) Whittier/Downey

Location: CA-Whittier

Other Locations: CA-Downey

Requisition ID: 130020