Quality Risk Adjustment (QRA) Nurse Practitioner WellMed - El Paso, TX

El Paso, TX

full-time
Inpatient and outpatient

Primary Responsibilities:

  • The NP is expected to be able to provide care consistent with their licensure and/or certification
  • Diagnoses and treats both acute and chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, kidney disease and other chronic medical conditions
  • The NP will also treat acute conditions such as minor injuries and other acute medical conditions such as infections or exacerbations of chronic diseases
  • Orders and interprets diagnostic lab work, x-rays, EKG
  • Prescribes medications and other modalities of treatment as needed to treat those conditions listed above
  • Counsels patients on various disease conditions they may be treating to ensure that the patient is educated to their disease process, treatment, and expected outcomes
  • Works as an integral part of a comprehensive and collaborative team in order to provide quality evidenced-based care to our patients
  • Identify barriers to accessing care and medication adherence and utilize available resources to assist patient compliance
  • Participate in wellness launches and community events
  • Provide coverage in WellMed owned primary care clinics when necessary
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Masters of Science in Nursing OR Certification by the National Commission on Certification of (NCCPA)
  • Current Licensure through the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners OR Licensed by the Texas State Medical Board
  • Current prescriptive authority from the Texas Board of Nursing OR Current prescriptive authority from the Texas State Medical Board
  • Valid DEA license
  • 18+ months of clinical experience as a Nurse Practitioner or a
  • Comfortable managing a primarily Medicare-aged patient population

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) proficiency
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of employees and maintain relationships with various health plans


Posted May 15, 2022