Nurse Practitioner, Traveler Long Term Care

Portland, OR

full-time
Outpatient

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support local market Nurse Practitioners with launching of new facilities and providing coverage when and where necessary
  • Deliver cost – effective, quality care to assigned members
  • Manage both medical and behavioral chronic and acute conditions effectively in collaboration with a physician or specialty provider
  • Facilitate agreement and implementation of the member’s plan of care by engaging the facility staff, families / responsible parties, primary and specialty care physicians
  • Evaluate the effectiveness, necessity and efficiency of the plan, making revisions as needed
  • Coordinate care as member’s transition through different levels of care and care settings
  • Evaluate plan of care for cost effectiveness while meeting the needs of members, families and providers to decreases high costs, poor outcomes and unnecessary hospitalizations
  • Exhibit original thinking and creativity in the development of new and improved methods and approaches to concerns / issues
  • Function independently and responsibly with minimal need for supervision

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong preference in long term care setting
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive customer relationships
  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office suite of products including Outlook and Excel. In addition the ability to document medical information in written and electronic medical records
  • Understanding of Geriatrics, Acute, and Chronic Illness
  • Adaptability to change
  • Understanding of Advanced Illness and end of life discussions


Posted June 24, 2021