Nurse Practitioner Statewide Pennsylvania Traveler In Home Primary Care

Altoona, PA


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Obtain and review medical history, conduct physical and psychosocial assessments, analyze and diagnose conditions and develop appropriate plan of care
  • Identify gaps in care, interpret diagnostic test and reports and refer appropriately
  • Identify risk factors and help mitigate barriers to access care and reduce risk
  • Develop interventions to assist members in attaining established goals of care
  • Evaluate member’s progress in completion of goals of care and re-assess and assist in care management with members
  • Serve as a key resource on complex and/or critical issues
  • Solve complex problems and develops innovative solutions
  • Establish and maintains communication and a trusting relationship with the member, family / authorized representative and primary caregiver and specialists.
  • Discuss medical options / interventions with members / families to promote understanding and assist them in making informed decisions
  • Clarify member's cultural values that may impact health management / decisions
  • Identify prognosis / trajectory of chronic disease that may impact future member health decisions and conduct advanced care planning discussions
  • 100% travel in PA. 3 weeks a month travel with overnight stays. 1 week a month in local home territory

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Geriatric or adult medicine specialty
  • Effectively communicate with elderly and chronically ill patients and families
  • Bi-lingual or multi-lingual

Posted June 17, 2021