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

El Paso, TX

full-time
Inpatient and outpatient

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The Quality Risk Adjustment (QRA) Nurse Practitioner in the Practice Support Unit works in the contracted primary care markets to support quality risk adjustment coding and screening needs.

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

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