SNFist Nurse Practitioner WellMed Medical Group

Corpus Christi, TX


Primary Responsibilities:

  • The SNFist is expected to be able to provide care consistent with their licensure and/or certification.
  • Provides diagnosis, treatment and management of SNF patients according to current standards of care and accepted medical practice.
  • Utilizes managed care processes for cost effective use of contracted specialists, lab, radiology and extended service providers.
  • Completes medical documentation according to acceptable SNF and company standards
  • Communicates and coordinates with the primary care providers to ensure prompt post SNF follow-up care.
  • Conducts effective and timely communication to patients and/or families regarding treatment plans, diagnoses, prognosis and discharge planning.
  • Adheres to SNF core measure requirements.
  • Participates in business and patient care meetings, if needed. Attends medical group educational activities.
  • Shares call with the team to provide on-call coverage 24 hours a day, Monday – Friday, offsite by telephone, responding within time frames established by Hospitalist Team Director. Call is distributed equitably among team members and is not determined by seniority and/or longevity.
  • Works side by side with Case Management to ensure smooth and prompt patient post SNF follow-up.
  • 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 July 24, 2021