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Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - Urgent Home Visits

Company: Landmark Health
Location: Randolph
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Join us in transforming healthcare!
Landmark Health was created to transform how healthcare is delivered to the most medically vulnerable members in our community. - Our medical group provides home-based medical care to chronically ill patients, many of whom are frail, elderly and ill-equipped to navigate our overwhelming healthcare system.
Because many of our patients are frail and elderly, we deliver care primarily in the comfort of their home. Our Program is also offered to eligible patients - at no incremental financial cost - to them . We are not a fee-for-service practice; we benefit economically only if we deliver high-quality patient outcomes and satisfaction. As a result, our clinical teams can spend quality-time caring for a smaller number of patients, giving all patients the space, respect, compassion and care they deserve.
Our model is finding success throughout the country; we are now the nation's largest risk-based, in-home medical group, with operations in numerous markets and states across the country.
At Landmark, our interdisciplinary teams collaboratively manage our complex patient panels. These teams are led by Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants, with supporting care provided by RN Nurse Care Managers, Social Workers, Pharmacists, Behavioral Health and other employed team members.
The Urgentivist primarily provides medical care and management to members served by the Landmark program who request urgent visits to the NCM on call from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday - Friday (Non-Holiday). - This position prescribes appropriate diagnostics and interventions to avoid unnecessary transfers and acute admissions. - Communicates and collaborates with the assigned Landmark primary provider and interdisciplinary team in achieving patient's care goals.

Working with the NCM, schedules patients for maintenance visits in a way and volume that allows for prompt response to urgent patient requests during normal business hours.
Following the visit promptly communicates with the PCP and specialist as needed along with communicating findings to their primary assigned Landmark provider.
Manage patient care with the primary objective of delivering proactive chronic disease care and significantly reducing avoidable hospitalizations.
Diagnose, prescribe and treat within the scope of the Provider and consistent with standards of care.
Participate in regular management/interdisciplinary team meetings to coordinate and collaborate on patient care needs.
Completes the required documentation in a timely manner allowing the care team access to the care provided and a note to be generated to the PCP.
Participate in a rotated on-call program for home-based patient support after-hours.
As a Provider at Landmark, you will benefit from the following:
Excellent compensation and benefits including a robust bonus program, market-leading Paid Time Off (PTO), CME reimbursement, mileage reimbursement, child care benefits, and more.
A team-based clinical environment, - where you will find mission-driven clinicians who are passionate about fixing our broken system of care.
An outcomes-oriented model, - where more value is placed on high-quality clinical outcomes than on productivity.
Geriatric expertise - - Landmark invests significantly in provider education, with a particular focus on geriatrics and home-based medical care.
Full Time (Part Time and Per Diem available)

Completion of Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant accredited program
Minimum of two (2) years clinical experience, desired
Current unrestricted state license and current state driver's license
Knowledge of CPT, ICD-9 and HCPC codes
Knowledge of clinical standards of care
Awareness of UM standards, NCQA requirements, CMS guidelines, Milliman guidelines, and Medicaid/Medicare contracts and benefit systems is helpful
Passion for geriatric patient care
Comfortable with conducting house calls
Access to reliable transportation to conduct patient visits required; if you are driving a vehicle, you must comply with all the terms of the Landmark Motor Vehicle Safety policy.
In order to work with potentially vulnerable patient populations and to keep employees healthy while caring for patients, all patient-facing employees of Landmark must provide evidence of the following required immunizations/vaccinations as a condition of employment: TB, MMR, Tdap, and Influenza. Declinations may be accommodated based on your medical history, an allergy or religious beliefs. Please immediately contact HR if you wish to apply for an exemption from our vaccination requirements so that we may determine if you qualify for an accommodation.

Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. Landmark Health will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.

We are now part of Optum and the United Health Group family of businesses, backed by the resources of a global health organization working to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.

As part of our hiring process, upon accepting an offer, candidates will be required to complete a 9-panel drug test. Due to our partnership with the Medicare Advantage program, our drug testing policies are consistent with Federal law.

Please be aware that Landmark Health does not solicit money or offer payment for job applications, nor do we ask candidates to email or submit any personal information over unsecured channels.

Landmark Health requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.


Keywords: Landmark Health, Buffalo , Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - Urgent Home Visits, Healthcare , Randolph, New York

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