Strive Health, LLC

Family or Adult Nurse Practitioner Regional Traveler (Southeast Kentucky)

Job Locations US-KY-Paducah | US-KY-Bowling Green | US-KY-Hopkinsville | US-KY
ID
1224
Category
Clinical Patient Care
Type
Full Time

Overview

Strive Health

Strive Health is built for purpose- to transform a broken kidney care system. We are fundamentally changing the lives of kidney disease patients through early identification and engagement, comprehensive coordinated care, and home-first dialysis. Strive’s model is driven by a high-touch care team that integrates with local providers and spans the entire care journey from CKD through ESRD, leveraging comparative and predictive data and analytics to identify patients at risk. Strive Health’s interventions significantly reduce the rate of emergent dialysis crash, cut inpatient utilization, and significantly improve patient outcomes and experience. Come join our journey as we create THE destination for top talent in the Healthcare community and set a new standard for how care kidney should be done.

 

Traveling Nurse Practitioner

As part of Strive’s interdisciplinary clinical care team, the Traveling Nurse Practitioner will utilize their advanced education, skills, and judgment to deliver advanced nursing care in homes, assisted living or skilled nursing facilities where our CKD and ESRD patients reside. The NP will be responsible for managing patient care by working with social workers, care coordinators, pharmacists, dietitians, and physicians to provide best in class patient care. The Traveling NP will be an advocate, navigator, trusted clinician, and safety net for the patient while delivering exceptional clinical care, building empathy and trust with patients, and delivering a world class patient experience.

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for assessment, evaluation, and treatment of chronic medical conditions.Travel up to 100% deliver all clinical care in patient homes, skilled nursing and assisted living facilities.
  • Educate members on topics related to health conditions and health promotion
  • Accountable for patient outcomes and KPIs for a panel of CKD and ESRD patients
  • Assess patient needs, deliver advanced quality nursing care, and achieve optimal patient outcomes for patients with chronic kidney disease and ESRD
  • Obtains patient history, performs appropriate physical exam, orders and interprets diagnostic tests and lab values to identify and assess patient’s health care needs.
  • On an ongoing basis, monitors and documents patient condition, response to the care plan and significant incidents. Formulates a plan and prognosis based on patient condition. 
  • Alongside with other members of the interdisciplinary team, will assure that a patient’s need for immediate and/or emergent care is handled promptly and appropriately.
  • Follows established best practices for kidney care
  • Willingness to drive prevention at every opportunity to slow progression, decrease exacerbations, and minimize complications, while keeping in mind what the patient wants for their life
  • Accountable across the continuum of disease process, healthcare systems, and patient’s lives
  • Assesses the longitudinal needs of patients and individualizes them in the patient’s plan of care
  • Collaborates well with all levels of the clinical team and is able to align and influence the care needs of a patient
  • Serves as a liaison with dialysis facilities, PCPs, and nephrologists, providing care plan updates to help streamline the transitions in care
  • Remains up-to-date and current on advances and trends in renal care treatment, guidelines, policies and procedures
  • Follows evidence-based medicine and incorporates best practices into patient care
  • Identify urgent and emergent situations for proper intervention

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Completion of Master’s or Doctorate level degree in Nursing
  • Minimum of three (3) years' experience as a Nurse Practitioner
  • Current state specific licensure required
  • National Board Certification
  • Current Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) license required or eligible to obtain within 90 days of hire
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required
  • 2-3 years recent Home Health Care or House Call experience
  • 2-3 years experience with electronic medical records and the internet
  • Ability to travel by public transportation  and independently to assigned locations
  • Ability to travel to patient’s location
  • Meet company driving standards
  • Valid state driver license and ability to drive a car
  • Meet company’s automobile liability insurance standards and provide proof of insurance coverage

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience as a Family Nurse Practitioner (NP), Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (NP) or experience in internal medicine, cardiology, Nephrology or Case Management
  • Wound Care certification is a plus

 

Physical/Environmental Demands

  • Ability to reach overhead and side to side
  • Lifting overheard and carrying of 10lbs routinely, 20lbs sporadically 
  • Ability to sit, stand and kneel as needed to perform physical assessment
  • Ability to grasp and hold medical instruments as needed to perform physical assessment
  • Ability to navigate stairs and a variety of patients dwelling conditions and configurations

 

Strive Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Please apply even if you feel you do not meet all qualifications. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to peopleops@strivehealth.com

 

Strive provides clinical resources, technology, and capital to enable nephrologists to participate and succeed in value-based models. We serve as an extension of practice and empower nephrologists to enhance patient care and maximize revenue through new payment models.

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