Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: PHAPNNY001
About the position
Clinical Services positions at Prospero are part of a community-based interdisciplinary care team of home-based medical care providers who support patients facing serious illness, their families and caregivers.
In this role, you will be part of a physician-led interdisciplinary care team that provides primary, palliative, and acute care to patients in their homes. This flexible, team-based role offers enormous satisfaction as you impact the care and quality of life for our aging population. All the while building meaningful relationships with patients and their families.
With Prospero, you can improve the health of others and help heal the healthcare system. You can work within an incredible team culture and be part of a clinical and business collaboration that is learning and evolving every day. You’ll open doors for yourself that simply do not exist in any other organization, anywhere.
Provide high quality primary and palliative care for patients in their homes through telephonic and in-person patient consultations, traveling to patients’ homes to manage their advanced illness
Lead advanced care planning discussions and prognosis with patients
Partner with physicians and an interdisciplinary team to formulate and update comprehensive care plans that consider the patient’s complex interactions between acute and chronic medical conditions, social, and environmental factors
Create comprehensive documentation with a focus on clinically relevant information that requires action to improve your patient’s overall health and well-being
Together with your team, proactively address your patient’s medical and social needs, directly and in collaboration with other primary providers
Communicate with your patient’s external care team members, at times leading suggestions and changes in the care plan when appropriate to addressing an urgent need
Co-lead medical discussions at interdisciplinary team meetings in full collaboration with other colleagues from our medical operations team, including nurse care managers, physicians, and subject matter experts
Perform minor procedures on an as needed basis such as phlebotomy, urinary catheter placement, and wound management
Engage with local community resources to fully support your patients
Educate patients on topics such as disease process, medication, and compliance
Comply with all HIPAA regulations and maintain security of protected health information (PHI)
Demonstrate the highest level of professionalism, accountability, and service in your interactions with colleagues
Current, unrestricted NP license (or the ability to obtain a Physician’s Assistant license) in the state of assignment
Ability to obtain DEA licensure / Prescriptive Authority post-hire in states where applicable
Nurse Practitioner national certification as ANP, FNP, or GNP
Highly motivated, flexible, and adaptable to working in a dynamic environment
Strong interpersonal skills in order to communicate and build positive relationships with stakeholders
Clear, concise, and persuasive verbal and written communication. Must be able to positively interact with other clinicians, senior management, patients and their families, and all levels of medical and non-medical professionals
Ability to work and provide high quality patient care in a virtual/telehealth environment
Computer literate; willing and able to learn new software tools
Highest level of ethics and integrity
Familiarity with market community/geography
Ability to travel between patient’s homes in assigned territory, daily. Limited overnight stays.
Note: A clinical background in geriatrics, hospice and palliative medicine or behavioral health is preferred (e.g. past experience working in a nursing home or with seniors in other settings)
Prospero Health is a new kind of home-based care company. Our teams of medical professionals are specially trained to address chronic and complex medical conditions, providing compassionate care in the home at scheduled appointments and anytime unexpected needs arise.
Our medical care teams are also backed by social workers and care support specialists, part of a team that gets to know those in our care one-on-one and works to understand the lives behind the illness. To strengthen this network of support, we keep family members connected day-to-day so their loved ones stay at the center of their story. Give us a call to learn more about our compassionate home-based care and support for you or your loved one.