MemorialCare has an immediate opening for a per diem NP to work at our Anticoagulation Clinic located in Irvine, Mission Viejo and San Juan Capistrano, plus telehealth. This position will work under an existing Anticoagulation management protocol which includes coumadin education and monitoring, preoperative and post-operative coumadin dose management and coumadin transition-of-care management. The Anticoagulation clinic sees patients in-person for point of care testing in an Ambulatory Care environment as well management of patients that self-test at home.
M-F 8am-5pm (will only work at one location per day, not all three).
Need to be available to start as soon as credentialing can be completed and continue for approximately 3-6 months.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities of the Job
Provide history and physical as appropriate for each patient
Effectively identify, evaluate, and address acute health conditions as well as disease prevention and health promotion issues.
Maintains legible, accurate and confidential medical records. Documents all medical evaluations, diagnoses, procedures, treatments, outcomes, education, referrals and consultation.
Refer, as necessary certain medically necessarynon-emergent hospital and specialty services
Coordinate and direct appropriate care for member by means of an initial diagnosis and treatment, obtaining second opinions as necessary and consultation with contracted specialists
Follow-up on referrals made to specialists to assess the results of the care, medication regimen and special treatment and ensure continuous care
Establish procedures to contact members when they miss appointments, require re-scheduling for additional visits, or confirming referrals to a specialist for care
Coordinate member discharge planning and referrals for other service
Submit services with the usual and customary billed charges in a timely fashion.
Responsible for a mental health assessment, ruling out mental disorders due to a general medical condition, ruling out substance related disorders and identifying general medical conditions that cause or exacerbate psychological symptoms.
At least 2 years of NP/PA experience is required.
Experience working with patients on anticoagulant medication.