Liberty Healthcare Companies Nurse Practitioner in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Company Name

Liberty Medical Care Services

Location

Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Date Posted November 30, 2016

Category

Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation

Job Type

Nurse Practitioner

Status

Full-Time

Description

Liberty Cares With Compassion

Liberty Medical Care Services is currently seeking the follwing for The Oaks, Bermuda Commons, and Springwood Healthcare Center:

NURSE PRACTITIONER WINSTON-SALEM/ADVANCE, NC Full-Time

Job Description:

  • Provides client services to three local Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation facilities.

  • Assures quality nursing care for patients by directing and coordinating nursing care.

  • Conducts physicals and annual assessments for assigned patients.

  • Completes acute visits to assess and diagnose patient conditions.

  • Focuses on early identification of changes in condition as well as strong management of chronic conditions.

  • Completes history and physical on new admissions within 72 hours of admission or readmission.

  • Completes Medicare certifications according to required time frame.

  • Prepares discharge orders, instructions and prescriptions for patients being discharged.

  • Encourages advanced care planning and end of life decisions for patients requiring these services.

  • Provides pharmacy with needed narcotic prescription refills as patient need dictates.

  • Documents patient assessment and plan of care in the electronic medical record.

  • Reviews labs and other diagnostic tests for additional interventions.

  • Collaborates with physicians and staff.

  • Notifies family of changes in condition.

  • Communicates daily with nursing staff, assigns duties, supervises, and evaluates work performance.

  • Reviews nursing policies and procedures for compliance, and to make recommendations for changes/additions as necessary.

  • Recommends or conducts specific areas of in-service or continuing education.

  • Works with Hospice palliative program in facilities.

Job Requirements:

  • Current, unrestricted valid Nurse Practitioner license from the Board of Nursing in the state of assignment or the ability to obtain.

  • DEA certificate current or the ability to obtain.

  • Clinical background in adult, family or geriatric specialties preferred.

  • Past experience working in long-term care, a nursing home, or with seniors in other settings preferred.

  • Strong communication and relationship building skills preferred.

  • Intermediate level of proficiency in PC based word processing, including Microsoft Word and Outlook.

  • Willing to be ‘on call’ for Facilities as needed.

  • Dependable, flexible, and able to work and cooperate well with all nursing personnel and other departments.

  • Ability to make decisions regarding nursing problems, work well under pressure, and problem solve.

Background checks/drug-free workplace. EOE.

Application Instructions

Apply here or send resume to:

Liberty Medical Care Services

Attn: Recruiting Dept.

2334 South 41st St.

Wilmington, NC 28403

Fax: (910) 815-4356

Call: (800) 438-1115

Email: lhmhr@libertyhomecare.com