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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Nurse Practitioner, Integrated Memory Care, Emory Clinic in Atlanta, Georgia

Overview

At Emory Healthcare , our mission is to create and promote a culture that supports the growth and development of APPs and in collaboration with the health care team, provide high-quality value-based care to patients and the community.

Our vision is to be recognized as the leading office of Advanced Practice differentiated by exemplary patient care, education, research and quality evidence-based outcomes.

Our Advanced Practice Providers, such as Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Certified Midwives, Certified Nurse Anesthetist and Anesthesia Anesthetists are an integral part of the Emory Healthcare integrated academic health care system committed to caring, excellence, integrity and value.

Some highlights of joining the Emory Healthcare team:

  • Emory University Hospital named Top 100 Global Hospital*

  • An 11-hospital system with 254 outpatient locations and close to 1000 APPs

  • Rewarded with highly competitive incentive and benefit package

  • A strong multidisciplinary collaborative health care team that values shared decision making

  • Academic health care setting that partners closely with Emory School of Medicine and School of Nursing

  • Represented by a culture of APPs involved in APP and system leadership, research, education and mentorship

Description

The Integrated Memory Care practice is seeking a full-time nurse practitioner for their growing team. The practice, established as a new model of care for people living with dementia in 2015, is expanding its reach to include not only a clinic but also care in senior living communities. The nurse practitioner will play a significant role in providing primary care and dementia care to patients in their senior living communities.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Assists in the evaluation and treatment of patients.

  • Documents the delivery of care in the individual's medical records.

  • Conducts patient interviews and documents patient histories, psychosocial histories, health status and medical problems or potential problems.

  • Under the direction of a physician, performs physical examinations and specialized diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedures including cast application and removal, wound suturing and dressing changes.

  • Assists physician in diagnosing medical problems, developing care plans, and prescribing treatment.

  • Orders, schedules and/or performs laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures such as urinalyses, pregnancy and blood tests, and x-rays.

  • Communicates necessity, preparation, nature and anticipated effects of scheduled procedures to patient.

  • In collaboration with physician, arranges for consultations with or referrals to other medical professional or community services.

  • Educates patient on health habits, self-examinations, behavior management, need for follow-up assessments/treatments, at home medical care, medication and other issues related to medical or health problems.

  • Works with manager to formulate plan for professional development.

  • Attends educational in-services as appropriate.

  • Participates in professional activities and organizations to maintain knowledge of current trends, practices, and developments.

  • Maintains and updates current, accurate patient records including medical assessment, interventions, and evaluations.

  • Collects and interprets diagnostic data to implement appropriate care patient care plans.

  • Prepares statistical reports and analyses of research projects and investigational protocols; reports on progress, adverse trends and appropriate conclusions and recommendations.

  • Trains and teaches other health care professionals including students and residents in techniques and procedures unique to specific setting.

  • Actively participates on organizational health services committees.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program or Physician Assistant program.

  • Currently licensed as an advanced practice nurse in the state of Georgia by the Georgia Board of Nursing and certified as a Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or equivalent body, or Certified as a Physician's Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).

  • Licensed as appropriate in the state of Georgia.

  • May require at least one year of direct experience in one or more high acuity clinical specialties.

  • BLS and Healthcare Provider certifications required. ACLS may be required in some areas. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks. ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS:

  • Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks.

  • Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock , Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation , Shift work, Travel may be required.

  • Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

Additional Details

The IMCC ( www.emoryhealthcare.org/imcc ) is an advanced primary care model for people with a dementia diagnosis, managing everything from a runny nose to hypertension and urinary tract infections along with the cognitive and behavioral symptoms of dementia. The practice is nationally-recognized by the NCQA as a Patient-Centered Medical Home and by IHI as an Age-Friendly Health System as well as a best practice exemplar by the Institute for Patient and Family Centered Care.

The practice emphasizes doing its work as a high-functioning team as much as it values its national recognition. The best fit for the team is someone who is driven to perform at the top of their professional game, is compassionate and generous toward people living with dementia and their care partners, and has a track record of collaborative and collegial practice. The NP in this practice will be conduct and bill for new, follow-up, urgent, and cognitive assessment encounters with patients. Along with the clinical team, the NP will facilitate DME, home health, and hospice orders. This person will also participate in the IMC On-Call rotation.

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Division The Emory Clinic

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30329

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department TEC IMCC-Community

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 76364

Job Category Advanced Practice Providers

Schedule 8a-5p

Standard Hours 40 Hours

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