Hebrew SeniorLife

  • Nurse Practitioner, Alzheimer's Center of Excellence

    Job Locations US-MA-Roslindale
    Job ID
    2018-2155
    Category
    Research/Medicine
  • Overview

    In collaboration with the attending physician, the Geriatric Nurse Practitioner will provide care to patients at one or more clinical venues of Hebrew SeniorLife. Services will focus on the management for individuals with dementia and their caregivers, as well as the management of chronic and episodic illnesses.

     

    Responsibilities

     

     

     

     

    • Performs initial and periodic cognitive assessments of patients and appropriately identifies issues/problems.
    • Refers and coordinates patient’s care with other health care professionals and community based organizations as needed.
    • Provides dementia care management to meet the patients’ health needs and coordinates care and services to support the needs of patients’ caregivers.
    • Implements plan of care in a safe and effective manner.
    • Monitors for disease progression and complications.
    • Evaluates effectiveness of previously implemented treatment.
    • Participates in multi-disciplinary meetings as indicated.
    • Documents patient visits within a timely manner (typically within same day) using the appropriate medical record system
    • Using electronic charge capture system, or other established process, submits charges for each patient visit within 72 hours of completing the visit
    • Identifies utilization and service delivery problems and participates in their resolution.
    • Participates in quality assessment activities including but not limited to record reviews, outcome measurement and review and revision of policies and procedures.
    • Provides education and training to patients/residents, caregivers and staff  in relevant topics.
    • Serves on appropriate committees; participates in staff meetings.
    • Enhances professional growth and self- development through participation in research activities, other professional activities, educational programs, current literature, in-service programs and workshops.
    • Collaborates with the program medical director and administrative director regarding Center program development.

     

     
     

     

     

     

    Qualifications

    Master's degree required, Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program.

    Unrestricted MA NP license.

    National Certification as Geriatric, Adult, or Family NP.

    Four years of NP experioence preferred, with two of those an a geriatric facility.

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