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Advanced Practice Registered Nurse PACE (FT)

Valir Health
Oklahoma City

Job Description

The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) delivers medical care to Valir PACE Foundation participants. The APRN works jointly with physicians, physician assistants, therapy, activities, dietary social services and transportation as part of the Interdisciplinary Team to determine and monitor the care plan for each PACE participant in compliance with all national and state regulations/laws.

Responsibilities
POSITION PURPOSE:

The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) delivers medical care to Valir PACE Foundation participants. The APRN works jointly with physicians, physician assistants, therapy, activities, dietary social services and transportation as part of the Interdisciplinary Team to determine and monitor the care plan for each PACE participant in compliance with all national and state regulations/laws.

Qualifications
POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

License or Certification: Certified to practice in the State of Oklahoma without limitation or restriction and licensed by both the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Control (OBNDDC) and the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA). ACLS certification preferred.

Total Education, Vocational Training, and Experience: At least 1 year experience working with a frail, elder population.

Skills and Abilities:

A strong knowledge of the Federal and State laws and regulations governing health care;

Detailed understanding of government requirements/expectations for health care compliance programs;

Strong oral and written communication, planning, and problem solving skills;

Maintains a high degree of credibility, independence, integrity, confidentiality, and trust;

Able to operate successfully in a constantly changing, fast-paced environment. Demonstrates initiative, self-motivation, practical learning skills, enthusiasm, and an ability to complete multiple tasks in a timely and accurate manner;

Competent and efficient on EMR and other computer programs;

Knows and adheres to the values and goals of the Valir PACE Program;

Maintains a safe environment for clients, visitors and staff;

Keeps confidentiality of client records, report, and discussion;

Maintains flexibility in schedule and responds to unexpected emergencies and changes in workload in order to fulfill responsibilities;

Knowledgeable of scope of practice for licensure and functions within scope;

Is professional in appearance and manner.

PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION:

Position has Full Access to Protected Health Information of patients on caseload.

Proficiency or Productivity Standards:

Organize and prioritize tasks and projects

Accurately complete job responsibilities within the specified time constraints to meet the needs of participants, regulatory standards and customer satisfaction

Physical ReQUIREMENTS:

Ability to read, speak, and hear English.

Exceptional attendance is a requirement in order to fulfill role expectations

CRITICAL DEMANDS:

Lift up to 20# from floor to 36 and from 36 to 64 (Occasional) Stand (Occasional)

Walk up to .25 miles (Occasional) Sitting (Occasional)

Sustained forward bending in sitting (Occasional) Sustained squat (occasional)

Push/Pull up to 75#of force at 36 (Occasional) Kneel (Occasional)

Full body range of motion (Constant) Repetitive squat (Occasional)

Grasp of various sizes and weights up to 50# (Constant)

Balance (Continuous) In walking, standing, carrying and moving documentation, and equipment, etc.

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