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    Summary

    Home Based Primary Care (HBPC) is an interdisciplinary program that provides long term health care services to patients who are homebound. Population served includes those patients with multiple chronically active medical problems, impairment in self-care, non-ambulatory, cognitive impairment, frequent use of the ER / hospital, terminally ill, no caregiver/support network; no other accessible primary care provider.

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    Responsibilities

    The HBPC Nurse Practitioner duties include;

    • Provide and coordinate comprehensive, interdisciplinary, primary medical care & case management in the homes of veterans with complex medical, social, and behavioral conditions.
    • Document patient's comprehensive health history in electronic medical record.
    • Leadership and case management skills for complex home based primary care patients.
    • Perform follow-up care.
    • Review new outpatient referrals, obtain outside medical records, schedule appointments and orders pre-clinic testing.
    • Prescribe appropriate medications.
    • Provide education and support to patients and family members.
    • Collaborate with treating physician and clinic staff to coordinate care, address issues and improve patient outcomes.
    • Maintain contacts with Hospice personnel to ensure continuity of patient care.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.
    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 1st Shift 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
    Financial Discloser Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    76% or greater - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    00

  • Job family (Series)

    0610 Nurse

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/528500200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.