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LHC Group Nurse Practitioner Home Health - New Orleans in Lafayette, Louisiana

Overview

A Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing an advanced level of nursing practice to patients and families and a clinical resource to staff and the interdisciplinary team.

Ochsner Home Health , is a proud member of LHC Group, is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people.

Additional Details

  • Provides independent primary care, consultation, and advice to others as a highly specialized practitioner.

  • Makes patient visits, assumes on-call duties, exercises prescriptive authority in collaboration with the supervising physician and directs interdisciplinary team meetings.

  • Manages the coordination of care, including patient visits, of patients who have complicated diseases, as requested by the team.

  • Performs comprehensive assessments for complicated patients and coordinates the plan of care.

  • Performs the patient face-to-face encounter visits, when indicated, for physicians with a collaborative agreement.

  • Documents and maintains appropriate records relating to all services rendered, using company defined processes|forms.

  • Provides internal and external clinical education, as indicated.

  • Attends and actively participates in team and staff meetings.

  • Serves as a clinical resource to all staff members.

  • Participates in requested quality and performance improvement activities.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

License Requirements

  • Current CPR certification

  • Current certification as a clinical Nurse Specialist or Nurse Practitioner in the state of

  • Current certification by ANCC or AANP

  • Current drivers license, vehicle insurance and access to a dependable vehicle or public

Experience

  • Greater than one year NP experience in chronic disease management, family or primary

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Location : Facility Name Ochsner NP Program

Requisition ID 2019-65817

Location : Postal Code 70508

Position Type Full-Time

Work Schedule Normal (Based on FT, PT, PRN)

CATEGORY NURSING

Location : City Lafayette

Location : State/Province LA

An equal opportunity employer

LHC Group is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status or any other legally protected status. To learn more about the opportunities for you with LHC Group and our affiliates, contact one of our Human Resources team members at 1.866.LHC.Group.

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