Nurse Practitioner OR Physician Assistant

Go Docs Go, a physician house call practice, is seeking both part-time/full-time Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants as primary care providers to provide at home care to our geriatric and disabled patient base, primarily Medicare recipients, residing in the area of Lenawee County. The Go Docs Go practice uses a physician / nurse practitioner team model and provides exceptional care by bringing compassionate providers directly to your door.
The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant will conduct primary care patient visits in private homes, group homes and independent and assisted living facilities. Our practice requires an individual who can conduct examinations independently with excellent clinical competence. Patients are visited approximately every four to six weeks in an effort to promote health maintenance and avoid unnecessary hospital visits. The practice will emphasize health promotion and maintenance, disease prevention, and the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic health problems. The Nurse Practitioner will work collaboratively with the physicians, hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, patient's residential facility, as well as clients in their own home to develop care protocols.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND Responsibilities:
o Conducts medical evaluations of predominantly elderly, frail, chronically ill home bound patients in their home environment.
o Documents visit completely and accurately via EMR at the time of the visit for medical record and billing purposes.
o Develops a treatment plan in collaboration with the physician, patient, and significant others.
o Evaluates patient medication and writes/orders prescriptions as needed.
o Performs minor surgical procedures when required.
o Refers patients to physicians as appropriate for consultation or for specialized health resources and treatment.
o Maintains current knowledge of and promotes compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations. Keeps fully cognizant of current Medicare, Medicaid, and third-party reimbursement regulations and changes and ensures compliance.
o Maintains patient and staff privacy and confidentiality at all times pursuant to HIPAA Privacy Final Rule.
o Meets minimum productivity requirements based on practice standard.
o Minimum education: Masters required
o Adult, Geriatric, Family or Acute Care specialties preferred
o 1 + years experience as NP or PA; Home Care nursing experience a plus
o Active, unencumbered nursing license
o Nurse Practitioner certification from either the ANCC or AANP, a plus
o Must be able to work independently in the field, driving and navigation skills
o Must have working knowledge of computers, cell phone, fax machines, internet
o Familiarity with ICD-9 and CPT coding
o Superior communication skills required
o Excellent organizational skills with ability to multi-task
o Reliable transportation
If you are a licensed, certified Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant preferably with a Geriatrics, Home Care, Adult, or Acute Care specialty, who cares about the patient as a person, providing care for them in their home, we are interested in speaking with you.
o Malpractice insurance covered.
o Competitive compensation.
o You will have a full support staff who will schedule for your visits, market for new patients, answer your phone calls, order medical supplies, bill the visits, perform quality assurance checks, carry out orders and handle a variety of other duties.
o A positive work/life balance with flexibility and no mandatory weekends!
o Freedom to focus solely on patient care - we deal with all administrative hassles and overhead!
We consider our health care professionals to be our most important and treasured asset and likewise, consider them part of the Go Docs Go family. Without their compassion and commitment to providing great patient care, we would not continue to succeed like we have. Therefore, we place a great emphasis on providing resources and benefits that enhance the workplace and the work lives of our team members.
All offers of employment are contingent based on a successful background check and drug screen. Applicants should apply and submit their CV via the link below.

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