This is a leadership role requiring 20 hours per week of clinical services.
Chestnut Health is a transformative healthcare services organization aiming to serve the aging population thrive irrespective of where they choose to live.
We believe that people who provide care for seniors (care staff, healthcare providers, families) should have the necessary tools and capabilities available to them in order to provides optimal care efficiently, instead of chasing each other with paperwork (typical work environment that’s highly inefficient, overwhelming and less rewarding for providers).
Chestnut Health considers itself a technology-enabled healthcare services company that is dedicated to revolutionizing the care delivery for aging adults. We bring the appropriate technology and simple proven processes to help our providers not only give the best possible care for aging adults but also enjoy their time in providing the care.
We are looking to add 2 part-time (20 hours/week) licensed nurse practitioners (NPs) to our growing team of medical professionals in the Milwaukee, WI area. The NPs’ primary responsibility will be to provide advanced primary and/or specialty nursing care to patients in our partner assisted living communities. A Master’s degree as an advanced NP and state licensure are required. Previous experience in providing primary care are necessary; experience in geriatrics and in the hospital setting are preferred but is not necessary.
Nurse practitioner responsibilities will include:
Providing focused primary care services to aging adults in partner-assisted living facilities;
Performing appropriate physical examinations which includes follow-up care, if needed;
Documenting care provided which is to include subjective and objective information, final diagnosis/diagnoses, and care planning of diagnoses;
Ordering, collecting and analyzing diagnostic tests;
Consult with other healthcare professionals, as needed;
Assisting in educating patients, families and partner facility staff on managing illness, injuries and disease prevention;
Utilizing provided technology (e.g. blood pressure equipment, glucometer, etc.) to increase the healthcare team’s efficiency in providing quality patient care;
Utilizing mobile applications (apps) and/or other resources to provide care congruent with current practice guidelines.
Nurse practitioner requirements include:
Graduation with a Master’s degree from an accredited nursing program;
Registered advanced practice nursing licensure in Wisconsin;
Board certification by either ANCC or AANP;
Prescriptive authority in Wisconsin;
Experience in providing primary care as a licensed NP;
Knowledge of disease prevention and chronic care management;
Proficiency in using medical equipment and testing equipment used in the family practice setting;
Ability to communicate effectively in multiple modes and with various people which includes patients, families, providers, health care team members and community members;
Understanding of all federal and state regulations such as HIPAA and OSHA.