Advanced Practice Provider in Somerset, Kentucky
Upperline Health is an innovative and fast-growing healthcare company focused on bringing more specialties into value-based care. We are a physician practice caring for patients with chronic illnesses with an emphasis on diabetes and vascular disease who we treat through co-management with our specialists such as podiatrists, endocrinologists, wound care providers and vascular care providers and in collaboration with their PCP.
Our team provides an additional layer of clinical and psychosocial support for patients with chronic illnesses. Upperline's interdisciplinary team sees patients in the clinic, home, hospital and facilities and provides wrap-around services including 24/7 clinical support, remote patient monitoring, behavioral health telemedicine and other resources. We help provide relief from the burdensome symptoms of chronic illness, help patients and caregivers navigate the healthcare system, and guide patients through difficult treatment choices. Upperline Health is based out of Nashville, TN and has clinics in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee.
Why join our team?
SIGNING BONUS OFFERED!
Highly competitive salary
Generous comprehensive benefit options include medical, dental and vision, 401K and PTO
Continuing Medical Education Reimbursement up to 2k per year
License and professional/occupational board dues reimbursement
About our Advanced Practice Provider Role
Upperline Health is seeking an Advanced Practice Provider for primarily home-based care in the Somerset, KY area. In collaboration with Upperline’s local Lead Physician, APPs develop complex plans of care in accordance with the patient’s health status and overall goals and values; provide medical diagnostics and treatments in the home consistent with the APP’s scope of practice and the patient’s medical condition; educate patients and families on medication usage, diet and nutrition, and crisis anticipation and prevention; communicate medical information to the patient’s physicians and other providers as well as to Upperline’s Lead Physician and broader clinical team. APPs take part in weekly interdisciplinary team meetings, call schedules and scheduled in-service and education sessions.
Ideal candidates will have experience working with Medicare patients. Most importantly, candidates must demonstrate compassion for patient needs, have great attention to detail and thrive in a collaborative environment.
Responsibilities of the Advanced Practice Provider
Develop and implement clinical plans of care for adult patients facing chronic conditions (e.g., diabetes, COPD, CHF, debility, dementia)
Gather history and physical exam and diagnostics as needed in the home setting. Then develop and implement treatment plans given patient’s goals of care and current conditions
Meet patient and family physical and psychosocial needs with support and input from interdisciplinary team
Educate patients and families about medication usage, side effects, illness progression, diet and nutrition, medical adherence and crisis anticipation and prevention
Communicate with other Upperline clinical team members, patient’s other physicians and patient’s other medical providers to coordinate optimal care and resources for the patient and his or her family
Communicate with Upperline’s local Lead Physician to review patient records and care plans on a timely basis consistent with state regulations and company standards and policy
Maintain patient medical records and medical documentation consistent with state regulations and company standards and policy
Participate in continuing education as required by the state Board of Nursing
Prescribe medication as permitted by the state Board of Nursing
Other related duties as deemed necessary
Qualifications of the Advanced Practice Provider
Family, Adult Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant with appropriate certification and licensure is required
Possession of DEA registration or eligibility
CPR certification preferred
Upperline’s APPs must have strong compassion for our patients and their families
Thrives in a fast-paced, high-stress, demanding medical environment
Must have reliable automobile, valid driver’s license and minimum state required liability auto insurance. NPs travel in personal vehicle with reimbursement for mileage.
Excellent oral and written communication skills to ensure that each of your interactions with patients, family caregivers, clinicians, and team members is effective and meaningful.
Compensation is commensurate to compensation for similar positions in the region and based on prior training and experience
Job Type: Full-time
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