LOCUM NP - SNF Patient Assessments

Scranton, PA
Sunbelt Nurse Practitioner (NP) Contract 02/13 Apply

Position: Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Location: Scranton, PA (Primary SNF Location) - Luzerne, Lackawanna Counties

Type: Direct Contract - 13 Weeks Assignment

Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8 am - 5 pm

Sunbelt is seeking a dedicated Nurse Practitioner (NP) for a 13-week assignment in Scranton, PA. The NP will play a crucial role in providing high-quality care to patients in short-term SNF stays (90 days or less) across nursing homes in Luzerne and Lackawanna Counties.

Responsibilities:

  1. Conduct a one-time comprehensive assessment, including a physical exam, medication reconciliation, medical history review, ADLs evaluation, nutritional assessment, cognitive assessment, pain assessment, fall risk assessment, and social determinants of health assessment.
  2. Develop and communicate a problem list and recommended treatment plan for each resident.
  3. Ensure accurate and complete documentation, including ICD10 coding.
  4. Communicate and collaborate with the interdisciplinary care team.
  5. Conduct advanced illness and advanced care planning conversations.

Goals of the Program:

The primary goals of the program are to improve the overall quality of care, decrease the need for avoidable hospitalizations, and support members in developing a care plan consistent with their goals. The NP will work closely with the member s primary care physician, the member/responsible party, and nursing home staff to provide primary/preventive care and personalized care coordination.

Qualifications:

  1. Active NP license in the state of practice. Licensure must be unencumbered, free of any open/unresolved disciplinary actions, including probation or restrictions against the privilege to practice.
  2. Minimum 1 year of NP experience.
  3. Active ANCC or AANP national certification in Family, Geriatrics, Adult, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care, or Adult-Gerontology Acute Care certification.
  4. Reliable transportation to complete assessments in the nursing home, assisted living, and home settings.
  5. DEA Certification.

Additional Information:

  • Mileage reimbursed between homes/facilities at the federal rate.
  • This is a Monday through Friday position, with standard business hours (8 am - 5 pm).

Interested candidates are invited to apply with their resume and a cover letter detailing their relevant experience and qualifications. You may also contact the hiring manager, Nick Zito, at [email protected] or 813-336-6766.

We look forward to welcoming a passionate NP to our team to make a positive impact on patient care in the Scranton, PA area.

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