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Nurse Practitioner - Family Practice

Company: Strive Health
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Nurse PractitionerOverview

Strive Health

Strive Health is built for purpose- to transform a broken kidney care system. We are fundamentally changing the lives of kidney disease patients through early identification and engagement, comprehensive coordinated care, and home-first dialysis. Strive's model is driven by a high-touch care team that integrates with local providers and spans the entire care journey from CKD through ESRD, leveraging comparative and predictive data and analytics to identify patients at risk. Strive Health's interventions significantly reduce the rate of emergent dialysis crash, cut inpatient utilization, and significantly improve patient outcomes and experience. Come join our journey as we create THE destination for top talent in the Healthcare community and set a new standard for how care kidney should be done.

Nurse Practitioner

As part of Strive's interdisciplinary clinical care team, the Nurse Practitioner will utilize their advanced education, skills, and judgment to deliver advanced nursing care for CKD and ESRD patients. This role will perform a variety of visits to include in clinic and house calls. The Nurse Practitioner will be responsible for managing patient care by working with the Strive interdisciplinary team of social workers, care coordinators, pharmacists, dietitians, and physicians to provide best in class patient care. The Strive Nurse Practitioner will be an advocate, navigator, trusted clinician, and safety net for the patient while delivering exceptional clinical care, building empathy and trust with patients, and delivering a world class patient experience.

Essential Functions

* Accountable for patient outcomes and KPIs for a panel of CKD and ESRD patients.
* Understands value based care and principles to practice.
* Assess patient needs, deliver advanced quality nursing care, and achieve optimal patient outcomes for patients with chronic kidney disease and ESRD.
* Obtains patient history, performs appropriate physical exam, orders and interprets diagnostic tests and lab values to identify and assess patient's health care needs.
* On an ongoing basis, monitors and documents patient condition, response to the care plan and significant incidents.
* Alongside with other members of the interdisciplinary team, will assure that a patient's need for immediate and/or emergent care is handled promptly and appropriately.
* Willingness to drive prevention at every opportunity to slow progression, decrease exacerbations, and minimize complications, while keeping in mind what the patient wants for their life.
* Accountable across the continuum of disease process, healthcare systems, and patient's lives.
* Assesses the longitudinal needs of patients and individualizes them in the patient's plan of care.
* Collaborates well with all levels of the clinical team and is able to align and influence the care needs of a patient.
* Follows evidence-based medicine and incorporates best practices into patient care.
* Follows established best practices for kidney care, including:
* Patient Intake and Assessment
* CKD clinical care including management of CKD progression and co-morbidities and support of transitions to renal replacement therapy or conservative care
* ESRD clinical care and co-morbidity management
* Preventative care
* Patient engagement
* Close monitoring of high-risk patients
* Participation in shared decision making and Advanced Care Planning discussions
* Transplant Support - pre and post
* Collaboration with inpatient providers and Post Discharge Support
* ER Diversion
* End of Life Support

* Serves as a liaison with dialysis facilities, PCPs, and nephrologists, providing care plan updates to help streamline the transitions in care.
* Remains up-to-date and current on advances and trends in renal care treatment, guidelines, policies, and procedures.
* Meet in person with internal and/or external stakeholders to facilitate team and business priorities/opportunities.
* Serve patients in person and in multiple care settings (e.g., patient home, clinics) in addition to virtual visits.
* Participates in Strive's on-call program.


Minimum Qualifications

* Completion of Master's or Doctorate level degree in Nursing
* Minimum of two (2) years' experience as a Nurse Practitioner
* Current state specific licensure required and all state clinical requirements
* National Board Certification
* Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required
* Experience as a Family Nurse Practitioner (NP), Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (NP) or experience in internal medicine, cardiology, Nephrology or Endocrinology
* 2 years' experience with electronic medical records
* Must have technical resources to be able to successfully complete telehealth visits
* Business travel
* Internet Connectivity - Min Speeds: 3.8Mbps/3.0Mbps (up/down): Latency

Keywords: Strive Health, Chicago , Nurse Practitioner - Family Practice, Healthcare , Chicago, Illinois

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