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Geriatric Nurse Pract - PACE

Company: InnovAge
Location: Aurora
Posted on: July 13, 2018

Job Description:

Job Summary
Under the supervision and direction of the Physician and Medical Director, the Geriatric Nurse Practitioner provides primary care to participants by evaluating participant physical complaints and providing appropriate treatment. The Geriatric Nurse Practitioner functions beyond as an advanced practice nurse and as an integral member of the interdisciplinary team.
Essential Functions and Work Responsibilities
Functional Category: Primary Care

Estimated Percent of time Spent ' 100%

-- Evaluates participants and documents information in participant's chart.

-- Performs physical examination and orders and interprets diagnostic tests.

-- Performs blood draws, EKG's, dressing changes and any other nursing interventions as needed.

-- Formulates an assessment of participant's condition and provides a treatment plan, including writing prescription(s) and providing ongoing follow-up of condition. Provides alternative methods of therapy to participants as appropriate.

-- Educates staff, participants and caregivers regarding healthcare issues and treatments.

-- Manages acute and long-term medical needs of participants in collaboration with other primary care providers and oversees the care needs of participants in nursing homes, homes, Assisted Living Facilities and/or group clinic settings.

Job Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Licensure, Certification, Registration or Designation


-- Current State of Colorado Nurse Practitioner license required.

-- Requires personal transportation, valid state issued driver's license, good driving record and auto insurance as required by law.

Work Experience and Qualifications


-- A minimum of five years experience as an RN with extensive experience in elderly care

-- A minimum of one year experience as a nurse practitioner in a geriatric setting

-- A minimum of one year working with the frail or elderly is required.


-- A minimum of one year experience as a nurse practitioner in a geriatric setting and full prescriptive authority preferred

-- Bi-lingual-Spanish Preferred

Keywords: InnovAge, Aurora, Geriatric Nurse Pract - PACE, Healthcare, Aurora, Colorado

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