Anthem, Inc. Nurse Practitioner-Psychiatry in West Des Moines, Iowa
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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Virtual Hub
Your Talent. Our Vision. At CareMore, a proud member of the Anthem, Inc. family of companies, it’s a powerful combination. It’s the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care. CareMore is a proven care delivery model for the highest-risk. We are a team of committed clinicians and business leaders passionate about transforming American healthcare delivery. We build and lead integrated, multi-disciplinary clinical teams to care for the most complex patients. We strive for excellence and have achieved significant and measurable improvement in total cost of care, clinical outcomes, and experience. As an Anthem subsidiary, we benefit from the scale and resources one of America’s largest managed healthcare organizations.
The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner is responsible for managing patient care and treatment in collaboration with the physician via Telehealth.
Primary duties may include, but are not limited to: - Performs health assessments and preventative health measures within prescribed guidelines and physician instructions via telemedicine. - Provides psychiatric health services, education, counseling, and emotional support. - Management of acute and chronic disease conditions. - Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient’s clinical problems and health care needs. - Collaborates with the market behavioral health team, including Psychiatrists, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners, Psychotherapists, Behavioral Health case managers and Social Work team. - Participates in daily behavioral health, high risk huddle rounds. - Ongoing physician case discussion and collaboration of complex care cases. - Formulates and documents care plan. - Prescribes medication or other forms of treatment. - Utilizes a variety of platforms to provide patient care, including telehealth, face-to-face visits, or field visitations
Requires an MS in Nursing. - Must have a minimum of 1 year of clinical, practicing nurse practitioner experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
Current unrestricted RN license and NP license in the state of California is required. - Board Certification: PMHNP-BC highly preferred. - DEA license and NPI number highly preferred. - Medicare Part D Prescriber preferred
Valid BLS certification preferred - Experience in working with the behavioral health population with cognitive disorders preferred. - Experience working with the geriatric population. - Bilingual communication skills in English and Spanish is highly preferred. - For CareMore business units, satisfactory completion of a Tuberculosis test is a requirement for this position.