Alignment Healthcare is a population health management company dedicated to changing the way health care is delivered in the United States. We are a fast-growing, highly dynamic organization that isn’t content with the status quo. We are looking for dedicated, innovative individuals who thrive in a fast-paced environment to join our team and help us carry out our vision - that is, to lead a movement that transformationally improves health care.

Join us today and we will give you every opportunity to succeed.

Advanced Practice Clinician, Virtual Care Center (Must Be Licensed In CA, NV or NC)

Location: Remote - CA, California US

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Job Number: 2527

Position Title: Advanced Practice Clinician, VCC

External Description:

*****Must Be Licensed in California, Nevada or North Carolina.*****

Must be flexible with schedule as position is active 24 hours 7 days a week This includes alternative shifts such as day, evening, or overnight, weekends, and holiday coverage. Shifts can be scheduled over 8 or 10 hours.

Alignment Healthcare was founded with a mission to revolutionize health care with a serving heart culture. Through its unique integrated care delivery models, deep physician partnerships and use of proprietary technologies, Alignment is committed to transforming health care one person at a time.

By becoming a part of the Alignment Healthcare team, you will provide members with the quality of care they truly need and deserve. We believe that great work comes from people who are inspired to be their best. We have built a team of talented and experienced people who are passionate about transforming the lives of the seniors we serve. In this fast-growing company, you will find ample room for growth and innovation alongside the Alignment community.

 

The Alignment Virtual Care Center is a collaborative approach to providing patients telehealth services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It is intended to provide support for Alignment Healthcare patients by being available to address any concern at any time. This program provides patients with medical and social support through virtual visit when they need it, with the goal of preventing unnecessary hospitalizations, health complications, and unmanaged disease progression that can occur when timely clinical interventions are not provided or are not accessible. The virtual care center program is offered to eligible patients at no cost to them.

 

In this role, APCs will conduct virtual visits when patient triaging calls are escalated up from the VCC RN. The nature of the virtual visits can vary based on the complexity of the patient concern and acuity level. Scheduled visits will also be added to the calendar to help meet the demand of comprehensive visits goals. APCs will work within an interdisciplinary team environment that includes RNs, social workers, health coaches, and coordinators to provide and support both the clinical and social aspects of care for these patients.

 

General Duties/Responsibilities:

(May include but are not limited to)

  • Conduct virtual visits on Alignment members.
  • The virtual visit comprehensive assessment includes:
    • Past medical history
    • Review of symptoms
    • Physical examination
    • Medication review
    • Cognitive/depression screenings
  • Provide patient education, emphasizing importance of consistent monitoring of health needs, and recommending community resources
  • Facilitate patient empowerment and quality of life by promoting educated, independent patient choice on all aspects of care when necessary
  • Matching care desired with care given while providing true, informed consent
  • Identify diagnoses to be used in care management and active medical management in the furtherance of treatment
  • Formulate a list of current and past medical conditions using clinical knowledge and judgment and the findings of your assessment
  • Communicate findings in your assessment that will be used to generate a post-visit summary note to the PCP updating him/her and as well as identifying potential gaps in care. These findings can also be used to refer the patient to the Care Anywhere program.
  • Educate members on topics such as chronic conditions, self-care, sick-day plans, and medication and compliance
  • Participate in weekly interdisciplinary team meetings to discuss and develop the most appropriate care plans possible based on the needs of our members/patients.
  • Comply with all HIPAA regulations and maintain security of protected health information (PHI)

Minimum Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The 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.

 

Minimum Experience:

  • Computer literacy/EMR proficiency
  • At least one (1) year prior clinical experience

Education/Licensure:

  • Active California, North Carolina, and Nevada state license as a Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant
  • Active Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Board Certification
  • Medicare Part D Prescriber
  • NP (Nurse Practitioner):
  • Active RN License (Must, upon hire)
  • Active NP License (Must, upon hire)
  • Furnishing number (Must, upon hire)
  • NPI Number (Must, upon start)
  • DEA Number (Must, within 6 months of start)
  • Board Certification: AANP, ANCC (Must, within 6 months of start)
  • Valid BLS (Basic Life Support) (Must, upon start)
  • Valid ACLS (Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (Preferred)

PA (Physician Assistant):

  • Active PA License (Must, upon hire)
  • NPI Number (Must, upon start)
  • DEA Number (Must, within 6 months of start)
  • Board Certification: NCCPA (Must, within 6 months of start)
  • Valid BLS (Basic Life Support) (Must, upon start)
  • Valid ACLS (Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (Preferred)

Other:

  • Knowledge of current clinical standards of care
  • Ability to work independently
  • Experience in care of older adult (geriatric) patients preferred
  • Home care experience preferred
  • Excellent administrative, organizational and verbal skills preferred
  • Effective communication skills especially with older adults preferred
  • Previous EPIC experience preferred but not required preferred
  • Must be open to flexible schedule as position is active 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Physical Functions:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee regularly is required to stand, walk, sit, use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee frequently lifts and/or moves up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

 

Alignment Healthcare, LLC is proud to practice Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action. We are looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disable/Protected Veteran.

If you require any reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in

completing the online application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please contact careers@ahcusa.com.

City: Remote - CA

State: California

Location City: Remote - CA

Location State: California

Community / Marketing Title: Advanced Practice Clinician, Virtual Care Center (Must Be Licensed In CA, NV or NC)

Company Profile:

Who is Alignment Healthcare?

  • Socially responsible
  • Technologically enabled
  • Concierge care
  • Transformation
  • Servant leadership

We are dedicated to transforming the complex and confusing process of medical treatment in the United States so that every link in the health care continuum becomes more efficient, productive, and effective. We built a team of people who want to make a difference. Come join the team that is changing health care one person at a time.

We believe that great work comes from people who are inspired to be their best. We invite you to explore our wide variety of roles based on your unique experience.

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