Behavioral Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP), Cerritos, CA
July 9, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Your Talent. Our Vision. At CareMore, a proud member of the Anthem, Inc. family of companies specializing in providing senior Americans a complete and pro-active health care experience, it’s a powerful combination. It’s the foundation upon which we’re creating greater 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.
This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve.
Responsible for providing for the health care needs of patients in collaboration with the physician, through advanced assessment and identification of health states including abnormal conditions, diagnosing, treatment and evaluation.
Performs care in a specialty area such as cardiology, pulmonology, etc. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:
Utilizes evidence-based clinical practice standards to provide direct clinical services for patients within prescribed guidelines and physician instructions.
Acts independently to perform individual assessments, diagnostic functions, specialized risk assessments, and make critical decisions regarding a wide variety of health situations, including high risk and crisis situations.
Acquires patient health histories and evaluates patient, performing physical examinations.
Orders, interprets and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patients clinical problems and health care needs.
Discusses case with physician. Formulates and documents care plan.
Prescribes medication or other forms of treatment.
Participates in On-Call program which may include after-hours, weekend and holiday calls and visitations.
Requires an MS in Nursing;
3 years of related experience with clinical emphasis for nurse practitioner; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
Current unrestricted RN license and NP license in applicable state required.
PMHNP Certification required. For CareMore business units, satisfactory completion of a pre-placement Tuberculosis test is a requirement for this position.
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Additional Salary Information: 12.5% target bonus
Internal Number: PS8186
CareMore is a health care delivery system built on compassion and fueled by innovation, treating patients and families with the care and dignity they deserve. Our gold standard is to provide care that we would want to give to our own loved ones. That’s the difference we want to make in the lives of those we care for—that our patients would have the assurance that they are in good hands and will receive the right care, which also gives profound peace of mind to them and their families. We take more time to truly get to know those we care for, because caring takes time. A visit to the doctor shouldn’t feel rushed. Each patient has a unique story that encompasses far more than what’s in the medical chart. We take the time to better know our patients so we can make a bigger difference in their health. A disease’s impact isn’t limited to its symptoms—it can affect daily routines, habits, and social connections. That’s why we do not focus solely on treating health issues but aim to solve the root cause, whether it is health, behavioral, economic, or social. Every one of our care centers is filled with stories of CareMore clinicians going above and beyond for their patients.