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UMP19-103 Stanford NP/PA Geriatric/Palliative Care, San Jose

San Jose, CA
Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, Geriatrics/Palliative Care
University Medical Partners
San Jose, CA
 
University Medical Partners (UMP), a partner of Stanford Medicine, is seeking a full-time BC/BE Geriatrics/Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our clinic network in San Jose, CA.
 
Position Details:
  • The Geriatrics/Palliative Care NP/PA is the primary point of contact for high-risk, high-acuity patients included in the Complex Clinical Care (CCC) program
  • This position will require you to provide care independently in different settings including home visits, skilled nursing facilities, hospital visits, and step-down acute care facilities
  • Geriatrics/Palliative Care NP/PA maintains constant care throughout the patient’s experience which includes onboarding, episodic service, and standard follow-up
  • Responsible for initial assessment and Care Plan
  • Reconcile and modify medications and care in collaboration with primary care physician
  • Facilitate communication among patient, family caregivers, and health care professionals
  • Conduct Home Safety Assessment and Comprehensive Chronic Condition Assessment (inclusive of HCC) within 72 hours of discharge
  • Seeking dynamic Nurse Practitioner with at least 1 years’ clinical experience, preferably in Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, or Palliative Care
  • Must have a passion for working with a small population of complex senior patients
  • Requires travel throughout South Bay Area
  • Must possess high empathy and a commitment to deliver excellent quality and service as part of the Stanford Health Care CCC Team
  • The incumbent must have proven skills in effective outreach; must have pleasant, direct, and clear communication
  • The Geriatrics/Palliative Care NP/PA is expected to learn, use, and apply principles relating to Lean/Six Sigma, population management, quality principles and practices, motivational interviewing and care pathways in their daily work
  • Must be able to use standard health care process improvement methodologies (CQI, Lean, PDSA)
 
Why practice with us?
  • Competitive salary and generous benefit package including 401k, malpractice coverage and more
  • Collaborative and collegial environment
  • Physician-led and managed Medical Group
  • Partner with Stanford University School of Medicine Faculty
  • We utilize EPIC as our electronic medical record
  • Relocation allowance
About Us:
Our mission is to deliver on the promise of Precision Health and Wellness to our patients, their families, and the community we serve. We partner with Stanford Medicine in a common vision of clinical excellence, education, and innovation.
 
University Medical Partners, Inc. is a California professional corporation owned and led by physicians and other healthcare practitioners.  We aim to enhance group and individual performance through a unified and high-quality clinician-led network.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
 
To apply, please send a copy of your CV to:  UHAprovider@stanfordhealthcare.org
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