Stanford NP/PA Geriatric/Palliative Care San Jose

Stanford Medicine Partners
San Jose
California US
Job Category: 
Nurse Practitioner
Home Care
Full Time
San Jose , CA
Posting Date: 
December 17, 2019
Expiration Date: 
January 22, 2020

Stanford Health Care

Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Opening

Geriatrics/Palliative Care NP/PA, Complex Clinical Care Program

  • Full-time opportunity
  • 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)
  • Competitive Salary and Benefits offered
  • Epic EMR experience a plus
Application Submission: 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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