The Lady with the Lamp is a nurse practitioner practice that brings healthcare services to home-bound geriatric patients in their place of residence, including personal homes, independent-living, assisted-living, skilled-nursing facilities, and personal care homes. We provide meaningful care and coordination with the goal of increasing quality of life and preventing unnecessary hospitalizations. Our nurse practitioners and staff are well-versed in the chronic conditions facing the geriatric population. We leverage this expertise to manage the comprehensive care needs of our patients through proactive communication with all parties involved, including the patient, their families, and their entire care team; including facility staff, home-health and hospice agencies. We are seeking dynamic individuals who desire autonomy, thrive in an environment in which they become deeply knowledgeable of the patient, their lives, and their support system, embrace the role of educating patients and families of their choices and challenges, see the advantages of being responsible for the overall coordination and execution of the patient’s care plan, and are rewarded by being a critical member of our patient’s overall well-being.
We’re looking for very special people for this position. You must have a passion for interacting with patients well beyond their visits. You’ll be communicating with a wide range of people throughout your involvement with their care and must be driven by improving their quality of life while helping to reduce their overall cost of care. You’ll get to know your patients and the relationships you develop will provide you with a constant feedback loop that will help you grow as a practitioner. You’ll also be interacting with all parts of the geriatric healthcare ecosystem, requiring you to have the ability to successfully manage a variety of personalities and competing interests.
- Performs relevant patient assessments and physical examinations in the patient’s place of residence.
- Coordinates, directs, and implements patient’s plan of care.
- Reconciles medications and manages compliance through transitions.
- Orders, conducts, and interprets pertinent laboratory and diagnostic studies and procedures.
- Makes medical recommendations and/or referrals.
- Educates and addresses transitions in care and the roles patients and families play.
- Formulates, implements, and evaluates an outcome-based treatment plan.
- Uses evidence-based practice in making decisions about patient care.
- Maintains appropriate records detailing the patient’s treatment plans and outcomes.
- Facilitates patient education relating to medical processes, medication, nutrition, and health promotions.
- Collaborates with patients, families, other clinicians, and referral services to assist in the patient’s care.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Current Texas licensure as a Registered Nurse
- Current Texas licensure as an APRN
- Master’s in Nursing with completion of a Post-Master’s Nurse Practitioner certification
- Managing the NP’s schedule
- Confirming appointments
- Preparing the NP for each visit
- Capturing vitals
- Initiating orders
- Ensuring orders are received
- Reviewing labs and identifying critical values
- Answering phone calls from patients and facilities
- Initiating visit records within the EMR
- Producing billing records
- Working in the field with a NP
Ideal candidates must:
- Have reliable transportation
- Possess a high quality work ethic
- Demonstrate the ability to multi-task
- Successfully manage tasks
- Be comfortable in a dynamic work environment where assignments quickly change
- Possess strong communication skills
- Possess good computer skills
- Demonstrate a consistent and reliable work attendance record
- Be geographically located near our office (the Kingwood, Humble, Atascocita areas of Texas)
Please send a resume and a description of your background as it relates to our services to