PACE regulations require a participant’s community based PCP to serve as a member of the interdisciplinary team. The Nurse Practitioner assigned to the community based physician program acts as a liaison between the office practice and the IDT to ensure care coordination and services continuity as well as accurate and complete medical documentation. They assist with managing daily tasks for each patient. They represent the PCP when they are unable to attend meetings. As community based physicians work through the Montefiore system, the successful CB-PCP Nurse Practitioner will be able to commute between the Bronx and Westchester, communicate telephonically and in-person with participant providers and attend clinical sessions at multiple sites.
Education: Master’s degree in nursing with completion of accredited program for nurse practitioners (family, adult, or geriatric) required.
ANCC certification, current State of New York RN and Advance Practice Nurse Prescriber licenses and Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration required.
Experience: Minimum one-year recent clinical nursing experience with an at risk or elderly population required.
Desired Personal Attributes: Dependable, flexible, and resourceful. Able to change priorities per participant needs. Interested in at risk adult. Ability to work effectively with physicians, staff of day centers and other health providers. Ability to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.