NP/PA: Transitions of Care
Boise, Idaho, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Nurse Practitioner
Specialty Family Practice/Primary Care
Location Boise, Idaho, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 2/27/24
St. Luke's Health System is currently seeking a full-time Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our Transitions of Care team supporting patients with virtual appointments from our Virtual Care Center after an acute hospital stay with the goal of safely transitioning patients from the acute setting to home. With this team, St. Luke's provides a unique and modern care to high-risk patients from their home, focusing on preventing readmissions and supporting at-home needs. Additionally, collaborating with care teams through in-person assessments and virtual care visits.The selected APP will help transition patients from an acute hospital setting to an outpatient setting, managing symptoms with remote patient monitoring equipment, telephone encounters, and virtual visits. This position does have a four day a week schedule, intermediate weekend coverage , with a required call rotation. The Advanced Practice Provider (Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner) is responsible for providing high-quality healthcare through the diagnosis and treatment of patients with conditions ranging from mild, to acute and/or chronic. The APP works under the supervision of a designated physician, and in collaboration with a team of other providers and staff. This position requires someone experienced in internal medicine, medication management, needs to be comfortable with technology, has strong communication and collaboration skills and works well independently and with cross-functional teams. JOB REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE:Graduation from an accredited school with a minimum of a Master’s Degree and certification, as required by the specialty, as well as eligibility to obtain licensure from Idaho to practice as a Nurse Practitioner.Must obtain and maintain unrestricted prescriptive authority, DEA, and controlled substance licenses.Excellent communication skills to include oral and written comprehension/expression.Ability to manage a fast-paced, busy clinical environment related to changing patient needs, including work with patients with acute, chronic, and complex disease processes.Ability and willingness to exhibit behaviors consistent with standards for performance improvement and organizational values (e.g., efficiency & financial responsibility, safety, partnership & service, teamwork, compassion, integrity, and trust & respect). WHY ST. LUKE'S? St. Luke’s is Idaho’s largest employer and most awarded health system, with a medical staff of over 1,800 physicians and advanced practice providers. Made up of eight hospitals around central and southern Idaho, we are proud to be the only locally owned and operated, physician-led, not-for-profit health system in the state. St. Luke’s has been awarded as one of the Top 15 Health Systems in the country for the eigth consecutive year, designated by IBM Watson Health Analytics. We are committed to providing high quality patient care and positively impacting the lives of those in our community. St. Luke’s enjoys an outstanding reputation as both a quality employer and a superior healthcare organization. ABOUT BOISE:Known as the "City of Trees," Boise is Idaho's capital city—both a cultural center and a playground for those who love the outdoors. Boise is located on the Boise river in southwestern Idaho. A vibrant downtown area affords fine dining, theatre, music, and college and semi-professional sports. Downtown Boise's main attractions include the Idaho State Capitol, the classic Egyptian Theatre, the Boise Art Museum, Julia Davis Park and Zoo Boise. The Greenbelt follows the beautiful Boise River corridor for more than 30 miles, and the Boise foothills are home to miles of hiking and biking trails. *St. Luke’s is an equal opportunity employer without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.