Kelsey-Seybold

  • APC - Palliative Care

    City US-TX-Houston
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/7/2019 12:32 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-19747
    Category
    Provider
  • Overview

    Kelsey-Seybold Clinic is Houston's premier multispecialty group practice, founded in 1949 by Dr. Mavis Kelsey in Houston's famous Texas Medical Center. More than 400 physicians and allied health professionals practice at 19 locations and an accredited Sleep Center in the Greater Houston area. Medical services offered by Kelsey-Seybold include medical care in 55 medical specialties including primary care and specialty care, outpatient surgery centers, an accredited Sleep Center, a Radiation Therapy Center, laboratory services, advanced radiology services and other diagnostic services, 15 on-site Kelsey pharmacies and a secure web portal for patients to communicate with their Kelsey-Seybold doctors, get test results and schedule appointments.

     

    Kelsey-Seybold has been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as the nation’s first accredited Accountable Care Organization and a Level 3 (highest) Patient-Centered Medical Home. Kelsey-Seybold has many physicians in the Greater Houston area certified for excellence in diabetes, heart and stroke care by the NCQA. In addition to these recognitions, Kelsey-Seybold is home to a nationally accredited Breast Diagnostic Center,  Endoscopy Center,  Infusion Center and Cancer Center.

     

    Responsibilities

    The person in this position works in collaboration with a physician, and other palliative care team members, in an active practice to deliver palliative care and related health care services to patients and families.

     

    • Perform bedside/Clinic/ home based palliative care patient/family evaluation.
    • Assist with diagnosis, treatment, and management of acute and chronic health conditions.
    • Order, perform, and interpret laboratory and radiology tests within scope of professional practice.
    • Prescribe medications including controlled substances to the extent delegated and licensed.
    • Order treatments and durable medical equipment as indicated.
    • Perform other therapeutic or corrective measures as indicated, including urgent care.
    • Consult with palliative care physician or designees as needed, inform primary physician of services provided and collaborate with other physicians as needed.
    • Assist in all facets of care coordination for palliative care referrals.
    • Prepare and maintain accurate patient records, charts, and documents to support sound medical practice and reimbursement for services provided.
    • Assist in development of clinical practice guidelines/standards in support of quality palliative care.
    • Adhere to the practice of confidentiality regarding patients, families, staff and the organization.
    • Home and Nursing home visits on occasions.

    Qualifications

    Licensed to practice in state of Texas

    Prior nursing experience in oncology, hospice, geriatrics, or intensive care preferred, but not necessary.

    Masters Degree in Nursing

    Certified, or eligible, as a Clinical Nurse Specialist or Nurse Practitioner

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