Why Be a NP with Strive Health?

§  Build meaningful relationships and change lives in the nephrology space in a new way

§  Own your patient panel and work with autonomy at the top of your license

§  Create value as the leader of the Kidney Care Specialist Team that optimizes the patient experience and patient outcomes

§  Journey alongside your patient and their families


Position Summary

As part of Strive’s interdisciplinary clinical care team, the NP will utilize their advanced education, skills, and judgment to deliver advanced nursing care for CKD and ESRD patients. The NP will be responsible for managing patient care by working with the Strive interdisciplinary team of social workers, care coordinators, pharmacists, dietitians, and physicians to provide best in class patient care. The Strive NP will be an advocate, navigator, trusted clinician, and safety net for the patient while delivering exceptional clinical care, building empathy and trust with patients, and delivering a world class patient experience. 


Principle Duties & Responsibilities

§  Accountable for patient outcomes and KPIs for a panel of CKD and ESRD patients 

§  Assess patient needs, deliver advanced quality nursing care, and achieve optimal patient outcomes 

§  Follows established best practices for kidney care, including:

a.     Patient Intake and Assessment 

b.     CKD clinical care including management of CKD progression and co-morbidities and support of transitions to renal replacement therapy or conservative care 

c.      ESRD clinical care and co-morbidity management 

d.     Preventative care

e.     Patient engagement

f.      Close monitoring of high-risk patients

g.     Participation in shared decision making and Advanced Care Planning discussions

h.     Transplant Support – pre and post

i.       Collaboration with inpatient providers and Post Discharge Support

j.       ER Diversion

k.     End of Life Support

§  Excels at developing and fostering strong patient and family relationships that center on engagement, trust, honesty, empathy, follow-through and doing what’s best for the patient 

§  Willingness to drive prevention at every opportunity to slow progression, decrease exacerbations, and minimize complications, while keeping in mind what the patient wants for their life   

§  Collaborates well with all levels of the clinical team and is able to align and influence the care needs of a patient

§  Serves as a liaison with dialysis facilities, PCPs, and nephrologists, providing care plan updates to help streamline the transitions in care

§  Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities to improve skills 

§  Remains up-to-date and current on advances and trends in renal care treatment, guidelines, policies and procedures

§  Follows evidence-based medicine and incorporates best practices into patient care

§  Graduate of accredited School of Nursing Nurse Practitioner Program

§  Minimum of three (3) years' experience as a Nurse Practitioner

§  Current state specific licensure required

§  Current Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) license required or eligible to obtain within 90 days of hire

§  Preferred experience in internal medicine, nephrology, cardiology, acute care, or ICU care, 

§  Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required

§  Wound Care certification is a plus

§  Basic computer skills and experience with EHR required

§  Demonstrated proficiency in clinical assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, documentation, and evaluation of complex chronic patients

§  Excellent communicator, team builder, and results oriented

§  Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of data and managing to clinical, financial, and patient satisfaction outcomes

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