RN - Annual Wellness Visit Nurse - WellSpan Internal Medicine - Apple Hill

York, PA | Physician Practices | Tracking Code: 57001

Position Summary:

 

 

General Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Practice Manager and works in collaboration with the primary care providers and all members of the health care team. Primary responsibilities include identification of Medicare patients appropriate for Annual Wellness Visits (AWV) and execution of the guided processes to complete the AWV. May also assist clinical staff and physicians with completion of other clinical tasks such as portal messages and patient requests as needed. Assesses healthcare needs that require additional follow up by primary care provider and assists patients in scheduling appropriate follow-up.   This position requires expertise in the nursing process, using critical thinking skills to plan and coordinate care. Responsible and accountable for direct and indirect patient care for designated patient populations as a member of the clinical team.  Must be an innovative thinker and open to changing the way we deliver care. Duties may include quality monitoring, patient assessments, direct patient care, triage, administration of IVs and patient/staff education.  Provides safe, therapeutic, efficient quality care and services to all patients served.  Functions as a member of the health care team at registered nurse level to assist in the planning and implementation of patient care, based upon sound nursing judgment, clinical preparation, knowledge, skills and experience.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  The following are essential job accountabilities:

  1. Review office schedules and identify patients appropriate and due for Medicare AWV.
  2. Work collaboratively with clinical teams to accomplish AWV in an efficient manner for patient and team.
  3. Follow AWV protocols and standing orders including completion of preventive services that may result from AWV.
  4. Develop and share knowledge of AWV eligibility and documentation requirements.
  5. Develop knowledge of Medicare preventive services and clinical guideline recommendations for those serves.
  6. Address open quality gaps with patients and works collaboratively with patient towards closure of those gaps.
  7. May assist with other clinical duties such as patient messages, prescription refills, triage or procedures.
  8. Utilize appropriate protocols and standing orders in delivering patient care.
  9. Participate in regular team meetings, huddles, staff meeting and quality improvement projects to improve patient care.
  10. Maintain annual competencies for role.
  11. Document all communication with patient in electronic medical record.

 

 

Required Skills

 

Requires Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal/communications skills
  • Models team work
  • Self-motivated and dependable
  • Able to work independently

 

 

Required Experience

 

Required Experience:

  • Associate's Degree Required 
  • Current RN license
  • 3 - 5 years Office Nurse Experience 
  • BCLS certification

 

 

 


Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,500 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 19,000 employees, and 170 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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