'ike Group
  • ‘Ekahi Care Management
  • Honolulu, HI, USA

Overview


'Ekahi Care Management (ECM) aims to develop and deliver disease management, care management, and well-being programs with a lifestyle medicine approach. ECM is enriching lives in Hawaii by sparking healthcare innovation in comprehensive, high risk care, and prevention and wellness program. 'Ekahi Wellness is a new specialty clinic with the focus on diabetes and metabolic syndrome management. 'Ekahi Wellness is a team-oriented approach to move the total cost of care needle in the right direction. 

ECM is seeking a Nurse Practitioner with a specialty in chronic care management. The Nurse Practitioner works closely with the primary care providers to provide diabetes medical management to their patients. The NP will work closely with the multidisciplinary team to support the participants along their wellness journey. This position is a part time position with the ability to evolve into a full-time role dependent on panel growth.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties


  • The NP functions as an expert practitioner with educator consultant, researcher and leadership role components and functions autonomously and in collaboration with other health care professionals to enhance the quality of nursing practice and patient care
  • Assesses patient needs and works with the team to develop and individualized education plan of care to facilitate the development and application of needed skills to positively impact diabetes management
  • Since education has been recognized as key to the management of chronic conditions, work requires professional expertise in not only in the disease state, but also in education, motivational interviewing techniques for behavior change, and translating the science of nutrition and medicine into practice to help people with diabetes and other chronic conditions to manage the disease themselves
  • Facilitates a high level of participant satisfaction
  • Complies with HIPAA privacy and patient confidentiality policies and procedures
  • Supports the delivery team through on-going collaboration, case consultation, and process improvement
  • Provides health care that includes services to individuals and families, which emphasize health promotion, disease prevention, and diagnosis and management of acute and chronic diseases
  • Direct care services may include, but are not limited to taking vitals, obtaining point of care blood testing, obtaining a patient history, providing a complete or focused physical examination, ordering, conducting and interpreting diagnostic and laboratory tests, patient and family education, and dealing with social, economic and ethical issues within the scope of a health care provider
  • Indirect patient care services may include but are limited to setting standards for nursing practice and facilitating the professional practice of nursing care at the bedside
  • Develops protocols for care, as appropriate, serves as a health care researcher, interdisciplinary consultant, and patient advocate
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications


  • 2 years nursing experience required
  • 1 year of clinical experience working as an APRN preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years experience working with the diabetes and chronic disease population
  • Recognition as an APRN by the Hawaii State Board of Nursing
  • Current BLS certification; ACLS as required for area
  • Credentialing and privileging required if providing medical level of care
  • Prescriptive authority for non-controlled and controlled substances depending upon area of assignment
  • Experience and adeptness in working with groups and individuals with individuals confronting chronic illness
  • Excellent public speaking skills and knowledge of adult education and coaching principles
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills with sensitivity to patient needs
  • Desire and willingness to collaborate as a member of a high functioning transdisciplinary team that supports personal transformation
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Strong passion for holistic health and wellness
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