Behavioral Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP required)

<em><strong>Your Talent. Our Vision.&nbsp;</strong> </em>At CareMore, a proud member of the Anthem, Inc. family of companies specializing in providing senior Americans a complete and pro-active health care experience, it&rsquo;s a powerful combination.&nbsp; It&rsquo;s the foundation upon which we&rsquo;re creating greater care for our members, greater value for our customers and greater health for our communities.<strong> Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.</strong>

Los Angeles, CA

CareMore Health

<strong>CareMore is a health care delivery system built on compassion and fueled by innovation, treating patients and families with the care and dignity they deserve.</strong><br /><br />CareMore has expanded to 7 states spanning both coasts, and serves over 100,000 patients. Our&nbsp;leadership team all have a passion for furthering our mission to be a beacon of hope for those we serve, as well as our peers across the industry. We&rsquo;ll do whatever it takes to provide the care that will really make a difference in people&rsquo;s lives. We pride ourselves in going above and beyond to understand our patients so we can serve them in the best way possible. At CareMore, patients are supported by a team of clinicians who coordinate care, remain well-informed of patient needs, and helps patients navigate the care system.<br /><br /><strong>Are you an individual who is passionate about using your unique skills and talents to make a difference in people&rsquo;s lives? If so, get in touch!</strong>

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Overview: Responsible for providing for the health care needs of patients in collaboration with the physician, through advanced assessment and identification of health states including abnormal conditions, diagnosing, treatment and evaluation.
Responsibilities: <p>Performs care in a specialty area such as cardiology, pulmonology, etc. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:</p> <ul> <li>Utilizes evidence-based clinical practice standards to provide direct clinical services for patients within prescribed guidelines and physician instructions.</li> <li>Acts independently to perform individual assessments, diagnostic functions, specialized risk assessments, and make critical decisions regarding a wide variety of health situations, including high risk and crisis situations.</li> <li>Acquires patient health histories and evaluates patient, performing physical examinations.</li> <li>Orders, interprets and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patients clinical problems and health care needs.</li> <li>Discusses case with physician. Formulates and documents care plan.</li> <li>Prescribes medication or other forms of treatment.</li> <li>Participates in On-Call program which may include after-hours, weekend and holiday calls and visitations.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Requires an MS in Nursing;</li> <li>3 years of related experience with clinical emphasis for nurse practitioner; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.</li> <li>Current unrestricted RN license and NP license in applicable state required.</li> <li>Certification in a specialty required. For CareMore business units, satisfactory completion of a pre-placement Tuberculosis test is a requirement for this position.</li> </ul>