Kelsey-Seybold Clinic

Job ID: 5831
Job Type: Full Time

Job Summary:

This position works under the supervision of the Managing Physician for Primary Care at Home to help provide value based medical care and care coordination for homebound patients. The APC is involved in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of medical and nursing care for patients with complex care needs. The Care Manager – Nurse Practitioner assesses the physical and psycho-social condition of patients by performing and obtaining comprehensive or problem-focused physical examinations and medical histories. The Care Manager orders, collects, interprets, and evaluates laboratory and other diagnostic tests to assess patient problems and health care needs. The Care Manager may prescribe and/or recommend medical drug therapies or other forms of related therapeutic treatments and procedures in accordance with approved protocols/policy and with attention to efficacy, safety, and cost. The Care Manager formulates and implements comprehensive outcomes-based patient care plans based on patient assessments, scientific rationale, standards of care, and professional practice guidelines. The Care Manger initiates timely consultations and referrals when the problem exceeds their scope of practice and/or expertise. This position requires home and virtual visits. The goal is to do about 6 home visits per day. 

Kelsey Seybold Clinic accepts H1B Visas.

Responsibilities: 

  • Serve as physician extender in the clinic setting
  • Evaluate patients in the clinic setting
  • Document evaluations in a timely manner
  • Order medications and tests as per guidelines and protocols
  • Follow-up on tests and consults
  • Schedule clinical studies as per guidelines and protocols
  • Coordinate referrals/consults
  • Handle MKO messages, results, CC charts, telephone encounters and surgical risk assessments as needed within scope of practice and as directed by the supervising physician
  • Schedule clinical studies as per guidelines and protocols
  • Coordinate referrals/consults

 

Qualifications:

  • Graduate from an Accredited School of Physician Assistant Studies or Master’s in Nursing.
  • Licensed in the State of Texas.
  • Board Certified and/or Board Eligible.
  • 2 years of experience in an outpatient primary care setting required.

 

About Kelsey-Seybold Clinic 
Kelsey-Seybold Clinic is Houston’s premier multispecialty group practice, founded in 1949 by Dr. Mavis Kelsey in Houston’s renowned Texas Medical Center. More than 700 physicians and allied health professionals practice at 40+ locations in the Greater Houston area. Kelsey-Seybold offers quality medical care in 65 medical specialties. The organization operates the largest freestanding Ambulatory Surgery Center in the state of Texas and offers state-of-the-art Varian TrueBeam and Varian Edge radiation therapy technology at a nationally accredited Cancer Center. An accredited Sleep Center, comprehensive laboratory services, advanced imaging and diagnostics, 19 onsite Kelsey pharmacies and one specialty pharmacy, and MyKelseyOnline, a secure web portal, are part of its comprehensive offerings. Kelsey-Seybold partners with major insurers to offer value-based commercial health plans. KelseyCare Advantage, a Medicare Advantage plan offered to Houston-area beneficiaries and affiliated with Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, has achieved the coveted 5-out-of-5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid for six consecutive years.

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 and heart and stroke care by the NCQA. In addition to these recognitions, Kelsey-Seybold is home to a nationally accredited Breast Diagnostic Center, and Endoscopy Center.

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by organizational policy or by federal, state, or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. Kelsey-Seybold is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

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