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Nurse Practitioner (Hybrid) - Nurse Practitioner

Company: Strive Health
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: March 30, 2024

Job Description:

Nurse Practitioner (Hybrid)
What We Strive For

Strive Health is built for purpose - to transform a broken kidney care system. We are fundamentally changing the lives of people with kidney disease through early identification, engagement and comprehensive coordinated care. Strive's model is driven by a high-touch care team that integrates with local providers and spans the entire care journey from chronic kidney disease through end-stage kidney disease, leveraging comparative and predictive data and analytics to identify at-risk patients. Strive Health's interventions significantly reduce the rate of emergent dialysis crash, cut inpatient utilization and significantly improve patient outcomes and experience. Come join our journey as we create THE destination for top talent in the healthcare community and set a new standard for how kidney care should be done.

Why We're Worth the Application

* We Strive for excellence and Strive has been recognized with six Best Place to Work awards, including Forbes America's Best Startup Employers 2023 and 2022, Built In Colorado's Best Places to Work 2022 and 2024, Comparably's Best Places to Work in Denver 2022 and The Tech Tribune's Best Startups in Denver 2022. Additionally, Strive's CEO, Chris Riopelle, has been recognized as one of Denver Business Journal's Most Admired CEOs.
* We derive innovation and ideas from through authentic diversity intentionally building a team that represents the populations we serve in partnership with our Employee Resource Groups:
* Strive Forward - LGBTQ
* Underrepresented Minorities
* Women and Allies


* We care and support our Strivers within and beyond work to feel fully charged and empowered through our generous wellbeing offerings including:
* Flexible time off
* Companywide wellbeing days
* Volunteer time off
* Leave packages including a sabbatical, parental leave and eight weeks paid for living donor
* Professional development
* A dedicated certified financial planner
* Headspace, Carrot Fertility and Gympass for all Strivers


* We like to have fun by celebrating our successes as a team through team building, company gatherings, trivia, wellbeing raffles, pajama days, a companywide book club and more.
* We value tenacity to help us overcome obstacles with grit and determination to deliver compassionate kidney care.

Strive Care Partners Overview

Strive Care Partners (SCP) is a dedicated business unit within Strive Health that partners with nephrologists to share and succeed in global risk contracts with payors. SCP will benefit patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and end stage kidney disease (ESKD) through a comprehensive, patient-centered approach that enhances lives and local communities. SCP develops local market Managed Service Organizations (MSOs) that aggregate networks of nephrologists and provide them with the tools necessary to be successful in managing risk on their patients. Specifically, SCP delivers primary care services, specialized clinical programs, data integration and analytics, care teams, and administrative support services - all embedded within the nephrologist's practice. SCP contracts with local market payors on the nephrologists' behalf to take global risk on their CKD and ESRD patients and provides nephrologists with meaningful short-term and long-term financial incentives, including participation in shared savings and equity-based programs.

Nurse Practitioner

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 ESKD 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.

Essential Functions

* Accountable for patient outcomes and KPIs for a panel of CKD and ESKD patients.
* Understands value-based care and applies principles to practice.
* Assess patient needs including preventative care, immunizations, and screenings deliver advanced quality nursing care, and achieve optimal patient outcomes for patients with chronic kidney disease and ESKD.
* Obtains patient history, performs physical exam, orders, and interprets diagnostic tests and lab values to identify and assess patient's health care needs.
* Formulates a plan, diagnoses, and prognosis based on assessment findings and individual patient short term and longitudinal needs.
* Performs follow up assessments and touchpoints to address acute and interim events, monitor progress, update care plans.
* Adheres to expectations outlined in Strive's documentation policy.
* Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to meet immediate and longitudinal needs.
* Collaborates with external providers to ensure alignment on goals, treatment, and care plans.
* Follows best demonstrated practices and evidence-based medicine and incorporates best into patient care.
* Presents patient cases and provides clinical support for clinical rounds and interdisciplinary team meetings.
* Ensures assessment and plan of care incorporate best practices for chronic kidney care:
* CKD clinical care including management of all stages of CKD, co-morbidities, ESKD and support of transitions to renal replacement therapy, transplant, or conservative care


* Participation in shared decision making and end of life/advanced care planning discussions
* Serves patients and perform patient visits in multiple care settings as defined by role:
* Including patient home, clinics (where applicable), partner MD space (where applicable) and via telehealth/virtual visits
* House Calls/ Mobile NP - majority of visits conducted in patient home, minimal telehealth


* Meet in person with internal and/or external stakeholders to facilitate team and business priorities/opportunities.
* Serves as a liaison with dialysis facilities, PCPs, and nephrologists, providing care plan updates to help streamline the transitions in care.
* SCP NP: Deliver primary and urgent care visits to adult and geriatric patients with history of chronic kidney disease (in designated markets).
* Responsible for maintaining current board certification and state specific requirements for continuing education.
* Remains up to date on guidelines and advances for kidney care and associated co-morbidities including Strive specific clinical programs, protocols, policies and procedures.
* Participates in Strive's on-call program.
* Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

* Completion of Master's or Doctorate level degree in Nursing
* Minimum of 2 (two) years' experience as a Nurse Practitioner
* Current state specific licensure required
* Obtain additional licenses as required to meet patient and contractual needs
* National Board Certification
* Current Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) license required for SCP and markets with contractual requirements
* Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare personnel (BLS) certification required
* Experience as a family/primary care or geriatric NP or experience in internal medicine, cardiology, nephrology or diabetes
* Basic computer skills and experience with EHR required
* Experience with electronic medical record, preferable 2 years
* Internet connectivity - Min speeds: 3.8Mbps/3.0Mbps (up/down): Latency

Keywords: Strive Health, Philadelphia , Nurse Practitioner (Hybrid) - Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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