and Aspire Health
are entering a new growth
phase, as a proven care delivery model for the highest-risk. We are a team of
committed clinicians and business leaders passionate about transforming
American healthcare delivery. We build and lead integrated, multi-disciplinary
clinical teams to care for the most complex patients and currently serve nearly
200,000 patients in 30+ states across Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial
populations. We strive for excellence and have achieved significant and measurable
improvement in total cost of care, clinical outcomes, and experience. As an
Anthem subsidiary, we benefit from the scale and resources one of America’s
largest managed healthcare organizations.
is the nation’s leading community-based palliative care
provider. Aspire specializes in providing an extra layer of support to
patients facing a serious illness through an ambitious palliative care program
focused on caring for patients in their homes and outpatient clinics. Aspire’s
clinicians are experts in providing patients with relief from the symptoms,
pain, and stress of a serious illness; helping patients and caregivers navigate
the healthcare system; guiding patients and caregivers through difficult and
complex treatment choices; and providing emotional and spiritual support to
patients and their families. As an Anthem subsidiary, we benefit from
the scale and resources one of America’s largest managed healthcare
$5,000 Sign On Bonus
– Positions available in: Tucson, Arizona, Boise, Idaho, Portland, Oregon and Seattle, Washington.
You must reside in the area or within a reasonable commuting distance.
Work Schedule: 8 am – 5 pm, Monday – Friday.
About the Nurse Practitioner Role:
Our Nurse Practitioners play a vital role at Aspire – and this is an ideal
choice for the individual who has the passion, devotion, and desire to impact
the lives of the patients and families we serve in palliative
care. Our NPs collaborate with our Lead Physicians, the
patient’s other physicians and providers, and their family members to develop
complex plans of care in accordance with the patient’s health status and
overall goals and values. Aspire has a network of support in our
Patient Care Center, which enables us to provide a comprehensive network of
clinical and non-clinical support to you. In addition, our NPs take part in bi-weekly interdisciplinary team meetings, call schedules and
scheduled in-service and education session
What you’ll be doing:
- You’ll be providing the Aspire services in home
settings, traveling within your designated territory to provide excellent
care to a small number of patients daily.
- This means you will develop and implement clinical
plans of care for adult patients facing chronic and complex conditions
(e.g., co-morbid medical and mental health diagnoses, limited personal
resources, chronic medical conditions.) You will gather history and
physical exam and diagnostics as needed, and then develop and implement
treatment plans given the patient’s goals of care and current conditions.
- An important element of the role is the ability to meet
the patient’s and family’s physical and psychosocial needs with support
and input from the Aspire inter-disciplinary team.
- Our NPs educate patients and families about
medication usage, side effects, illness progression, diet and nutrition,
medical adherence and crisis anticipation and prevention.
- Each day, you will be in contact with other Aspire
clinical team members, patients’ other physicians and patients’ other
medical providers to coordinate optimal care and resources for the patient
and his or her family – in a timely basis and consistent with state
regulations and Aspire Health standards and policy.
- You’ll be supported along the way by our Patient Care
Center, which provides another layer of interaction with the patient and
patient families, and provides our NP’s clinical and non-clinical
- Each day, you’ll maintain patient medical records and
medical documentation consistent with state regulations and Aspire Health
standards and policy through our EMR system.
- Participate in continuing education as required by the
state where you reside.
- Prescribe medication as permitted by your state
- Other related duties as deemed necessary.
Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired
- Family or Adult Nurse Practitioner with appropriate certification and licensure in the state where
you reside is required.
- Must have 2 years+ of practicing Nurse Practitioner experience.
- In home-based services, complex cases, hospice
and/or palliative care is preferred; some bedside hospital, oncology, ER
or ICU experience is highly preferred.
- Possession of DEA registration or eligibility is required.
- CPR certification required.
- Reliable automobile, valid driver’s license and minimum
state required liability auto insurance. Mileage is reimbursed as you
travel in your personal vehicle to scheduled appointments daily.
- Experience working with EMR (Electronic Medical
Records) systems is preferred.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills to
ensure that each of your interactions with patients, family caregivers,
clinicians, and team members is effective and meaningful.
Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2018 Diversity Inc
magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and
apply, please visit us at careers.antheminc.com. An Equal Opportunity