House Calls Nurse Practitioner

Providers Chicago, Illinois


Description

Role Description

The Home Care Nurse Practitioner will immediately become an important contributor to the Oak Street Health team. We provide primary care to older adults in under-resourced communities. This role will support the development and expansion of our home-based care initiatives, under the guidance of the Director of the House Calls Program and in collaboration with our clinic-based care teams. This is a special opportunity to ensure the most vulnerable patients are well-cared for, even when they cannot come to clinic.

Core functions include:

  • Conduct home visits for complex patients according to defined pathways, including patients with limited mobility and patients leaving the hospital or SNF
  • Identify gaps in care and opportunities to support our sickest patients
  • Collaborate with PCPs, social workers, clinic staff, outside facilities, and specialists
  • Ensure clinical excellence, compliance with regulatory guidelines, and promotion of the Oak Street Health care model

What we’re looking for:

  • Genuine passion for primary care and reaching under-resourced communities
  • Strong clinical skills focused on older adults  with complex disease states
  • Home care experience (RN or APN) preferred
  • Desire to be a part of a fast-paced, innovative, quality-driven organization
  • Excellent communication, teamwork, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to professionally navigate high levels of ambiguity and change

Requirements:

  • Illinois APN and RN license in good standing (including US work authorization if applicable)
  • 1+ years APN experience, preferably with our population
  • Own car, with valid license, insurance, and good driving record
  • Flexibility to travel around Chicagoland
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) preferred
  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel and EMRs
  • A great attitude