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Cardiology Nurse Practitioner - CenterWell - Houston, TX

Company: CenterWell
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Become a part of our caring community and help us put health first

CenterWell Senior Primary Care is one of the largest and fastest growing value-based care organizations in the country, operating over 270 centers across fifteen states.

Operating as a payor-agnostic, wholly owned subsidiary of Humana, our centers put the unique needs of seniors at the center of everything we do. Our Clinics offer a team-based care model where our physicians lead a multi-disciplinary care team supporting patient's physical, emotional, and social wellness.

Operating as a payor-agnostic, wholly owned subsidiary of Humana, our centers put the unique needs of seniors at the center of everything we do. Our Clinics offer a team-based care model where our physicians lead a multi-disciplinary care team supporting patient's physical, emotional, and social wellness.

The Cardiology Nurse Practitioner serves as a health-care provider who specializes in diagnosis, management, and follow-up of patients with any suspected or known heart diseases. The Nurse Practitioner work assignments involve outpatient office and telehealth visits, curbside consults with referring physicians, coordination of pacemaker/defibrillator monitoring, initiation and delivery of IV medications, supervision of stress testing, and patient and/or provider-level didactic presentations. This is a rare opportunity that allows for work-life balance within the field of cardiology, with working hours M-F, and no hospital call or weekend requirements.

Use your skills to make an impact


Evaluates and treats center patients in accordance with standards of care.

Follows level of medical care and quality for patients and monitors care using available data and chart reviews.

Acts as an active participant and key source of medical expertise with the care team through daily huddles.

Helps Area Medical Director and Center Administrator in setting a tone of cooperation in practice by displaying a professional and approachable demeanor.

Completes all medical record documentation in a timely manner working with a quality- based coder to optimize coding specificity.

Follows policy and protocol defined by Clinical Leadership.

Meets with Area Medical Director and Lead Cardiologist about quality of care, review of outcome data, policy, procedure and records issues.

Participates in potential growth opportunities for new or existing services within the Center.

Participates in rotating coverage for after-hours urgent phone calls from patients.

Assures personal compliance with licensing, certification, and accrediting bodies.

Spend 100% of your time clinically focused on direct patient care, inclusive of patient facing time and general administrative time (charting, meetings, etc.) as it relates to direct patient care.

Required Qualifications

Current and unrestricted APRN license or willing to obtain a medical licenses in state of practice;

Graduate of accredited APRN program of an accredited university

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Demonstrate a high level of skill with interpersonal relationships and communications with colleagues/patients

Fully engaged in the concept of 'Integrated team based care' model

Willingness and ability to learn/adapt to practice in a value-based care setting

Superior patient/customer service

Basic computer skills, including email and EMR

At least 1 year of prior experience working as a cardiovascular nurse practitioner.

Experience with pacemaker/ICD monitoring OR wiliness to participate in dedicated training on pacemaker/ICD management throughout the first year of employment

High level of skill in placing IVs and administering IV medications when needed by the practice

Preferred Qualifications

Associate of the ACC (AACC credential)

Experience supervising stress testing

Experience with dobutamine pump

Work experience in electrophysiology

Experience managing Medicare Advantage panel of patients with understanding of Best Practice in coordinated care environment in a value based relationship environment preferred.

Knowledge of Medicare guidelines and coverage

Bilingual is a plus

Knowledge of HEDIS quality indicators preferred

Additional Information

Guaranteed base salary + semi-annual bonus

Excellent benefit package - health insurance effective on your first day of employment

CME Allowance/Time

Occurrence Based Malpractice Insurance

401(k) with Employer Match

Life Insurance/Disability Job Requisition:

Paid Time Off/Holidays

Minimal Call

Scheduled Weekly Hours 40

Monday to Friday

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.




Scheduled Weekly Hours


Pay Range

The compensation range below reflects a good faith estimate of starting base pay for full time (40 hours per week) employment at the time of posting. The pay range may be higher or lower based on geographic location and individual pay will vary based on demonstrated job related skills, knowledge, experience, education, certifications, etc.$112,400 - $154,900 per yearThis job is eligible for a bonus incentive plan. This incentive opportunity is based upon company and/or individual performance.

Description of Benefits

Humana, Inc. and its affiliated subsidiaries (collectively, 'Humana') offers competitive benefits that support whole-person well-being. Associate benefits are designed to encourage personal wellness and smart healthcare decisions for you and your family while also knowing your life extends outside of work. Among our benefits, Humana provides medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) retirement savings plan, time off (including paid time off, company and personal holidays, volunteer time off, paid parental and caregiver leave), short-term and long-term disability, life insurance and many other opportunities.

About Us

About CenterWell Senior Primary Care: CenterWell Senior Primary Care provides proactive, preventive care to seniors, including wellness visits, physical exams, chronic condition management, screenings, minor injury treatment and more. Our unique care model focuses on personalized experiences, taking time to listen, learn and address the factors that impact patient well-being. Our integrated care teams, which include physicians, nurses, behavioral health specialists and more, spend up to 50 percent more time with patients, providing compassionate, personalized care that brings better health outcomes. We go beyond physical health by also addressing other factors that can impact a patient's well-being.About CenterWell, a Humana company: CenterWell creates experiences that put patients at the center. As the nation's largest provider of senior-focused primary care, one of the largest providers of home health services, and fourth largest pharmacy benefit manager, CenterWell is focused on whole-person health by addressing the physical, emotional and social wellness of our patients. As part of Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), CenterWell offers stability, industry-leading benefits, and opportunities to grow yourself and your career. We proudly employ more than 30,000 clinicians who are committed to putting health first - for our teammates, patients, communities and company. By providing flexible scheduling options, clinical certifications, leadership development programs and career coaching, we allow employees to invest in their personal and professional well-being, all from day one.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of Humana not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran. It is also the policy of Humana to take affirmative action to employ and to advance in employment, all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status, and to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements. This policy shall apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training, including apprenticeship, at all levels of employment.

Centerwell, a wholly owned subsidiary of Humana, complies with all applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion. We also provide free language interpreter services. See our full accessibility rights information and language options https://www.partnersinprimarycare.com/accessibility-resources

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