HealthDrive is currently seeking a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to work Full -Time (up to 5 days per week) at facilities in the greater Fall River area. This position has the ability to make up to $150,000 per year.
HealthDrive delivers on-site dentistry, optometry, podiatry, audiology, and behavioral health services to residents in long-term care, skilled nursing and assisted living facilities. Each specialty offered by HealthDrive is one that directly impacts the quality of daily life for the deserving residents we serve. HealthDrive connects patients in need of vital healthcare to doctors committed to dignity and excellence.
• Monitor psychiatric medications for effectiveness, response of resident, usage of prns and side effects. Inform residents of potential side effects of psychiatric medications. Recommend (not prescribe or order) the initiation of any psychiatric medication deemed appropriate. Complete the AIMS testing every three to six months on residents receiving an antipsychotic medication.
• Monitor the tapering of psychiatric medications according to federal regulations.
• Recommend nursing and behavioral interventions to nursing staff. Develop behavior plans as needed.
• Perform other duties as assigned.