Kelsey-Seybold Geriatric Nurse Practitioner in Houston, Texas
Kelsey-Seybold Clinic is Houston's premier multispecialty group practice, founded in 1949 by Dr. Mavis Kelsey in Houston's renowned Texas Medical Center. More than 450 physicians and allied health professionals practice at 24 locations in the Greater Houston area. Kelsey-Seybold offers quality medical care in 55 medical specialties. The organization operates the largest freestanding Ambulatory Surgery Center in the state of Texas and offers state-of-the-art Varian TrueBeam and Varian Edge radiation therapy technology at a nationally accredited Cancer Center. An accredited Sleep Center, comprehensive laboratory services, advanced imaging and diagnostics, 16 on-site Kelsey Pharmacy locations, and MyKelseyOnline, a secure web portal, are part of its comprehensive offerings. Kelsey-Seybold partners with major insurers to offer value-based commercial health plans. KelseyCare Advantage, a Medicare Advantage plan offered to Houston-area beneficiaries and affiliated with Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, has achieved the coveted 5-out-of-5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid for three consecutive years and is the only 5-out-of-5-star rated plan in Texas.
Kelsey-Seybold has been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as the nation’s first accredited Accountable Care Organization and a Level 3 (highest) Patient-Centered Medical Home. Kelsey-Seybold has many physicians in the Greater Houston area certified for excellence in diabetes and heart and stroke care by the NCQA. In addition to these recognitions, Kelsey-Seybold is home to a nationally accredited Breast Diagnostic Center, and Endoscopy Center.
Perform bedside/Clinic/ home based palliative care patient/family evaluation.
Assist with diagnosis, treatment, and management of acute and chronic health conditions.
Order, perform, and interpret laboratory and radiology tests within scope of professional practice.
Prescribe medications including controlled substances to the extent delegated and licensed.
Order treatments and durable medical equipment as indicated.
Perform other therapeutic or corrective measures as indicated, including urgent care.
Consult with palliative care physician or designees as needed, inform primary physician of services provided and collaborate with other physicians as needed.
Assist in all facets of care coordination for palliative care referrals.
Prepare and maintain accurate patient records, charts, and documents to support sound medical practice and reimbursement for services provided.
Assist in development of clinical practice guidelines/standards in support of quality palliative care.
Adhere to the practice of confidentiality regarding patients, families, staff and the Organization.
Home and Nursing home visits on occasions.
Licensed to practice in state of Texas
Prior nursing experience in oncology, hospice, geriatrics, or intensive care preferred, but not necessary.
Masters Degree in Nursing
Certified, or eligible, as a Clinical Nurse Specialist or Nurse Practitioner
Street: 1900 N Loop W