972 Broad Street, Newark, NJ 07102.
Our Nurse Practitioners(NP'S) are an instrumental link in providing comprehensive care to the residents of your nursing home. We strengthen and support the attending physicians and the nursing staff to deliver consistency in patient care through early assessment of acute and chronic diseases
...Our on-site Nurse Practitioners will effectively :
Reduce re-hospitalization rates
Improve survey outcomes
Improve the quality of life for residents.
Our NP’s collaborate with the attending physicians, nursing staff and the facility management team to individualize care -planning through a holistic approach to assure reduction in future risk for hospitalization.
Our compassionate and effective on-site Nurse Practioner approach incorporates evidence-based medicine, emphasizes teamwork, communication and flexibility to deliver resident centered systems of care to improve quality of care for each resident at your facility.
Wound care management services are provided to Assisted Living, Long-Term Care and Home Health Care residents by our compassionate and wound certified Nurse Practitioners.
Weekly wound rounds are conducted at the bedside with the facility wound nurse or individually at the resident’s home... Our treatment recommendations and documentations are consistent with the facility’s philosophy, protocols and formulary.
All medical encounter documentations are MDS 3.0 compliant.
Our Nurse Practitioners evaluate and manages all types of wounds and when necessary perform maintenance debridement to reduce bio-burden and potential infections.
Our multi-specialty approach ensures cost savings for the facility by preventing the need for the resident to be transported to outside clinics, offices, or wound care centers.
Our NP’s also provide ongoing education for the nursing staff and keep open lines of communication between the resident attending physician and family members.
We collaborate with the attending physician and the facility to provide a continuum of care ...
to the resident in need of primary care and wound management services at home.
Psychiatry Consulting Services: A trained and skilled Psyciatric Nurse Practitioner addresses regulatory compliance (F-319) in long-term Care Facilities and provides recommendations for wide range of mental health issues including: medication management(gradual dose reduction, medication to medication interactions).... Our Psyciatric NPs also work in collaboration with your staff to improve the resident’s quality of life, decrease disruptive behaviors, enhance psychological wellbeing, and increase patient/family communication and satisfaction. Physician Coverage Services: This service is specifically designed for our facility physicians who may want NP coverage at their medical offices, clinics, and Long-term Care Facilities while on leave of absence. Our NPs continue their practice without closing their offices or losing potential new patients, thus losing revenue. Incontinence Consulting Services: A trained Nurse Practitioner addresses all residents with urinary incontinence issues through appropriate assessment, diagnosis and treatment regimen. Our program also targets those with (Urinary Tract Infections) and recommends steps to reduce future UTI’s. Our NPs provide recommendations that meet regulatory state compliance (F-315) and designed around as CMS initiatives and guidelines.Protocol Consulting Services: We can provide or help design diagnosis specific protocol for your facility to address medical issues quickly and to improve patient's overall outcomes. We can also provide the facility with assessment and documentation tools to improve staff assessment and documentation skills.
On-Site in your facility - providing medical care that supplements attending physicians (minimize phone based medicine).
Improve regulatory compliance and address facility F-Tag issues.
Partnering with First Care Providers will lower your readmission rates and census stabilization making you a top choice for referring area hospitals.
Keep patients on site - When patients are treated on-site, you do not lose reimbursement.
First Care Providers strives to elevate the level of patient care in the nursing home setting by providing highly trained and effective on-site nurse practitioners who work in collaboration with the physicians, nursing staff and the management team to achieve the best resident outcomes.
We offer a wide range of clinical services including :
Wound Care Management
Physician Coverage Services
Pharmacy Consulting Services
Protocol Consulting Services