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Nurse Practitioner HouseCalls - Benton, Pettis, Henry, Johnson MO

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Sedalia
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

$10,000 Sign On Bonus for External CandidatesWe're fast becoming the nation's largest employer of Nurse Practitioners; offering a superior professional environment and incredible opportunities to make a difference in the lives of patients. This growth is not only a testament to our model's success but the efforts, care, and commitment of our Nurse Practitioners.HouseCalls Nurse Practitioners conduct in-home health assessments on enrolled Medicare Advantage members. A HouseCalls Nurse Practitioner will complete visits on members within a geographic area of responsibility. The nature of the HouseCalls visit can vary and could include performing an annual health assessment, a post discharge visit, or visiting more complex members more than once per year. Positions are available for full time (35 hours and above), part time and per diem.-Full-time-position - 40 hours-Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conduct in-home assessments on health plan members. Average visit is 45-60 minutes in length. Assessment is performed and completed electronically. HouseCalls Assessment includes:-
    • Past medical history-
    • Review of systems-
    • Physical examination-
    • Medication review-
    • Depression screening-
    • Checking vitals, conducting a physical exam that includes monofilament test, urine dipstick, and foot exam (as appropriate)
    • Identify diagnoses to be used in care management and active medical management in the furtherance of treatment
    • Formulate a list of current and past medical conditions using clinical knowledge and judgment and the findings of your assessment
    • Communicate findings in your assessment that will be used to inform members PCP of potential gaps in care
    • Identify needs and opportunities to generate clinical referrals appropriately
    • Identify urgent and emergent situations and intervene appropriately
    • Educate members on topics such as disease process, medication, and compliance
    • Compliance with all HIPAA regulations and maintain security of protected health information (PHI)You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.Qualifications - ExternalRequired Qualifications:
      • Active, unencumbered license to practice nursing in the assigned state
      • Nurse Practitioner Certification from either the ANCC, AANP or AACN as Adult, Geriatric or Family
      • 1+ years of clinical experience in highest level of education OR 3+ years of experience as a Registered Nurse
      • Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and/or patient sites within a designated area
      • Ability to obtain DEA licensure/prescriptive authority post-hire in states where applicable
      • Ability to spend at least 1 hour with a member in their home, which may be in understaffed or remote areas, in the presence of pets or individuals who are tobacco users
      • Ability to lift a 30 pound bag in and out of car and to navigate stairs and a variety of dwelling conditions and configurations
      • You will be provisioned with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and are required to perform this role with patients and members on site, as this is an essential function of this role
      • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained.
      • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance-Preferred Qualifications:
        • Experience in Gerontology, Cardiology, Internal Medicine or Endocrinology
        • Home care or home visit experience
        • Excellent administrative and organizational skills and the ability to effectively communicate with seniors and their families
        • Computer literate and able to navigate the internet-Careers with Optum.-Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do-your life's best work.(sm)**PLEASE NOTE**-The Sign On Bonus is only available to external candidates. -Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or a related entity in a full time, part time, or per diem basis (-Internal Candidates-) are not eligible to receive a Sign On Bonus.Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.Job Keywords: Nurse Practitioner, NP, Family, Geriatrics, Adult, Optum HouseCalls,-Benton, Pettis, Henry, Johnson, Warsaw, Sedalia, Clinton,-MO, Missouri

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