Serving millions of Medicare and Medicaid patients, Optum is the nation's largest health and wellness business and a vibrant, growing member of the UnitedHealth Group family. We're also the career home for Nurse Practitioners who bring compassion and passion, energy and focus to their work every day. As a Home Visit Nurse Practitioner with Optum, you'll provide primary care home visits for the patients in collaboration with the physician of record and patient care team. This position is serving throughout North Atlanta, GA After conducting a comprehensive patient assessment, you will communicate and manage the patients' care across all care providers, family, and caregivers to ensure that timely, patient-centered, appropriate evidence-based medicine is provided. By building strong relationships, you'll have a meaningful impact on the patient's health. If you are located in the Atlanta, GA area, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges. Listen to our NPs describe their work: NP Careers Overview Video Not sure if this role is for you? View the Realistic Job Preview that is focused on the things that matter most to you: Home_Visit_NP_RJP
Required Qualifications:1+ years of experience with hands on, post grad Nurse Practitioner work Active, un-encumbered license to practice nursing in the state of assignment or ability to obtain Nurse practitioner Certification from either the ANCC or AANP or ability to obtain Effectively communicate with elderly and chronically ill patients and families Understanding of Medicare, Medicaid and Health Plan benefit structures beneficial Comfortable working independently in a home-visit setting Basic knowledge of computers and cell phones Familiarity with ICD-9/10 and CPT-4 coding Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Certification Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task DEA License or the ability to obtain Participation in the Patient Care Team on-call schedulePreferred Qualifications: Bi-lingual or multi-lingual Geriatric or adult medicine specialty If you want more meaning in your career - as a clinician or a business professional – take this opportunity and apply. It's the first step in a new career that will enable you to do your life's best work.(sm) *All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy. 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 Jobs, Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, NP, long term care, LTC, Assisted Living, Nursing Home, Primary Care, North Atlanta, Georgia, GA
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