Nurse Practitioner, HouseCalls - Per Assessment - Flagler County, FL
January 11, 2018
Enjoy a flexible schedule! 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. Here, you will discover a culture that grows through challenge, that evolves by being flexible, that succeeds by staying true to our mission to make health care work effectively and efficiently for seniors. Put your best to work for us, and discover extraordinary opportunities for growth. Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life's best work.(sm) If you are located in the Flagler County region, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges. Per Diem position - Palm Coast and surrounding cities in Flagler County To learn more aspects of this job, click here view the Realistic Job Preview: HouseCalls_Nurse_Practitioners_Optum In this position, you will conduct in-home health assessments on enrolled Medicare Advantage members within a geographic area of responsibility. Your average visit will take 45-60 minutes and could include performing an annual health assessment, a post discharge visit, or visiting more complex members more than once per year. Primary Responsibilities:Conduct in-home assessments on health plan members Review patient's past medical history and formulate a list of current and past medical conditions using clinical knowledge and judgment and the findings of your assessment Review current symptoms and identify diagnoses to be used in care management and active medical management of treatment Physical examination, medication review, and depression screening Check vitals, conduct a physical exam that includes monofilament test, urine dipstick, and foot exam (as appropriate) Communicate findings in your assessment that will be used to inform the PCP of potential gaps in care Educate members on topics such as disease process, medication, and compliance Comply with all HIPAA regulations and maintain security of protected health information (PHI)
Required Qualifications:Active un-encumbered license to practice nursing in the assigned state Nurse Practitioner Certification from either the ANCC/AANP Minimum of one year clinical experience in their highest level of education Valid driver's license, reliable transportation and current auto insurance Ability to obtain DEA licensure/Prescriptive Authority post-hire in states where applicable Ability to spend at least 1hour with a member in their home, which may be in understaffed or remote areas, in the presence of pets, or members/family members that are tobacco users Ability to lift 30 pound bag in and out of car and up and down steps Ability to navigate stairs and a variety of dwelling conditions and configurations Ability to sit, stand and kneel as needed to perform physical assessment This position requires AHCA level II background checks (fingerprinting) by the state of FL for all clinicians that have face to face contact with members or access to confidential patient data and will require renewal every five yearsPreferred Qualifications:Experience in gerontology, cardiology, internal medicine, or endocrinology Home care or home visit experience Excellent administrative, organizational and verbal skills Follow established dress code Effective communication skills with seniors Computer literate and able navigate the internet Ability to work independently Detail oriented Dependable and reliable Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant, and committed to quality performance in their roles. What happens when you join our expanding, large, multi-national organization? You will share our mission to improve the health of others and help heal the health care system. You'll work within an incredible team culture; a clinical and business collaboration that is learning and evolving every day. And, when you contribute, you'll open doors for yourself that simply do not exist in any other organization, anywhere. 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, NP Jobs, Home Health, House Calls, Palm Coast, FL, Florida
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need... at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.