Nurse Practitioner House Calls - Hawaii County, 12 HPW Per Assessment - $2500 Sign on Bonus for External Candidates
February 1, 2018
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. This is your opportunity to join a group of professionals and clinicians who are working to improve health care for people over 50. Every day, we're collaborating to improve the health and wellbeing of the fastest growing segment of our nation's population. And we're doing it with an intense amount of dedication. 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. House Calls Nurse Practitioners conduct in-home health assessments on enrolled Medicare Advantage members within a geographic area of responsibility. While the average visit is 45-60 minutes, the nature of the House Calls 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. If you are located in Hawaii County, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.This position is working 12 hours per week. Primary Responsibilities: Conduct in-home assessments on health plan members. House Calls Assessment includes: Review of systems Physical examination Medication review Depression screening Past medical history Responsible for 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 the PCP of potential gaps in careEducate members on topics such as disease process, medication, and complianceComply with all HIPAA regulations and maintain security of protected health information (PHI)
Required Qualifications:NP (license and national certification, or the ability to obtain national certification and/or NP license in state of assignment) Minimum of one year clinical experience in their highest level of education Family Practice, Acute Care, Gerontology, Adult certification or ability to obtain Prescriptive Authority in the state of assignment Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and/or patient sites within a designated area Ability to spend at least 1hour with a member in their home, which may be in understaffed/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 assessmentPreferred Qualifications:Experience in gerontology, cardiology, internal medicine, or endocrinology Home care or home visit experience Excellent administrative, organizational and verbal skills Professional image and behavior Strong communication skills with the geriatric or Medicare population Ability to navigate on the internet and work with personal computer Ability to work independently Detail oriented Dependable and reliableTransforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring. Join us and achieve 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: Job, Nurse Practitioner, NP, CIPP, House Calls, Home Health, Home Assessment, Geriatric, Hawaii, Hilo County, HI
Internal Number: 749897
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