Nurse Practitioner, House Calls - Cowlitz & Lewis Counties WA - Sign On Bonus for External Candidates
February 11, 2018
Join us and you'll discover a chance to truly help others live healthier lives while enjoying the compensation and benefits you would expect from a Fortune 6 industry leader. How about an added bonus of a sign on bonus? **PLEASE NOTE** The sign on bonus and / or Loan Repayment is 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.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. 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 Portland or Vancouver WA, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges. Primary Responsibilities:Travel up to 100%; regions are identified and updated based on business needsConduct in-home assessments on health plan membersIdentify diagnoses to be used in care management and active medical managementFormulate a list of current and past medical conditions using clinical knowledge, judgment and current findingsCommunicate gaps in care to member's PCPIdentify referral needsIdentify urgent and emergent situations for proper interventionEducate members on topics related to health conditions and promotionCompliance with all HIPAA regulations and maintain security of protected health information (PHI)
Required Qualifications: FNP, GNP, ANP, board certified or eligible with an active, unencumbered licensure free any open / unresolved disciplinary actions including probation or restrictions against privilege to practice Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and/or patient sites within a designated area Proficient with electronic medical records and the internet Ability to lift 30 pound bag in and out of care and up and down stairs as needed Ability to navigate stairs and a variety of dwelling conditions and configurations Ability to sit, stand and kneel as needed to perform physical assessment Strong communication skills with the geriatric or Medicare population Preferred Qualifications: 3+ years of experience in a clinical setting Home Health Care or Nursing Home experience Detailed oriented; dependable and reliableCareers 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) *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: 100% travel, medicare, clinical, home health care, nursing home, electronic, medical records, Portland, Oregon, OR, Eugene, Salem, Bend, Beaverton, Medford
Internal Number: 743996
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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.