Field-Based Nurse Practitioner, AppleCare Medical - Downey, CA
February 15, 2018
Serving millions of Medicare and Medicaid patients, AppleCare Medical Management Group , a part of Optum is the nation's largest health and wellness business and a vibrant, growing member of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses. We're also the career home for Nurse Practitioners who are eager to bring compassion and passion, energy and focus to their work every day. Join us and you'll discover a chance to build meaningful relationships with the patients, their families and the health care providers who are responsible for their care. As a part of our continued growth, we are searching for a new Nurse Practitioner to join our team. ***This is a Field-Based position which involves conducting assessments on patients in their home*** Primary Responsibilities:Conducts in-home assessments and annual wellness exams on patients Counsels and educates patients and families about their benefits as well as programs available to help them live healthier lives Documents items such as: appropriate chief complaint, past medical, family, and social history, review of systems, examinations, medications, allergies, assessment and plan Responsible for the coordination of care with specialists and appropriate ancillary services Completes all documentation and paperwork in a timely manner Maintains quality of care standards as defined by the practice
Required Qualifications:Active and unrestricted California Nurse Practitioner license Current and unrestricted DEA certificate required Ability to work without direct supervision and practice autonomously Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and/or patient sites within a designated area Preferred Qualifications:1+ years of NP experience Bilingual in Spanish Managed Care / IPA / Health Plan experienceCareers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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) AppleCare Medical Management Group was incorporated in 2003. Over the last 17 years, the multispecialty medical group of independent practices has expanded into new communities, contracted with more hospitals and health plans, and added over 50 new doctors - but the mission has remained the same. Today, AppleCare Medical Management is comprised of hundreds of board-certified private-practice, independent physicians. Collectively, our physicians have been serving the Southeast area of Los Angeles and Northern Orange County for decades, providing their medical expertise and passion to improving the health of our communities. 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, Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Family Practice, IM, Field based, Downey CA, Los Angeles County
Internal Number: 744560
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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.