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52234 / Nurse Practitioner, House Calls - $2500-$10000 SIGN ON BONUS
UnitedHealth Group

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Full Time, Part Time, Per Diem
Competitive
In this role, you will 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. Primary Responsibilities:
Conduct in-home assessments on health plan members. The House Calls Assessment includes:
 Past medical history
 Review of symptoms
 Physical examination
 Medication review
 Depression screening
 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 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:
 Current, unrestricted NP license in the state of assignment or the ability to obtain
 Minimum of one year clinical experience in highest level of education OR 3+ years of experience as a Registered Nurse
 Nurse Practitioner national certification as ANP, FNP, or GNP required or the ability to obtain
 A clinical background in adult, family or geriatric specialties
 Past experience working in a nursing home or with seniors in other settings
 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 1 hour 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
Preferred Qualifications:
 Experience in gerontology, cardiology, internal medicine or endocrinology
 Ability to obtain DEA licensure/Prescriptive Authority post-hire in states where applicable
 Home care or home visit experience
 Knowledgeable in regards to standard of care of common chronic health conditions as well as
health promotion and prevention guidelines
 Effective 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 reliable
Careers 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)
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.
Requirements for our Nurse Practitioner roles include:
• Current, unrestricted NP license in the state of assignment or the ability to obtain
• Ability to obtain DEA licensure/Prescriptive Authority post-hire in states where applicable
• Nurse Practitioner national certification as ANP, FNP, or GNP required or the ability to obtain
• New Grads NPs must have license and certification or the ability to obtain and 3+ years of RN experience

Posting Information

Various locations in New Mexico
Health Services/Healthcare, Nursing
Full-Time, Part Time
11/21/2016
12/31/2017

Contact Information

David
Soprych
Various locations
Various locations
NM
00000
952-202-0336

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