Saturday , July 2 2022

Nurse Practitioner HouseCalls – UnitedHealthcare Careers

Website UnitedHealthcare

Job Description:

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 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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Educate members on topics such as disease process, medication and compliance
  • Communicate findings in your assessment that will be used to inform the PCP of potential gaps in care
  • Conduct in-home assessments on health plan members, including past medical history, review of symptoms, physical examination, medication review and depression screening
  • 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
  • Responsible for checking vitals, conducting a physical exam that includes monofilament test, urine dipstick and foot exam (as appropriate)
  • Comply with all HIPAA regulations and maintain security of protected health information (PHI)

Job Requirements:

  • 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 individuals who are tobacco users
  • Ability to obtain DEA licensure/prescriptive authority post-hire in states where applicable
  • Ability to lift a 30 pound bag in and out of car and to navigate stairs and a variety of dwelling conditions and configurations
  • 1+ year of clinical experience in highest level of education OR 3+ years of experience as a Registered Nurse

Qualification & Experience:

  • Computer literate and able to navigate the internet
  • Transforming health care 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 Key
  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills and the ability to effectively communicate with seniors and their families
  • Experience in Gerontology, Cardiology, Internal Medicine or Endocrinology
  • Home care or home visit experience

Job Details:

Company: UnitedHealthcare

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Washington, D.C., DC, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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