Saturday , February 24 2024

Nurse Practitioner HouseCalls – United Healthcare USA Careers

Website UnitedHealthcare

Job Description:

We’re fast becoming the nation’s largest employer of Nurse Practitioners; offering a superior professional environment and incredible opportunities to make a difference in the lives of patients. This growth is not only a testament to our model’s success but the efforts, care, and commitment of our Nurse Practitioners.

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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for checking vitals, conducting a physical exam that includes monofilament test, urine dipstick, and foot exam (as appropriate)
  • Depression screening
  • Medication review
  • Formulate a list of current and past medical conditions using clinical knowledge and judgment and the findings of your assessment
  • Review of symptoms
  • Identify diagnoses to be used in care management and active medical management in the furtherance of treatment
  • Past medical history
  • Conduct in-home assessments on health plan members. The House Calls Assessment includes:
  • Physical examination

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to follow established dress code
  • Ability to navigate on the internet and work with personal computer
  • Ability to work independently
  • 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
  • Detail oriented
  • Dependable and reliable

Qualification & Experience:

  • A clinical background in adult, family or geriatric specialties
  • Ability to spend at least 1hour 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
  • Past experience working in a nursing home or with seniors in other settings
  • Minimum of one year clinical experience in highest level of education OR 3+ years’ experience as a Registered Nurse.
  • Current, unrestricted NP license in the state of assignment or the ability to obtain
  • Computer literate and able navigate the internet
  • Nurse Practitioner national certification as ANP, FNP, or GNP required or the ability to obtain

Job Details:

Company: UnitedHealthcare

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Hartford, CT, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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