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Nurse Practitioner HouseCalls in Brevard and Indian River counties, FL

Company: Optum
Location: Melbourne
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

$10,000 Sign-on Bonus for External CandidatesOptum Home & Community Care, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, is creating something new in health care. We are uniting industry-leading solutions to build an integrated care model that holistically addresses an individual's physical, mental and social needs - helping patients access and navigate care anytime and anywhere. - - -As a team member of our HouseCalls product, we provide annual clinical assessments to patients in the comfort of their homes. This important preventive care helps identify and reduce health risks for patients, in addition to coordinating appropriate follow-up care to improve health and well-being. -We're connecting care to create a seamless health journey for patients across care settings. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together. -In this role you will have the ability to achieve work life balance. Flexible scheduling offered where providers can flex their time over the 7-day work week. -No on-call, no weekends and no holidays required. - -Primary Responsibilities:

Conduct in-home assessments including an evaluation of past medical history, review of systems, medication reconciliation, vital signs, and comprehensive physical examPerform evidence-based practice screenings including point of care testing (as appropriate)Identify diagnoses to be used in care management and active medical management in the furtherance of treatmentFormulate a list of current and past medical conditions using clinical knowledge and judgment and the findings of your assessmentCommunicate findings in your assessment that will be used to inform member's PCP of potential gaps in careIdentify urgent and emergent situations and intervene appropriatelyEducate members on topics such as disease process, medication, and compliance -You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.Required Qualifications:
Active NP license or ability to obtain by start date. Licensure must be unencumbered, free of any open/unresolved disciplinary actions including probation or restrictions against privilege to practiceAPCs working in jurisdictions that authorize APCs to practice autonomously or without formal supervision must have obtained approval to practice autonomously or without formal supervision from their licensing board, if applicable. New hires who are eligible and have not applied prior to hire date, must apply to practice autonomously or without supervision within 1 month of hire. -If not eligible to practice autonomously or without formal supervision at hire, the APC must begin working towards meeting the requirement within 1 month of hire, if applicable, and apply for approval to practice autonomously or without formal supervision within 3 months of becoming eligibleActive ANCC or AANP national certification in Family, Geriatrics, Adult, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care, or Adult-Gerontology Acute Care certification, or the ability to obtain national certification and/or NP license in state of assignment by start dateAbility to complete physical requirements of the job including lifting a 30-pound bag in and out of the car, navigating stairs and a variety of dwelling conditions, and sit, stand and kneel to perform physical assessmentReliable transportation to complete home visit assessments -Preferred Qualifications:
  • May be requested to obtain additional licensure in other geographic areas1+ years of clinical experience in their highest level of education, clinical settingExperience in gerontology, cardiology, internal medicine, or endocrinologyHome Health care or home visit experienceAbility to travel throughout the state, beyond your assigned region, up to 5% of the time. Based on business needs with advanced notice, eligible for additional compensation incentives -Fluency in Spanish, Cantonese, Korean, Vietnamese, Polish, or other language -If the hired individual resides in Florida (office based or telecommuting) this position requires the AHCA Level II background check (fingerprinting) by the State of Florida for all clinicians that have direct face to face contact with members OR employees who will have access to confidential patient data and will require renewal every five years.At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission. - -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.

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