Nurse Practitioner, House Calls - $15k Sign On Bonus - Regional Traveler - West Region ( WA, OR, NV, CA, AZ, UT, ID )
December 31, 2017
Los Angeles, California
Enjoy a flexible schedule! 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. Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare 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) The Regional Travel Nurse Practitioner provides in-home assessments on qualified Medicare Advantage members, Community and State member and several other plans. The Regional Travel Nurse Practitioner will be deployed outside of their home market. Primary Responsibilities:Travel up to 100%; regions are identified and updated based on business needsConduct in-home assessments on health plan membersIdentify diagnoses to be used in care management and active medical managementFormulate a list of current and past medical conditions using clinical knowledge, judgment and current findingsCommunicate gaps in care to member's PCPIdentify referral needsIdentify urgent and emergent situations for proper interventionEducate members on topics related to health conditions and promotionCompliance with all HIPAA regulations and maintain security of protected health information (PHI)The regional traveler role covers multiple states including California, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Arizona, Utah and Idaho
Required Qualifications: FNP, GNP, ANP, board certified or eligible with an active, unencumbered licensure free any open/unresolved disciplinary actions including probation or restrictions against privilege to practice Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and/or patient sites within a designated area Proficient with electronic medical records and the internet Ability to lift 30 pound bag in and out of care and up and down stairs as needed Ability to navigate stairs and a variety of dwelling conditions and configurations Ability to sit, stand and kneel as needed to perform physical assessment Strong communication skills with the geriatric or Medicare population Detailed oriented; dependable and reliablePreferred Qualifications: 3+ years of experience in a clinical setting Home Health Care or Nursing Home experienceUnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow. Already Fortune 6, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for speed.Come to UnitedHealth Group, and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams. *All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.* 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: 100% travel, medicare, clinical, home health care, nursing home, electronic, medical records, Washington, Nevada, Oregon, California, Idaho, Utah, Arizona, AZ, UT,OR, ID,CA,WA,Phoenix, Salt Lake City, Los Angeles, Boise, Reno, Seattle, Portland
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.