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NP Physical Assessments - Las Vegas, NV - 15K Sign On Bonus!

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Las Vegas, NV
Date:
08/22/2017
2017-08-222017-09-20
Job Code:
1775640
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NP Physical Assessments - Las Vegas, NV - 15K Sign On Bonus!(Job Number:726252)
Description

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)
 
Southwest Medical Associates (SMA) is a multi-specialty group of Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants consisting of over 200 providers, fourteen clinical locations including nine health care centers, five urgent care clinics and an outpatient surgery center. SMA offers patients compassion, innovation, and quality care throughout southern Nevada. SMA is headquartered in the greater Las Vegas, NV area. 
 
Southwest Medical Associates is now part of Optum, part of the family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group one of the leaders across most major segments of the US health care system.
 
The Nurse Practitioner will be assigned to provide home visits. An advocate for the patients, the Nurse Practitioner or PA will provide total care for the patients assigned in collaboration with the physician of record and patient care team. The Nurse Practitioner or PA will communicate and manage the patients' care across all care providers, family, and caregivers. The Nurse Practitioner or PA will ensure that timely, patient-centered, appropriate evidence-based medicine is provided. The Nurse Practitioner will also conduct comprehensive one-time assessments in the home or in a skilled facility for assigned members.
 
Primary Responsibilities
  • The Nurse Practitioner will be responsible for the total care of the assigned patient population as part of the with the Patient Care Team (PCT)
  • This position is accountable for identifying and developing innovative actions to meet the needs of patients from both the health care and psychosocial / socioeconomic dimensions of care; as well as taking action for provision of services to meet the patient needs
  • The Nurse Practitioner will be responsible as part of the PCT for patient assessments, risk management plan development, maintenance care, acute interventions within scope, procedures such as IV access and wound care (not all inclusive), documentation and patient education
  • The Nurse Practitioner will ensure that all pertinent and active medical conditions are documented in the medical record in a manner compliant with CMS
  • Nurse Practitioner  will participate in rotating call

Job Advanced Practice Clinicians
Primary Location US-NV-Las Vegas
Other Location US-NV-Henderson
Organization OptumCare NV
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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