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Nurse Practitioner - Home - Visits, Tennessee

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Nashville, TN
Date:
09/05/2017
2017-09-052017-10-04
Job Code:
1784559
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Nurse Practitioner - Home - Visits, Tennessee(Job Number:729662)
Description

Careers at TeamMD:  Imagine. Even as health care evolves and advances into a future of innovative new practice models, there are some lessons from the past that can make a huge difference. At TeamMD, a part of UnitedHealthcare Community & State and the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we recognized the need for better care for individuals that are medically complex and have functional limitations.  We created TeamMD to bring medical care to these individuals in their home to improve their access to care and enable better clinical outcomes.  If you’re looking for greater career impact and challenge, learn more. You’ll discover how this can become your life’s best work.SM
 
TeamMD is a new model of care focused transforming care for high-risk Medicare and Medicaid patients in their home.  We are currently expanding our team across Tennessee, and we are looking for Nurse Practitioners who bring compassion and passion, energy and focus to their work every day.
 
In this role, you will complete In - home assessments of chronically ill and high risk patients in a variety of environments including private homes, assisted living facilities, nursing homes, skilled nursing facilities, and / or hospital settings.  You will also provide consultation for post-acute stabilization as well as temporary support for patients transitioning from higher levels of care.  You will collaborate with a multidisciplinary team to engage resources and strategies to address medical, behavioral, functional, and social barriers to care. 
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Complete comprehensive assessments in a variety of settings, to address gaps in care and facilitate complete and accurate coding of complex health conditions   
  • Review, interpret, and integrate data to guide best practices in diagnostic and therapeutic procedures
  • Provide temporary stabilization services for post-acute and transitioning patients
  • Manage medical emergencies, triage phone calls, prescribe medications, and make referrals for ongoing services
  • Complete full and appropriate documentation to support professional billing for services
  • Facilitate clarification of patient and family goals of care to support development of a comprehensive care plan
  • Provide education and information on health conditions, illness trajectory, and treatment options to patients, families, caregivers, and providers
  • Provide input to organizational quality initiatives and staff education
  • Participate in collaborative multidisciplinary team meetings to optimize clinical integration, efficiency, and effectiveness of service delivery

Job Advanced Practice Clinicians
Primary Location US-TN-Nashville
Other Location US-TN-Chattanooga, US-TN-Knoxville, US-TN-Kingsport, US-TN-Memphis
Organization TeamMD
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 9
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