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Nurse Practitioner, House Calls – Full-Time (40HPW) - $5K SIGN ON - Bamberg and Orangeburg Counties, SC

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Bamberg, SC
Date:
09/05/2017
2017-09-052017-10-04
Job Code:
1764304
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Nurse Practitioner, House Calls – Full-Time (40HPW) - $5K SIGN ON - Bamberg and Orangeburg Counties, SC(Job Number:721530)
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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.
 
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)
 
In this role, you will conduct in-home health assessments on enrolled Medicare Advantage members within a geographic area of responsibility.  While the average visit is 45-60 minutes, the nature of the House Calls visit can vary and could include performing an annual health assessment, a post discharge visit, or visiting more complex members more than once per year.
 
Primary Responsibilities:
Conduct in-home assessments on health plan members. The House Calls Assessment includes:
Past medical history 
Review of symptoms 
Physical examination 
Medication review 
Depression screening 
Responsible for checking vitals, conducting a physical exam that includes monofilament test, urine dipstick, and foot exam (as appropriate)
Identify diagnoses to be used in care management and active medical management in the furtherance of treatment
Formulate a list of current and past medical conditions using clinical knowledge and judgment and the findings of your assessment
Communicate findings in your assessment that will be used to inform the PCP of potential gaps in care
Educate members on topics such as disease process, medication, and compliance
Comply with all HIPAA regulations and maintain security of protected health information (PHI)

Job Advanced Practice Clinicians
Primary Location US-SC-Bamberg
Other Location US-SC-Orangeburg
Organization Optum Housecall Practitioners
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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