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Nurse Practitioner, HouseCalls - Full Time - Collier, Glades, Hendry, Lee Counties, FL

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Naples, FL
Date:
02/16/2018
2018-02-162018-03-17
Job Code:
749291
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749291 Nurse Practitioner HouseCalls Full Time Collier Glades Hendry Lee Counties FL

Nurse Practitioner, HouseCalls - Full Time - Collier, Glades, Hendry, Lee Counties, FL (749291)

Position Description

If you are located in Collier, Glades, Hendry, Lee Counties, FL, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

 
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 of businesses. We’re also the career home for Nurse Practitioners who are eager to bring compassion and passion, energy and focus to their work every day. Join us and you’ll discover a chance to build meaningful relationships with the patients, their families and the health care providers who are responsible for their care.
 
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)
Since this position involves in-home visits, the ability to work autonomously and extensive travel will be required. You should also be comfortable working with geriatric patients who have a variety of health complications.
Required Qualifications:
  • Active un-encumbered license to practice nursing in the assigned state
  • Nurse Practitioner Certification from either the ANCC/AANP as Adult, Geriatric, Family or Acute Care NP
  • Minimum of one year clinical experience in highest level of education OR 3+ years’ experience as a Registered Nurse. 
  • Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and/or patient sites within a designated area
  • Ability to obtain DEA licensure/Prescriptive Authority post-hire in states where applicable
    Ability to spend at least 1 hour with a member in their home, which may be in understaffed or remote areas, in the presence of pets, or members/family members that are tobacco users.
  • Ability to lift 30 pound bag in and out of car and up and down steps
  • Ability to navigate stairs and a variety of dwelling conditions and configurations
  • Ability to sit, stand and kneel as needed to perform physical assessment
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in gerontology, cardiology, internal medicine, or endocrinology
  • Home care or home visit experience
  • Excellent administrative, organizational and verbal skills
  • Follow established dress code
  • Effective communication skills with seniors
  • Computer literate and able navigate the internet
  • Ability to work independently
  • Detail oriented
  • Dependable and reliable
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.
 
Transforming health care 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)
 

*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: Nurse Practitioner, NP, long term care, LTC, Assisted Living, Nursing Home, Primary Care, Assessment, Home Care, House Calls, Full Time, Naples, Fort Myers, Clewiston, FL, Florida

Job Details

  • Contest Number749291
  • Job TitleNurse Practitioner, HouseCalls - Full Time - Collier, Glades, Hendry, Lee Counties, FL
  • Job FamilyHealthcare Delivery
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • Naples, FL
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsFort Myers, FL

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionYes
  • Overtime StatusExempt

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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