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Nurse Practitioner - MedExpress Urgent Care - Leominster & Lowell - Massachusetts

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Methuen-Massachusetts, MA
Date:
08/24/2017
2017-08-242017-09-22
Job Code:
1766388
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Nurse Practitioner - MedExpress Urgent Care - Leominster & Lowell - Massachusetts(Job Number:722404)
Description

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)

 

Provides outstanding patient care and promotes high quality primary and urgent care services while always ensuring the MedExpress vision and values.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • All medically related functions performed by a nurse practitioner are to be performed under the supervision of a properly licensed physician
  • Responsible for the exceptional treatment and communication of care options to every MedExpress patient
  • Maintains up-to-date working knowledge of the latest changes, updates, and literature relating to medical care
  • Responsible for the accurate and timely completion of medical charts
  • After consultation with the AP Program Medical Director, oversees patient issues and concerns which may include but are not limited to patient medical care
  • Provides and manages direct patient care, including assessments, physical examinations, evaluations, diagnoses and treatment. Works in collaboration with designated Physician(s)
  • Orders diagnostic tests, including but not limited to: x-ray, electrocardiogram, and laboratory tests and with direct medical oversight, interprets the test results for deviation from normal
  • Performs procedures, including but not limited to: I&D, splinting, suturing, managing infection, and wound care
  • Develops and implements patient management plans, records progress notes, and assists in provision of continuity of care. May be required to supervise ancillary staff
  • Prescribes pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens as appropriate to assessed medical conditions and refers patients to specialists and to relevant patient care options as appropriate
  • Communicates with patients regarding test results and appropriate clinical information as care necessitates
  • Instructs and counsels patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens

Job Advanced Practice Clinicians
Primary Location US-MA-Methuen-Massachusetts
Other Location US-MA-Waltham, US-MA-Lowell, US-MA-Northampton, US-NH-Nashua, US-MA-Boston, US-NH-Manchester, US-MA-Worcester, US-MA-Chelmsford, US-MA-Marlborough, US-NH-Portsmouth
Organization Local Care Delivery Shared Svc
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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