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Nurse Practitioner - Physician Assistant - *10K Sign on * - Portland, OR

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Portland, OR
Date:
05/23/2017
Job Code:
1726512
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Nurse Practitioner - Physician Assistant - *10K Sign on * - Portland, OR(Job Number:704845)
Description

Enjoy a flexible schedule!

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)
 
Listen to our NPs describe their work: NP Careers Overview Video

In this role, you will conduct assessments or provide primary care to patients in long term care settings. You will coordinate with their physician and facility staff to deliver high quality care. This is a flexible, autonomous role that creates enormous satisfaction for the Nurse Practitioner as you impact the care and comfort of our aging population. All the while, you'll be building meaningful relationships with the patients, their families, and the health care providers who are responsible for their care.
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Provide preventative, primary care, or assessments for patients in assigned long term care facilities
  • Work with primary care physicians to provide the best care possible
  • Collaborate with the nursing staff and the patients' families
  • Conduct assessments on health plan members
  • Review patient's past medical history and formulate a list of current and past medical conditions using clinical knowledge and judgment and the findings of your assessment
  • Review current symptoms and identify diagnoses to be used in care management and active medical management of treatment
  • Physical examination, medication review, and depression screening
  • Check vitals, conduct a physical exam that includes monofilament test, urine dipstick, and foot exam (as appropriate)
  • Communicate findings in your assessment that will be used to inform the PCP of potential gaps in care
  • Work with the facility's utilization review process
  • In this role, you'll also explore and learn more about palliative 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-OR-Portland
Other Location 
Organization Complex Care Management
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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