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Part Time Nurse Practitioner, Physical Assessments - Las Vegas, NV

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Las Vegas, NV
Date:
11/17/2017
2017-11-172017-12-16
Job Code:
734625
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734625 Part Time Nurse Practitioner Physical Assessments Las Vegas NV

Part Time Nurse Practitioner, Physical Assessments - Las Vegas, NV (734625)

Position Description

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)

 

Southwest Medical Associates (SMA) is a multi-specialty group of Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants consisting of over 200 providers, fourteen clinical locations including nine health care centers, five urgent care clinics and an outpatient surgery center. SMA offers patients compassion, innovation, and quality care throughout southern Nevada. SMA is headquartered in the greater Las Vegas, NV area.

 

Southwest Medical Associates is now part of Optum, part of the family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group one of the leaders across most major segments of the US health care system.

 

The Part Time Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, will be assigned to a specific geographic location completing both home and clinic visits. An advocate for the patients, the Nurse Practitioner or PA will provide total care for the patients assigned in collaboration with the physician of record and patient care team. The Nurse Practitioner or PA will communicate and manage the patients' care across all care providers, family, and caregivers. The Nurse Practitioner or PA will ensure that timely, patient-centered, appropriate evidence-based medicine is provided.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • The Nurse Practitioner/PA will be responsible for the total care of the assigned patient population as part ofthe Neighborhood Care Program (NCP)
  • This position is accountable for identifying and developing innovative actions to meet the needs of patients from both the health care and psychosocial / socioeconomic dimensions of care; as well as taking action for provision of services to meet the patient needs
  • The Nurse Practitioner/PA will be responsible as part of the NCP for patient assessments, risk management plan development, maintenance care, acute interventions within scope, (not all inclusive), documentation and patient education
  • The Nurse Practitioner/PA will ensure that all pertinent and active medical conditions are documented in the medical record in a manner compliant with CMS

Required Qualifications

  • Active, unrestricted APRN license in the State of Nevada or ability to obtain 
  • 2+ years of NP or PA experience
  • Experience in Primary care
  • Nurse Practitioner Certification as an Adult, Family, or Geriatric Nurse Practitioner from either the ANCC or AANP required, or certified Physician Assistant or ability to obtain
  • Current DEA or ability to obtain  
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with elderly and chronically ill patients and families
  • Understanding of Medicare, Medicaid and Health Plan benefit structures beneficial
  • Comfortable working independently in a home-visit and clinic setting
  • Ability to draw blood in the home for lab procedures
  • Willingness to perform procedures for self and other provider's patients
  • Willingness to travel by car to patients' homes or assigned clinic(s)
  • Knowledge of computers and cell phones
  • Familiarity with ICD-10 and CPT-4 coding

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bi-lingual or multi-lingual

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

 


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, PA, physician assistant, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada

Job Details

  • Contest Number734625
  • Job TitlePart Time Nurse Practitioner, Physical Assessments - Las Vegas, NV
  • Job FamilyHealthcare Delivery
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • Las Vegas, NV
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • 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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