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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - TeamMD, Iowa - Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Des Moines, IA
Date:
11/17/2017
2017-11-172017-12-16
Job Code:
739395
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739395 Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner TeamMD Iowa Telecommute

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - TeamMD, Iowa - Telecommute (739395)

Position Description

Careers at TeamMD:  Imagine. Even as health care evolves and advances into a future of innovative new practice models, there are some lessons from the past that can make a huge difference. At TeamMD, a part of UnitedHealthcare Community & State and the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we recognized the need for better care for individuals with both medical and behavioral complexity, in addition to significant social and functional limitations.  We created TeamMD to bring holistic care to these individuals in their home to improve their access to care and enable better clinical outcomes.  Our home-based model of care helps patients with the greatest needs, whether it is for short term stabilization and transition support to ongoing primary care.  If you’re looking for greater career impact and challenge, learn more. You’ll discover how this can become your life’s best work.(sm)

 

TeamMD is a new model of care focused on transforming care for high-risk individuals with complex needs.  We are currently expanding our team in Tennessee, and we are looking for a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to bring compassion, energy, and focus to their daily work.   

 

The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will assess and treat individuals with behavioral health conditions and serve as a consultant to a multidisciplinary care team providing integrated medical, behavioral, and psychosocial services.  He / she will consult with Advance Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs), Registered Nurses (RNs), and Social Workers on a weekly basis to review assessment findings, provide treatment suggestions to improve outcomes, and support in - home crisis stabilization and family support services.  

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Direct evaluation of individuals with mental / behavioral health conditions who are identified / referred by the individual’s case manager and / or primary care provider, have been hospitalized for medical / behavioral health issues, are at risk of nursing home placement, or not improving with current treatment protocols
  • Provide consultation and treatment recommendations for individuals in the medical setting who experience significant behavioral health issues and may need more intensive or specialized mental health care
  • Participate in collaborative multidisciplinary team meetings to optimize clinical integration, improve efficiency / effectiveness of service delivery, and make recommendations specific to medication adjustment or service implementation
  • Be available to provide occasional ad hoc telephone consultation to medical providers, case managers, social workers, APRNs and RNs for complex / challenging individuals or situations
  • Provide education and information on mental / behavioral health conditions, illness trajectory, and treatment options to staff, patients, families, caregivers, and providers
  • Provide input to organizational quality initiatives

Required Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited Master Level Nursing Program (MSN)
  • Board Certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) or the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • 2+ years of post-graduate experience working as a Nurse Practitioner in a mental health setting
  • Current unrestricted nursing license in good standing in Tennessee
  • Current DEA licensure and Prescriptive Authority in state where applicable  
  • Strong computer skills and experience using an Electronic Medical Record
  • Must have access to high speed internet for home office set up
  • Access to reliable transportation and willingness to travel up to 25% for face to face meetings throughout the state of Iowa

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certification from the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Experience in gerontology or internal medicine
  • RN / NP experience working in home health, home care setting
  • Experience working with Medicaid or Medicare population
  • Experience leading or supervising clinical staff
  • Experience with eClinicalWorks (eCW)
  • Detail oriented
  • Dependable and reliable
  • Ability to work independently with diverse care teams in a variety of settings
  • Effective organizational, time management and verbal/written communication skills

Careers at TeamMD:  Imagine. Even as health care evolves and advances into a future of innovative new practice models, there are some lessons from the past that can make a huge difference. At TeamMD, a part of UnitedHealthcare Community & State and the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we recognized the need for better care for individuals that are medically complex and have functional limitations.  We created TeamMD to bring medical care to these individuals in their home to improve their access to care and enable better clinical outcomes.  Our home-based model of care helps patients with the greatest needs, whether it is for short term stabilization and transition support to ongoing primary care.  If you’re looking for greater career impact and challenge, learn more. You’ll discover how this can become 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, Des Moines, IA, Iowa

Job Details

  • Contest Number739395
  • Job TitlePsychiatric Nurse Practitioner - TeamMD, Iowa - Telecommute
  • Job FamilyHealthcare Delivery
  • Business SegmentCommunity and State

Job Location Information

  • Des Moines, IA
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsCedar Rapids, IA
    Davenport, IA
    Sioux City, IA
    Osceola, IA

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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