Uhc Careers – Nurse Practitioner

Job 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 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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Comply with all HIPAA regulations and maintain security of protected health information (PHI)
  • Identify diagnoses to be used in care management and active medical management in the furtherance of treatment
  • Conduct in-home assessments on health plan members, including past medical history, review of symptoms, physical examination, medication review and depression screening
  • Responsible for checking vitals, conducting 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
  • Educate members on topics such as disease process, medication and compliance
  • Formulate a list of current and past medical conditions using clinical knowledge and judgment and the findings of your assessment

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to lift a 30 pound bag in and out of car and to navigate stairs and a variety of dwelling conditions and configurations
  • Active, unencumbered license to practice nursing in the assigned state
  • Ability to obtain DEA licensure/prescriptive authority post-hire in states where applicable
  • 1+ year of clinical experience in highest level of education OR 3+ years of experience as a Registered Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner Certification from either the ANCC, AANP or AACN as Adult, Geriatric or Family
  • 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 individuals who are tobacco users
  • Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and/or patient sites within a designated area

Job Details:

Company:  UnitedHealthcare

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Appleton, WI, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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