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Full-Time Nurse Practitioner for House Calls - Pierce County, WA

Tacoma, WA 98402
  • Job Code
    861089
  • Jobs Rated
    74th

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. Transforming health care 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)

 

Our Full-Time Nurse Practitioners conduct in-home assessments on health plan members in Pierce County, WA.  Since this position involves in-home visits, the ability to work autonomously and extensive travel will be required.  You should also be comfortable working with geriatric patients who have a variety of health complications. The House Calls practitioner will conduct in-home health assessments on enrolled members within this geographic area of responsibility.  While the average visit is 45-60 minutes, the nature of the House Calls visit can vary and could include performing an annual health assessment, a post discharge visit, or visiting more complex members more than once per year 

 
$15,000 Sign-On Bonus Eligible for External Candidates 

Primary Responsibilities:
  • 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)
  • Identify diagnoses to be used in care management and active medical management in the furtherance of treatment
  • Formulate a list of current and past medical conditions using clinical knowledge and judgment and the findings of your assessment
  • 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
  • Comply with all HIPAA regulations and maintain security of protected health information (PHI)

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Posted: 2020-06-29 Expires: 2020-07-29

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