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Per Assessment Nurse Practitioner HouseCalls Lapeer - Macomb - St.Clair - MI

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

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Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliable. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work. (sm)
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. - As a Home Visit Nurse Practitioner with Optum, you'll provide primary care home visits for patients in collaboration with the physician of record and patient care team.
After conducting an initial comprehensive patient assessment, you will communicate and manage the patients' plan of care across all care providers, family, and caregivers to ensure that timely, patient-centered, appropriate evidence-based medicine is provided. By building strong relationships, you'll have a meaningful impact on the patient's health as you collaborate with the care team to provide direct patient care and develop a plan of care to achieve patient's goal and clinical outcomes.
HouseCalls Nurse Practitioners conduct in-home health assessments on enrolled Medicare Advantage members. A HouseCalls Nurse Practitioner will complete visits on members within a geographic area of responsibility. The nature of the HouseCalls 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.
Primary Responsibilities:
Conduct in-home assessments on health plan members. Average visit is 45-60 minutes in length. Assessment is performed and completed electronically. HouseCalls Assessment includes: - Past medical history
Review of systems
Medication review
Evidence-based practice screenings

Checking vitals, conducting a physical exam that includes point of care testing (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 member's PCP of potential gaps in care
Identify needs and opportunities to generate clinical referrals appropriately
Identify urgent and emergent situations and intervene appropriately
Educate members on topics such as disease process, medication, and compliance
You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.
Required
Education and Experience:
NP license and national certification (ANCC or AANP, or the ability to obtain national certification and/or NP license in state of assignment) active, unencumbered licensure free any open/unresolved disciplinary actions including probation or restrictions against privilege to practice. May be requested to obtain additional licensure supported by business
Family, Geriatrics, Adult, Adult-Gerontology Primary or Adult-Gerontology Acute Care certification
Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and/or patient sites within a designated area
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent administrative, organizational, and verbal skills
Professional image and behavior
Solid communication skills with the geriatric or Medicare population
Proficient with electronic medical records, the internet and access to a personal computer
Ability to work independently
Detail oriented
Dependable and reliable
Ability to lift 30-pound bag in and out of car and up and down steps, as needed
To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.
Careers with Optum . Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care 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)
Job Keywords: - Nurse Practitioner HouseCalls, Lapeer - Macomb - St.Clair; MI, Michigan

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, Kalamazoo , Per Assessment Nurse Practitioner HouseCalls Lapeer - Macomb - St.Clair - MI, Healthcare , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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