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Nurse Practitioner

Company: Advisory Board Company
Location: Conway
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

Per Assessment Nurse Practitioner HouseCalls - Faulkner, Pulaski AR
Requisition Number: 2025618
Job Category: Healthcare Delivery
Primary Location: Conway, AR
$3,500 Sign On Bonus for External Candidates and Eligible Employees
This will be a field based role covering Faulker and Jefferson counties in Arkansas for 10 hours a week.
Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry thats improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isnt about another gadget, its about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. Theres no room for error. Join us and start doing your lifes best work.(sm)
Serving millions of Medicare and Medicaid patients, Optum is the nations largest health and wellness business and a vibrant, growing member of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses. Were 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 youll discover a chance to build meaningful relationships with the patients, their families and the health care providers who are responsible for their care.
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)
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
Youll 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 Qualifications:
Active, unencumbered license to practice nursing in the assigned state
Nurse Practitioner Certification from either the ANCC, AANP or AACN as Adult, Geriatric or Family
1+ years of clinical experience in highest level of education OR 3+ years of experience as a Registered Nurse
Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and/or patient sites within a designated area
Ability to obtain DEA licensure/prescriptive authority post-hire in states where applicable
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
Ability to lift a 30 pound bag in and out of car and to navigate stairs and a variety of dwelling conditions and configurations
Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance
Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in Gerontology, Cardiology, Internal Medicine or Endocrinology
Home care or home visit experience
Excellent administrative and organizational skills and the ability to effectively communicate with seniors and their families
Computer literate and able to navigate the internet
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. Heres 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 worlds 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 lifes best work.(sm)
PLEASE NOTE The Sign On Bonus is only available to external candidates. Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or a related entity in a full time, part time, or per diem basis (Internal Candidates) are not eligible to receive a Sign On Bonus.
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 Jobs, Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, NP, Home Health, Primary Care, Faulkner , Jefferson
Additional Job Detail Information
Requisition Number
2025618
Business Segment
Care Services, Clinical
Employee Status
Temporary
Job Level
Individual Contributor
Travel
No
Additional Locations
Little Rock, AR, US
Pine Bluff, AR, US
Overtime Status
Non-exempt
Schedule
Part-time
Shift
Day Job
Telecommuter Position
No

Keywords: Advisory Board Company, Conway , Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Conway, Arkansas

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