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House Calls Nurse Practitioner - AR and MS State Wide Traveler

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Springdale
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

$10,000 Sign On Bonus / Student Loan Assistance for External Candidates Only

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 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 reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

We're fast becoming the nation's largest employer of Nurse Practitioners; offering a superior professional environment and incredible opportunities to make a difference in the lives of patients. This growth is not only a testament to our model's success but the efforts, care, and commitment of our Nurse Practitioners.

How about an added bonus of help with paying down your student loans? Nurse Practitioners hired into Traveler roles are eligible to receive a sign on bonus OR a reduced sign-on bonus plus three years of student loan repayment assistance through our Student Loan Repayment (SLR) program. - This could mean up to an additional $40K in benefits to you as well as the opportunity to pay down your student loan faster!

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.

In this role, you will conduct in-home health assessments on enrolled Medicare Advantage members, Community and State and several other plans. The Traveler Nurse Practitioner assignments will be defined based on current business needs.

Primary Responsibilities:
Travel up to 100%
Conduct in-home assessments on health plan members
Identify diagnoses to be used in care management and active medical management
Formulate a list of current and past medical conditions using clinical knowledge, judgment and current findings
Communicate gaps in care to member's PCP
Identify referral needs
Identify urgent and emergent situations for proper intervention
Educate members on topics related to health conditions and promotion
Compliance with all HIPAA regulations and maintain security of protected health information (PHI)

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 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
Ability to obtain DEA licensure/prescriptive authority post-hire in states where applicable
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 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

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

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)

**PLEASE NOTE** The Sign On Bonus and/or Loan Repayment is 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 or Loan Repayment unless they are newly moving to this role Traveling Nurse Practitioner.

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.

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