Nurse Practitioner House Calls – Statewide Traveler – Houston, TX

United Healthcare

Pearland, TX, USA Remote

Full time

Healthcare / Insurance

Apr 1

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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 Qualifications:

  • 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 
  • 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:

  • 1+ years of clinical experience in their highest level of education, clinical setting 
  • Experience in gerontology, cardiology, internal medicine, or endocrinology 
  • Home Health care or home visit experience 
  • Solid administrative, organizational, and verbal skills 
  • Solid communication skills with the geriatric or Medicare population
  • Proficient with electronic medical records, the internet, and access to a personal computer

 

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.

 

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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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