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$40,000 Sign-on Bonus for External Candidates

Optum Home & Community Care, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, is creating something new in health care. We are uniting industry-leading solutions to build an integrated care model that holistically addresses an individual’s physical, mental and social needs – helping patients access and navigate care anytime and anywhere.

 

As a team member of our HouseCalls product, we provide annual clinical assessments to patients in the comfort of their homes. This important preventive care helps identify and reduce health risks for patients, in addition to coordinating appropriate follow-up care to improve health and well-being.

 

We’re connecting care to create a seamless health journey for patients across care settings.  Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together. 

 

In this role you will have the ability to achieve work life balance. Flexible scheduling offered where providers can flex their time over the 7-day work week. No on-call, no weekends and no holidays required. 

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. 

This role requires travel across the entire state of New York, approximately 85% of the time. All travel expenses are covered, and there is likewise a base salary plus multiple incentives.

 

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 
  • Proficient with electronic medical records, the internet and access to a personal computer
  • Proven ability to work independently
  • Proven ability to lift 30-pound bag in and out of car and up and down steps, as needed
  • Proven ability to obtain reliable transportation in order to complete home visit assessments
  • Proven ability to travel up to 85% within licensed states if requested (with notice, based on business needs)
  • Proven ability to navigate public transportation, if required
  • Proven ability to navigate stairs and a variety of dwelling conditions and configurations
  • Proven ability to sit, stand and kneel, as needed, to perform physical assessment
  • Proven excellent administrative, organizational, and verbal skills 
  • Proven professional image and behavior 
  • Proven solid communication skills with the geriatric or Medicare population
  • Proven detail oriented
  • Proven dependable and reliable

 

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 

About OptumCare: 

At OptumCare, we’ve found that putting clinicians at the center of care is the best way to improve lives. Our physician-led organization is one of the most dynamic and progressive health care organizations in the world, serving over 17 million people through more than 45,000 aligned physicians and 9,000 advanced practice clinicians. You will find our team working in local clinics, surgery centers and urgent care centers, within care models focused on managing risk, higher quality outcomes and driving change through collaboration and innovation. Learn more at www.workatoptum.com. 

Would you thrive with OptumCare? 

  • Do you practice evidence-based medicine? 
  • Are you seeking a practice focused on patient-centered quality care, not volume? 
  • Are you a team player - comfortable delegating and empowering teams? 
  • Are you constantly seeking better ways to do things? 
    Do you want to be part of something better? 

New York Residents Only: The salary range for New York residents is $85,000 to $167,300 per year. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives. 

 **PLEASE NOTE** Employees must be in an active regular status. Employees must remain in role for a minimum of 12 months from the date of hire /rehire/transfer.  If an employee leaves Home and Community, the student loan repayments will cease. The employee must remain in an Advanced Practice Clinician or Physician role within Home and Community for 36 months to receive the full benefit of the student loan repayments.

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

 

 

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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