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Nurse Practitioner, House Calls - Per Assessment - $2,500 Sign on Bonus for External Candidates - Colbert, Franklin, Marion Coun

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Location: Decatur, AL

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Job Description

You have found the best place to advance your advanced practice nursing career. UnitedHealth Group and our family of business are one of the nation's largest employers of Nurse Practitioners, offering 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. Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring. Join us and achieve your life’s best work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities

  • Conduct in-home assessments on health plan members
  • Review patient's past medical history and formulate a list of current and past medical conditions
  • Review current symptoms and identify diagnoses to be used in care management
  • 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 travel extensively will be required. You should also be comfortable working with geriatric patients who have a variety of health complications.

Required Qualifications

  • Active, un-encumbered license to practice nursing in the assigned state
  • Nurse Practitioner Certification from the ANCC/AANP/AACN
  • Minimum of one year clinical experience
  • 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
  • Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and/or patient sites within a designated area

Preferred Qualifications

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 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.

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