Nurse Practitioner HouseCalls Multi-State Regional Traveler MidWest Region
Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: September 17, 2023
$40K Student Loan Repayment or $30K Sign-on Bonus for
individuals who have not previously participated in this
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 our team, it's your chance to
improve the lives of millions while doing your life's best
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
This role requires travel across the entire Mid-West Region,
approximately 85% of the time. All travel expenses are covered, and
there is likewise a base salary plus multiple incentives.
- Conduct in-home assessments including an evaluation of past
medical history, review of systems, medication reconciliation,
vital signs, and comprehensive physical exam
- Perform evidence-based practice screenings including 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
- Communicate findings in your assessment that will be used to
inform member's PCP of potential gaps in care
- Identify urgent and emergent situations and intervene
- Educate members on topics such as disease process, medication,
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
- Active NP license or ability to obtain by start date.
--Licensure must be unencumbered, free of any open/unresolved
disciplinary actions including probation or restrictions against
privilege to practice
- Active ANCC or AANP national certification in Family,
Geriatrics, Adult, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care, or
Adult-Gerontology Acute Care certification, or the ability to
obtain national certification and/or NP license in state of
assignment by start date
- Ability to complete physical requirements of the job including
lifting a 30-pound bag in and out of the car, navigating stairs and
a variety of dwelling conditions, and sit, stand and kneel to
perform physical assessment
- Access to reliable transportation to travel up to 85% within
licensed states (with notice, based on business needs) to complete
home visit assessments--
- 1+ years--of clinical experience in their highest level of
education, clinical setting--
- Experience in Gerontology, Cardiology, Internal medicine, or
- Home Health care or home visit experience--
- May be requested to obtain additional licensure in other
Careers with Optum. Our objective is to make health care simpler
and more effective for everyone. With our hands at work across all
aspects of health, you can play a role in creating a healthier
world, one insight, one connection and one person at a time. We
bring together some of the greatest minds and ideas to take health
care to its fullest potential, promoting health equity and
accessibility. Work with diverse, engaged and high-performing teams
to help solve important challenges.
**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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