Stay away from a per diem position
Nurse practitioner- House Calls (Former Employee) – Colorado – January 19, 2016
I was employed as a per diem NP in House Calls.
This was in 2013.
Overall- the EMR was fine.
I found that the driving, and pay structure were terrible. If the client was not at home, you did not get paid for the visit. I think it was different for the part time and full time NP's.
The training was good, intense but OK.
The management was terrible, and I cannot say this in any other way than horrible. We had a 1500 year flood in my part of the state, our roads were closed, frequently washed away, and I was expected to go to flood ravaged area's ( where frequently the clients had been evacuated to another area by the National Guard) . She had no idea and didn't care. All she had to do was listen to the local news, or look out her window.
I have been an NP for many years, and can only warn you to stay away from this particular group and UHC.
It sounds good in theory, but it is very different in reality. This was the most stressful and dangerous job I have ever put myself in.
Pay structure is unreliable, management is terrible.