Nurse Practitioner - Full-Time, Las Vegas
The INSPIRIS Home Assessment program offers the opportunity to complete a history and physical assessment for patients in the comfort of their own home during a single visit. The Nurse Practitioner is provided the necessary equipment and medical supplies needed to perform the assessments, and is required to submit documentation at the completion of the assessment. This position requires travel to patients' homes.
Key responsibilities include: â€¢
The Nurse Practitioner will be responsible for the comprehensive, accurate and thorough assessment of the assigned member population, including timely completion of all required assessment documentation (paper or electronic)â€¢
The Nurse Practitioner will make general recommendations to members intended to improve members' knowledge of their chronic condition(s), such as information concerning recommended testing. The Nurse Practitioner will not be responsible for prescribing or changing a member's treatment planâ€¢
When information is available about gaps in care (disease-specific or preventive), Nurse Practitioner will educate assigned members about recommended services and refer members back to their Primary Care Providerâ€¢
Nurse Practitioner will recognize emergent or urgent situations requiring escalation and take appropriate action as specified in INSPIRIS' policiesâ€¢
The Nurse Practitioner will ensure that all pertinent and active medical conditions are documented in the medical record in a manner compliant with CMS, INSPIRIS and client requirementsâ€¢
All follow-up referrals and recommendations remain the responsibility of the primary care provider, health plan and emergency services as appropriateâ€¢
Performs other duties that are consistent with meeting department and organizational goals.
Key Words: Nurse Practitioner, Home Assessment, Las Vegas
Minimum 1 year NP experienceâ€¢
Active, un-encumbered license to practice as a nurse practitioner in the state where this job will be performed or ability to obtainâ€¢
Adult, Family, or Geriatric Nurse Practitioner Certification from either the ANCC or AANP required
Willingness and ability to travel within the agreed upon territory (60 mile radius of NP's home) to conduct home assessments either via their personal vehicle or public transportation, during typical business hoursâ€¢
Valid driver's license and required liability insurance for personal vehicleâ€¢
Must be able to effectively communicate with elderly and chronically ill patients and familiesâ€¢
Understanding of Medicare, Medicaid and Health Plan benefit structures beneficialâ€¢
Comfortable working independently in a home-visit settingâ€¢
Ability to spend 1-2 hours at a time with a member in their home, which may be in understaffed/remote areasâ€¢
Familiarity with ICD-9 and CPT-4 codingâ€¢
Bi-lingual or multi-lingualâ€¢
Experience with BCLS
INSPIRIS, a division of OptumHealth, is part of the family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group one of the leaders across most major segments of the US health care system. INSPIRIS offers proactive, high touch services that are provider-led and patient-centric, delivering care to the patient in their individual residence, skilled nursing facilities, and assisted living, or other congregate housing.
OptumHealth helps nearly 60 million Americans live their lives to the fullest by educating them about their symptoms, conditions and treatments; helping them to navigate the system, finance their health care needs and stay on track with their health goals. No other business touches so many lives in such a positive way. And we do it all with every action focused on our shared values of Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation & Performance.
At OptumHealth, you will perform within an innovative culture that's focused on transformational change in the health care system. You will leverage your skills across a diverse and multi-faceted business. And you will make contributions that will have an impact that's greater than you've ever imagined.
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