Nurse Practitioner - Full and Part Time
UnitedHealth Group - Nebraska

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Omaha Nebraska

Position Summary

House Calls Nurse Practitioners conduct in-home health assessments on enrolled Medicare Advantage members. A House Calls Nurse Practitioner will complete visits on members within a geographic area of responsibility. The nature of the House Calls 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.

General Responsibilities:
  • Conduct in-home assessments on health plan members. Average visit is 45-60 minutes in length.
  • House Calls Assessment includes:
    • Past medical history
    • Review of systems
    • Physical examination
    • Medication review
    • Depression screening
  • Responsible for checking vitals, conducting a physical exam that includes monofilament test, urine dipstick, and foot exam (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 members PCP of potential gaps in care.
  • Identify needs and opportunities to generate clinical referrals to Care Improvement Plus and / or the primary care physician.
  • Educate members on topics such as disease process, medication, and compliance.
  • Compliance with all HIPAA regulations and maintain security of protected health information (PHI).

Requirements Required Education and Experience: •

NP (license and national certification, or the ability to obtain national certification and/or NP license in state of assignment) •
Minimum of 1 year clinical experience in their highest level of education, clinical setting preferred. •
Family, Geriatrics, or Adult certification required (Acute Care certification in states where permitted outside a hospital setting) •
Experience in gerontology, cardiology, internal medicine, or endocrinology a plus. •
Home care or home visit experience a plus.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: •

Ability to obtain reliable transportation in order to complete home visit assessments •
Excellent administrative, organizational and verbal skills are required. •
Professional image and behavior are required. •
Strong communication skills with the geriatric or Medicare population. •
Ability to navigate on the internet and work with personal computer. •
Ability to work independently. •
Detail oriented. •
Dependable and reliable.

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