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Join us for a Virtual Presentation on how UnitedHealth Group Nurse Practitioner’s help people live healthier lives every day!
Guest Speakers: UnitedHealth Group Nurse Practitioners from varying business segments
Wednesday, July 31st, 2013, 12:00PM CDT
This presentation is open to licensed Nurse Practitioners anywhere in the United States with a certification in either: Family, Adult, Gerontology, or Acute Care. New grads and pending certifications are welcome too!
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The Nurse Practitioner will be responsible for the total care of the assigned patient population in collaboration with the Patient Care Team (PCT), and/or Network Clinical Director and community based physicians/providers.This position is accountable for identifying and developing innovative actions to meet the needs of INSPIRIS patients from both the health care and psychosocial / socioeconomic dimensions of care; as well as taking action for provision of services to meet the patient needs.The Nurse Practitioner will be responsible as part of the PCT for patient assessments, risk management plan development, maintenance care, acute interventions within scope, procedures such as IV access and wound care (not all inclusive), documentation and patient education.The Nurse Practitioner will share in the responsibilities and care of patients located in understaffed and rural/remote areas of the network and adjacent network(s) as determined through team planning.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 requirements.The Nurse Practitioner will participate in a rotating call.

Qualifications:
Active un-encumbered Nurse Practitioner license in Nevada or ability to to obtain
Nurse Practitioner Certification from either the ANCC or AANP.
Minimun of six months clinical Nurse Practitioner experience
Geriatric or adult medicine specialty a plus.
Must have DEA or ability to obtain
Must have valid driver’s license as NP will drive to patients’ home

Preferred Assets

Understanding of Medicare, Medicaid and Health Plan benefit structures beneficial.
Must be able to effectively communicate with elderly and chronically ill patients and families.
Comfortable working independently in a home-visit setting.
Willingness to perform procedures for self and other provider's patients.
Basic knowledge of computers and cell phones
Familiarity with ICD-9 and CPT-4 coding.
Bi-lingual or multi-lingual a plus.
BCLS
Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task. Inspiris, which is a company managed by a UnitedHealth Group affiliate, 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.

Keywords: Nurse Practitioner, NP, Total Care, home care, Las Vegas, Nevada Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. In addition, employees in certain positions are subject to random drug testing.

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