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NP Licensed in OH - Telephonic After Hours - Part Time - Remote

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: San Diego
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

$10,000 Sign-on Bonus for individuals who have not previously participated in this program.

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 Senior Community Care (SCC) product, we work with a team to provide care to patients at home in a nursing home, assisted living for senior housing. This life-changing work adds a layer of support to improve access to care. -

We're connecting care to create a seamless health journey for patients across care settings. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together. -

The Senior Community Care (SCC) "On Call" Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing telephonic care and direction to members and facility staff during various overnight, weekend, and holiday hours. This role is responsible for the delivery of medical care services to a pre-designated group of enrollees in Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin and -Kentucky..

In this home-based role you will provide afterhours virtual (primarily telephonic) care for aging residents in various settings. This excellent opportunity affords an autonomous role bringing enormous satisfaction in the care and comfort of our aging population.

Scheduling & Hours:

This is a -Part-Time -work from home position requiring various shift coverage with a mix of weeknights, weekend, and holiday coverage.

While shift times can vary, we provide coverage to members on weeknights from 5pm- 8am local time, continuous coverage from Friday at 5pm to Monday at 8am. Holiday coverage is also provided beginning at 5pm of the end of the last business day to 8am of the resumption of business hours. -

  • Availability and Coverage expectations for this role

    • Weeknight shifts between 5pm and 8am
    • Every other weekend coverage for 12-hour shifts covering both day and night shifts
    • Overnight and holidays are required for all NPs
    • Holiday scheduling is completed at the beginning of the year for advanced planning

      You'll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely * from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. -
      Primary Responsibilities:

      • Available on provided telephonic platform, both taking and placing calls to coordinate care for members between facilities, hospitals, and Optum field colleagues
      • Utilize EMR proficiently to provide acute care to members during overnight and weekend/ holiday hours
      • Primary Care Delivery

        • Deliver cost-effective, quality care to members -
        • Manage both medical and behavioral, chronic, and acute conditions effectively, and in collaboration with a physician or specialty provider
        • Perform comprehensive assessments and document findings in a concise/comprehensive manner that is compliant with documentation requirements and Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regulations
        • Responsible for ensuring encounter is documented appropriately to support the diagnosis at that visit
        • The APC is responsible for ensuring that all quality elements are addressed and documented
        • Utilizes practice guidelines and protocols established by SCC
        • Must attend and complete all mandatory educational and LearnSource training requirements

        • Care Coordination

          • Coordinate care as members transition through different levels of care and care settings
          • Monitor the needs of members and families while facilitating any adjustments to the plan of care as situations and conditions change
          • Review orders and interventions for appropriateness and response to treatment to identify most effective plan of care that aligns with the member's needs and wishes
          • Evaluate plan of care for cost effectiveness while meeting the needs of members, families, and providers to decreases high costs, poor outcomes, and unnecessary hospitalizations

          • Program Enhancement Expected Behaviors

            • Regular and effective communication with internal and external parties including physicians, members, key decision-makers, nursing facilities, SCC staff and other provider groups
            • Ability to meet shift scheduling requirements, and attendance expectations
            • Exhibit original thinking and creativity in the development of new and improved methods and approaches to concerns/issues
            • Function independently and responsibly with minimal need for supervision
            • Demonstrate initiative in achieving individual, team, and organizational goals and objectives
            • Participate in SCC quality initiatives ---------
            • Availability to check Optum email intermittently for required trainings, communications, and monthly scheduling - -------

              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 Qualifications:

              • Master's Degree as a Nurse Practitioner -
              • Current unrestricted -NP license in the state you reside -and ability to obtain in other required locations
              • Nurse Practitioner national certification as ANP, FNP, or GNP in New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Maine, or New Hampshire
              • Ability to obtain DEA licensure / Prescriptive Authority
              • 3+ years of experience as a NP
              • Background in acute and chronic disease management
              • Clinical background in adult, family, or geriatrics
              • Demonstrated ability to gain a collaborative practice agreement, if applicable in your state(s)
              • Demonstrated ability to work scheduled shifts in accordance with scheduling policies
              • Proficient computer skills including the ability to document medical information with written and electronic medical records

                Preferred Qualifications:

                • Experience working in a nursing home, or with seniors in an acute care facility -
                • Understanding of Geriatrics, Chronic Illness, and acute disease management - -
                • Understanding of Advanced Illness and end of life discussions -
                • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive customer relationships -
                • Demonstrated adaptability to change

                  **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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