Optum

Nurse Practitioner/Physician Asst. - House Calls - Bronx, NY

Edgewater, NJ

full-time
Outpatient

$40,000 Student Loan Repayment Or $30,000 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 HouseCalls product, we provide annual clinical assessments to patients in the comfort of their homes.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conduct in-home assessments including an evaluation of past medical history, review of systems, medication reconciliation, vital signs, and comprehensive physical exam
  • Perform evidence-based practice screenings including point of care testing (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 member’s PCP of potential gaps in care
  • Identify urgent and emergent situations and intervene appropriately
  • Educate members on topics such as disease process, medication, and compliance

Required Qualifications:

  • Active NP license or ability to obtain by start date. Licensure must be unencumbered, free of any open/unresolved disciplinary actions including probation or restrictions against privilege to practice
  • Active ANCC or AANP national certification in Family, Geriatrics, Adult, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care, or Adult-Gerontology Acute Care certification, or the ability to obtain national certification and/or NP license in state of assignment by start date
  • Ability to complete physical requirements of the job including lifting a 30-pound bag in and out of the car, navigating stairs and a variety of dwelling conditions, and sit, stand and kneel to perform physical assessment
  • Reliable transportation to complete home visit assessments

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of clinical experience in their highest level of education, clinical setting
  • May be requested to obtain additional licensure in other geographic areas
  • Experience in gerontology, cardiology, internal medicine, or endocrinology
  • Home Health care or home visit experience
  • Ability to travel throughout the state, beyond your assigned region, up to 5% of the time. Based on business needs with advanced notice, eligible for additional compensation incentives
  • Fluency in Spanish, Cantonese, Korean, Vietnamese, Polish, or other language

New York Residents Only: The salary range for New York residents is $88,000 to $173,200 annually. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

Location Insights

  • A+

    Access to Restaurants

  • A+

    Overall

  • A

    Access to Outdoor Activities

  • A

    Access to Parks

  • B

    Commute

  • B

    Public Schools

  • Total Population

    12,403

  • Median Rent

    $2,506

  • Median Home Value

    $600,600

  • Median Income

    $127,221

Posted February 26, 2024