Optum

Nurse Practitioner - Home Based Medical Care- Full Time - Hennepin and Ramsey Counties, MN

Saint Paul, MN

full-time
Inpatient and outpatient

$10,000 Sign on Bonus for External Candidates!!

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 Landmark product, we help bring home-based medical care to complex, chronic patients.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Practices in accordance with the respective state laws and regulations governing the practice of advanced practice nursing or physician assistants
  • Establishes and maintains effective relationships with patients, care givers, and/or their legal representatives, IDT members, PCPs, other collaborating physicians/providers, and facility staff when applicable
  • Performs an initial comprehensive assessment on all newly enrolled patients and provides ongoing care thereafter. Develops a patient management care plan upon enrollment and updates it as needed when changes in condition warrant or following hospitalization. Meets with patients and/or their legal representatives to review newly developed or modified care plans; involves the PCP or supervising physician in these meetings, when applicable
  • Completes follow-up and post-discharge assessments according to documented standard operating procedure
  • Prescribes appropriate diagnostics and interventions to avoid unnecessary acute admissions
  • Comfortable with basic procedures of nursing care, including IV placement, blood draws, injections, foley catheters, nasal packing, wound care, etc. New hire and annual skills check/training provided
  • Consults with hospital, emergency or post-acute clinical team following notification of patient transfer
  • Educates patients and/or their legal representatives in disease processes affecting patients and ways to manage them effectively, as well as to promote wellness
  • Provides counsel, support and education to staff as appropriate
  • Actively participates in ongoing meetings pertaining to patient care and clinical excellence
  • Implements HEDIS measure campaigns and other quality initiatives to ensure the highest standards of care and to promote the improvement of care management and delivery
  • On-call for caseload during business hours. Participation in clinical after hours on-call program on rotational basis
  • Keeps current on relevant medical and nursing research, technology, and related issues by attending continuing education courses, professional meetings and journal reviews
  • Perform related duties as necessary and other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Certification through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) or American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • Current, unrestricted NP licensure in State of Practice
  • Current, unrestricted RN licensure in State of Practice
  • Access to reliable transportation required; if you are driving a vehicle, you must comply with all the terms of the Optum Motor Vehicle Safety policy

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years clinical experience, primary care, home-based medical care, geriatrics or palliative care or emergency/urgent care
  • Knowledge of CPT, ICD-10 and HCPC codes
  • Knowledge of clinical standards of care
  • Awareness of NCQA requirements, CMS guidelines, Medicaid/Medicare contracts and benefit systems

Location Insights

  • A

    Access to Parks

  • A

    Access to Restaurants

  • A

    Commute

  • A

    Overall

  • A-

    Access to Outdoor Activities

  • B

    Cost of Living

  • Total Population

    304,547

  • Median Rent

    $968

  • Median Home Value

    $208,000

  • Median Income

    $57,876

Posted February 20, 2024