Telehealth Primary Care Independent Nurse Practitioner - Nebraska, MedExpress (Telecommute)

Lincoln, NE


As a part of OptumCare, the largest network of medical groups in the nation, MedExpress is seeking a full-time Telehealth Primary Care Independent Nurse Practitioner to join our team. At Optum, we are transforming healthcare nationally while providing Physician-led care locally.

Position Highlights:

  • 100% work from home (no onsite)
  • Monday through Friday schedule at 40 hours per week
  • Average patient load = 3 patients per hour
  • Provider will deliver telehealth primary care visits to patients ages 2 years and up
  • Responsibilities include:
    • Provides and manages remote patient care with strong diagnostic acumen, using audio and visual technology to complete patient examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses, and treatment plans. Documenting/Charting patient information in line with current policies and procedures
    • Provides preventative and wellness care for all ages 2 and up. Delivers holistic, patient-centered care with continuity as the identified primary care physician
    • Ability to communicate effectively and compassionately through audio visual consultations with patients and able to address patient concerns through these medias
    • Develops and implements patient management plans, records progress notes, and assists in provision of continuity of care
    • Communicates with patients regarding testing results, follow-up care, and additional information. Prescribes pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens as appropriate to assessed medical conditions. Refers patients to specialists and to relevant patient care components as appropriate
    • Educate patients on the risks and benefits of treatments ensuring the patient is a part of the decision-making process
    • Supervision of advanced practice clinicians when appropriate and abide by all associated rules and regulations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior three (3) years’ experience as an independent practitioner

Posted January 22, 2022