WellMed Patient Support Unit (PSU) Nurse Practitioner Houston, TX

Houston, TX

full-time
Inpatient and outpatient

Job Highlights

  • Top pick in specialty
  • Do you have compassion and a passion to help others?

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • The NP is expected to be able to provide care consistent with their licensure and/or certification
    • Diagnoses and treats both acute and chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, kidney disease and other chronic medical conditions. The NP will also treat acute conditions such as minor injuries and other acute medical conditions such as infections or exacerbations of chronic diseases
    • Orders and interprets diagnostic lab work, x-rays, EKG
    • Prescribes medications and other modalities of treatment as needed to treat those conditions listed above
    • Counsels patients on various disease conditions they may be treating to ensure that the patient is educated to their disease process, treatment, and expected outcomes
    • Works as an integral part of a comprehensive and collaborative team in order to provide quality evidenced-based care to our patients
    • Performs all other related duties as assigned

    Required Qualifications:

    • Masters of Science in Nursing
    • Current Licensure through the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners
    • Valid DEA license
    • 12+ months of clinical experience as a Nurse Practitioner or a in Primary Care
    • Comfortable managing a primarily Medicare-aged patient population
    • Bilingual (English/Spanish) proficiency
    • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance


    Posted June 21, 2022