Optum

Nurse Practitioner House Calls -$10k Sign-On Bonus - Waterloo, IA

Waverly, IA

full-time
Outpatient

$10,000 Sign-on Bonus for External Candidates

Flexible provider schedules available between 24-40 hours per week!

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as we help advance health equity on a global scale. Here, you will find talented peers, comprehensive benefits, a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, career growth opportunities and your life's best work.(sm)

HouseCalls is a Nurse Practitioner led model of care designed around the person offers a fulfilling career where you can focus on what brought you into medicine: keeping patients healthy.

Providers perform annual clinical assessments to members in the comfort of their homes. HouseCalls visits are effective in reducing health risks, identifying acute issues, and connecting members to key support services. The Optum HouseCalls team had a 99%-member satisfaction rate in 2021.

In this role you will have the ability to achieve work life balance. Flexible scheduling offered where providers can flex their time over the 7-day work week. No on-call, no weekends and no holidays required.

OPTUM is transforming care delivery with innovative and personal care.

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+ year of clinical experience in their highest level of education, clinical setting
  • Experience in gerontology, cardiology, internal medicine, or endocrinology
  • Home Health care or home visit experience
  • Ability to travel up to 5% within licensed states if requested for additional incentives (with notice, based on business needs)
  • May be requested to obtain additional licensure in other geographic areas

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    Public Schools

  • Total Population

    10,094

  • Median Rent

    $715

  • Median Home Value

    $173,700

  • Median Income

    $64,949

Posted February 27, 2024