Nurse Practitioner - House Calls

Chatsworth, CA

full-time
Outpatient

JOB DESCRIPTION

Optum is looking for a Full-Time House Calls Nurse Practitioner to join our team in the San Fernando Valley. The clinicians we seek are those who practice medicine with a focus on patient care, not volume. We want our clinicians to take the time needed to truly address the patient’s needs.

If you’re looking to join a physician-led community that is making a difference in healthcare, Optum is the place for you. Our initial on-line application process will take you less than two minutes to complete!

Position Details

  • 8am-5pm Mon-Fri
  • Home visits with high acuity patient population including palliative care
  • Average Patients Per Day 4-5 home visits with 2-3 telehealth session
  • Patient Mix : Adult patients with advanced cancers and patients >65 with end-stage chronic medical conditions e.g., CHF, COPD or may be bedbound
  • No weekend or after hours clinics but phone call coverage required in rotation with other clinicians every 9 weeks (5pm -8am on a work day, 24 hours on the weekends telephonically)
  • Primary area of responsibility for this position is the San Fernando Valley and the surrounding communities
  • Visits are scheduled 2 days in advance
  • Travel Stipend included

Requirements

  • Unrestricted CA medical license
  • Current CA DEA certificate required prior to start date
  • Nurse Practitioner Board Certification
  • Previous experience with end of life care, primary care, home visits or inpatient setting (SNF, hospital readmission)

Preferences

  • Strong Geriatric or Palliative care background
  • Previous experience in a managed care setting and working with medically complex patients
  • Medical Spanish preferred but not required


Posted June 15, 2021