Nurse Practitioner - San Diego House Calls
San Diego, CA
Serving millions of Medicare and Medicaid patients, Optum is the nation’s largest health and wellness business and a vibrant, growing member of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses. We’re also the career home for Nurse Practitioners who are eager to bring compassion and passion, energy and focus to their work every day. Join us and you’ll discover a chance to build meaningful relationships with the patients, their families and the health care providers who are responsible for their care.
Primary Responsibilities: * Conduct in-home assessments on health plan members, including past medical history, review of symptoms, physical examination, medication review and depression screening * Responsible for checking vitals, conducting a physical exam that includes monofilament test, urine dipstick and foot exam (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 the PCP of potential gaps in care * Educate members on topics such as disease process, medication and compliance * Comply with all HIPAA regulations and maintain security of protected health information (PHI)
Since this position involves in-home visits, the ability to work autonomously and extensive travel will be required. You should also be comfortable working with geriatric patients who have a variety of health complications.
You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.
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Posted September 2, 2021