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NP - Diabetic Coordinator - Optum Care Arizona - 926268

Phoenix, AZ 85003
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  • Job Code
    926268
  • Jobs Rated
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Join a team that is discovering new ways to help the health system work better for everyone. Were the fastest growing part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses and were putting physicians at the center of care and supporting them with the tools they need to focus on quality patient outcomes. As part of our continued growth we are searching for a Full-time Nurse Practitioner to join our Phoenix team.

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Position Highlights:

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  • Medically manage and educate the Senior Diabetic Population in Optum Community Center Wellness Clinics
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  • Multi-faceted approach will improve the lives of our diabetic members
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  • Provide comprehensive medical and laboratory evaluation
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  • Complete full patient assessments on our Medicare Advantage Senior Patient Population
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  • Formulate a list of current and past medical conditions using clinical knowledge and judgement, and the findings of your assessment
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  • Identify diagnosis to be used in care management and active medical management in the furtherance of treatment
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  • Order and evaluate medically appropriate screenings
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  • Screen for drug/drug, drug/food, drug/disease interactions and adverse reactions
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  • Identification of barriers to optimal care
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  • Education and/or intervention including but not limited to: ""
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    • Medications, regular monitoring of both selftested and laboratory tested blood glucose levels
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    • Educate patients on use of home blood glucose monitoring equipment and home blood pressure monitoring
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  • Monitor patient compliance with prescribed therapies and scheduled clinic and laboratory appointments
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  • Referrals to Podiatry, Nutrition, Ophthalmology, and Endocrinology as needed
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  • Collaborate with Primary Care providers via medical record and verbal communication as needed
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  • Address HEDIS/CAHPS/HOS
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  • Monthly IDT to review enrollees or those with specific challenges
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  • You will see on average 7-8 senior diabetic patients a day
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This position involves care at the Optum Community Center Wellness Clinics, telehealth and potentially in the home based, so some travel around Maricopa County will be required, and you will have to be comfortable working autonomously.

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Compensation/Benefits Highlights:

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  • Competitive Salary
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  • Med/Den/Vis, STD, LTD, 401k with match
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  • Professional Liability and Tail Coverage
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  • Stock Purchase Option
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Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Optum is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Optum is a drug-free workplace. 2019 Optum Health & Technology. All rights reserved.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • Arizona Nurse Practitioner license and national certification (Family Medicine or Geriatric, or Adult Medicine Certified), or the ability to obtain an Arizona Nurse Practitioner License
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  • Active DEA license with prescriptive authority
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  • >5+ years of clinical experience in their highest level of education
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  • Proficient in assessment and development of treatment plans; specifically related to endocrinology and geriatric medicine
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  • Arizona Drivers License and Auto Insurance in accordance with the state of Arizona (or will be licensed and insured in Arizona by employed date)
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  • Ability to lift a 30-pound bag in and out of a car to navigate stairs and a variety of clinical spaces
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  • Ability to work autonomously
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  • You will be provisioned with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and are required to perform this role with patients and members on site, as this is an essential function of this role
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  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • Experience in Endocrinology, Gerontology, or Internal Medicine, and Cardiology
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  • Home care or home visit experience
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  • Knowledge and or experience working with the Medicare Advantage Population performing patient assessments
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The OptumCare Story:At Optum Care, weve found that putting clinicians at the center of care is the best way to improve lives. Our physician-led organization is one of the most dynamic and progressive health care organizations in the world, serving over 14 million people through more than 38,000 aligned physicians and 9,000 advanced practice clinicians. You will find our team working in local clinics, surgery centers hospitals, and urgent care centers, within care models focused on managing risk, higher quality outcomes and driving change through collaboration and innovation. Learn more about our journeyhere.

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What makes an Optum Care organization different?

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  • Providers are supported to practice at the peak for their license
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  • As one of the most dynamic and progressive health care organization in the country, Optum consistently delivers clinical outcomes that meet or exceed national standards
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  • We promote a culture of clinical innovation and transformation
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  • Our Quadruple Aim initiative (High Quality Outcomes, Affordable Health Care, Satisfied Patients, Clinician Well-Being)
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  • We are influencing change on a national scale while still maintaining the culture and community or our local organizations
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Job Keywords: Nurse Practitioner, Medical Management, Education, Senior Diabetic, Community Center Wellness Clinic,Phoenix, AZ, Arizona

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Posted: 2021-05-22 Expires: 2021-07-07

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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