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Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care Clinic - Metairie and Westwego, LA - 894651

Metairie, LA 70005
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We're fast becoming the nation's largest employer of Nurse Practitioners; offering a superior professional environment and incredible opportunities to make a difference in the lives of patients. This growth is not only a testament to our model's success but the efforts, care, and commitment of our Nurse Practitioners.

Nurse Practitionerwill work collaboratively with others to provide health promotion, health education and manage and treat chronic conditions and acute illnesses in an effort to improve our patient's quality of life and to facilitate optimal health outcomes through cost-effective healthcare. The nurse practitioner may provide nursing and medical services to our patients, diagnose, and order care and treatment. The nurse practitioner also will perform annual comprehensive wellness assessments and emphasize the importance of disease prevention by incorporating health goal review, teaching and counseling with patients and their families.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Provides primary care, including ordering and evaluating diagnostic/screening/laboratory tests, and management of minor acute illnesses
  • Conducts comprehensive wellness assessments on members either in the clinic or patients home
  • Assess, diagnose and manage chronic conditions for patient population
  • Identifies deviations from normal, initiates and evaluates treatment for patients with commonly occurring health problems within their scope of practice
  • Prescribes medications as delegated in the protocols and/or procedures within licensed prescriptive authority
  • Provides individualized patient teaching and counseling
  • Participates in quality improvement activities and monitoring of health outcomes for patients
  • Ensures coding and documentation of HEDIS, QualitySTAR measures and Risk Adjustment diagnoses as appropriate

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.

Required Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of an advanced practice Nurse Education Program
  • Nurse Practitioner Certification as Adult, Geriatric, or Family NP
  • Active, unencumbered RN license to practice nursing in the assigned state
  • Ability to obtain prescriptive authority post-hire in states where applicable
  • 1+ years of post - graduate experience working as a Nurse Practitioner
  • Clinical knowledge necessary to make recommendations concerning the clinical assessment, evaluation and management of members
  • Computer literate and experience with Electronic Medical Records
  • CPR certification
  • 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
  • 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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Gerontology, Internal Medicine, and/or Family Medicine
  • Experience in a managed care and/or ambulatory environment
  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills and the ability to effectively communicate with seniors and their families
  • Ability to work in an environment requiring innovation, self-motivation and adaptable to change

Careers at UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement. The Boomer generation is the fastest growing market segment in health care. And we are the largest business in the nation dedicated to serving their unique health and well-being needs. Up for the challenge of a lifetime? Join a team of the best and the brightest to find bold new ways to proactively improve the health and quality of life of these 9 million customers. You'll find a wealth of dynamic opportunities to grow and develop as we work together to heal and strengthen our health care system. Ready? It's time to do your life's best work.(sm)

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Keywords: Nurse Practitioner, NP, Long Term Care, Acute Cate, Geriatrics, LTC, Assisted Living, Nursing Home, Primary Care, Assessment, Home Care, Home Visit, Gerontology, Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, FNP, ANP, GNP, APRN, Family Nurse Practitioner, Adult Nurse Practitioner Gerontological Nurse Practitioner, Metairie, Louisiana, LA, Peopleshealth, Primary Care Plus

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Posted: 2020-10-28 Expires: 2020-12-26

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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Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care Clinic - Metairie and Westwego, LA - 894651

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