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Nurse Practitioner Clinical Performance Educator

UnitedHealth Group

This is a Full-time position in Las Vegas, NV posted May 12, 2021.

15k Sign On Bonus

If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life’s best work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conduct Comprehensive Wellness visit of Optum members on IPA physicians’ facilities and potentially home visits
  • Work within OptumCare proprietary EMR systems when conducting wellness visits
  • Approximately 85% daily travel within market
  • Interface with physicians and/or medical group staff professionally developing credibility
  • Other related duties as assigned and/or needed
  • May need to attend future continuing education classes to keep abreast of medical advancements and innovative practice coding, Risk Adjustment guidelines
  • Promote the well-being of our senior members of their patients by conducting annual physical exam & wellness assessments with strong emphasis on senior conditions
  • Document the senior assessment in an assessment form and a plan of care in a stand-alone medical record and provide a copy to IPA physician’s office at the end of day
  • Review medications for polypharmacy compliance and educating patients on medications
  • Confirm, disagree or mark resolved chronic conditions from patient-specific lists of historical conditions; confirm plan of care developed for patients seen in the primary care clinic
  • Complete a Collaborative review of chronic preventative measures for seniors for quality review
  • Utilize tools integrated in the EMR to perform screenings (CORE, PHQ-9, 6-CIT, COA, etc.)
  • Perform preventive screenings using the equipment provided by OptumCare and provide a copy to the IPA physician’s office at the end of day

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:

  • Current, unrestricted Nevada NP License or ability to obtain within 90 days of employment
  • Board Certified NP through AANP or ANCC
  • 1+ years of clinical experience in their highest level of education (met 2000 hrs. to practice autonomously)
  • Family, Geriatrics, or Adult experience
  • Valid driver’s license or access to reliable transportation
  • Can travel the entire state of Nevada to see Patients
  • DEA or ability to obtain
  • 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:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Experience with HCC coding guidelines in Primary Care
  • 2 years of experience working in a managed care health plan environment
  • HEDIS, Coding, Risk Adjustment knowledge

Careers with Optum. Here’s the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world’s large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity 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.