UnitedHealth Group Nurse Practitioner, Home Visits - TeamMD, Chattanooga and Cleveland, TN in Cleveland, Tennessee
Careers at TeamMD: Imagine. Even as health care evolves and advances into a future of innovative new practice models, there are some lessons from the past that can make a huge difference. At TeamMD, a part of UnitedHealthcare Community & State and the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we recognized the need for better care for individuals that are medically complex and have functional limitations. We created TeamMD to bring medical care to these individuals in their home to improve their access to care and enable better clinical outcomes. If you’re looking for greater career impact and challenge, learn more. You’ll discover how this can become your life’s best work.(sm)
TeamMD is a new model of care focused transforming care for high-risk Medicare and Medicaid patients in their home. We are currently expanding our team across Tennessee, and we are looking for Nurse Practitioners who bring compassion and passion, energy and focus to their work every day.
In this role, you will complete In - home assessments of chronically ill and high risk patients in a variety of environments including private homes, assisted living facilities, nursing homes, skilled nursing facilities, and / or hospital settings. You will also provide consultation for post-acute stabilization as well as temporary support for patients transitioning from higher levels of care. You will collaborate with a multidisciplinary team to engage resources and strategies to address medical, behavioral, functional, and social barriers to care.
If you are located in or near Chattanooga and Cleveland, TN, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.
Complete comprehensive assessments in a variety of settings, to address gaps in care and facilitate complete and accurate coding of complex health conditions
Review, interpret, and integrate data to guide best practices in diagnostic and therapeutic procedures
Provide temporary stabilization services for post-acute and transitioning patients
Manage medical emergencies, triage phone calls, prescribe medications, and make referrals for ongoing services
Complete full and appropriate documentation to support professional billing for services
Facilitate clarification of patient and family goals of care to support development of a comprehensive care plan
Provide education and information on health conditions, illness trajectory, and treatment options to patients, families, caregivers, and providers
Provide input to organizational quality initiatives and staff education
Participate in collaborative multidisciplinary team meetings to optimize clinical integration, efficiency, and effectiveness of service delivery
Dependable and reliable
Effective time management and communication skills
Ability to work with diverse care teams in a variety of settings
Ability to work independently
Graduate of an accredited Master's Degree in Nursing (MSN) program
Board Certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) or the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
Current unrestricted nursing license in good standing in Tennessee
Current DEA licensure / Prescriptive Authority in state of Tennessee
2+ years of post - graduate experience working as a Nurse Practitioner in an Adult, Family, Internal Medicine, Geriatric, Palliative or Hospice setting
Advanced knowledge of and experience with symptom management
Computer literate and experience with Electronic Medical Records
Must have access to high speed internet for home office set up
Willingness to travel up to 50 to 75% for face to face meetings throughout the state of Tennessee. *Financial assistance for relocation will not be provided.
Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and/or patient sites within a designated area
Experience in Gerontology or Internal Medicine
RN / NP experience working in home health or home care setting
Experience working in a Psychiatric or Mental Health setting
Excellent administrative, organizational and verbal skills
Experience with effective communication skills with the geriatric or Medicare population
Careers at TeamMD: Imagine. Even as health care evolves and advances into a future of innovative new practice models, there are some lessons from the past that can make a huge difference. At TeamMD, a part of UnitedHealthcare Community & State and the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we recognized the need for better care for individuals that are medically complex and have functional limitations. We created TeamMD to bring medical care to these individuals in their home to improve their access to care and enable better clinical outcomes. Our home-based model of care helps patients with the greatest needs, whether it is for short term stabilization and transition support to ongoing primary care. If you’re looking for greater career impact and challenge, learn more. You’ll discover how this can become your life’s best work.(sm)
*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.
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.
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