Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, Team MD - $10K Sign On Bonus
April 13, 2018
Des Moines, Iowa
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.SMTeamMD is a new model of care focused on transforming care for high-risk Medicare and Medicaid patients in their home. We are looking for Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants who bring compassion, energy, and focus to their work every day. In this role, you will maintain a modest primary care panel as well as 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. $10,000 Sign-on Bonus applies to external candidates only. If you are located near Des Moines, IA, you will have the flexibility to work from a home office as you take on some tough challenges. Primary Responsibilities: Provide full primary care services including management of acute and chronic health conditionsComplete 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
Required Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited Master's Degree in Nursing (MSN) or Physician's Assistant program Board Certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) or the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) ,or of a nationally accredited program for Physician Assistant 2+ years of post-graduate, experience working as a Nurse Practitioner or as a Physician Assistant in an Adult, Family, Internal Medicine, Geriatric, Palliative or Hospice settingCurrent unrestricted nursing license or physician assistant license in good standing in Iowa Ability to obtain DEA licensure / Prescriptive Authority in states where applicable Ability to work with diverse care teams in a variety of settings Effective time management and communication skills 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% for face to face meetings throughout Des Moines, IA and surrounding area. *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 Preferred Qualifications:Experience in gerontology or internal medicine RN/NP experience working in home health or home care settingExcellent administrative, organizational and verbal skills Effective communication skills with the geriatric or Medicare population Ability to work independently Detail oriented Dependable and reliableCareers 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) 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, Physician Assistant, PA, Des Moines, IA, Iowa, Geriatric, Gerontology, Internal Medicine, Family Practice, Home Care, Home Health, AANP, ANCC
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