Nurse Practitioner – Primary Care Plus Clinics – Lafayette, LA @ UnitedHealth Group

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Job Description:

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide primary care, including ordering and evaluating diagnostic/screening/laboratory tests, and management of minor acute illnesses
  • Conduct comprehensive wellness assessments on members either in the clinic or patients’ home as needed
  • Assess diagnose and manage chronic conditions for patient population
  • Identify deviations from normal, initiates and evaluates treatment for patients with commonly occurring health problems within their scope of practice
  • Prescribe medications as delegated in the protocols and/or procedures within licensed prescriptive authority
  • Provide individualized patient teaching and counseling
  • Participate in quality improvement activities and monitoring of health outcomes for patients
  • Ensure coding and documentation of HEDIS, Quality STAR measures and Risk Adjustment diagnoses as appropriate
  • Participate in community events including health fairs, speaking engagements, and educational lectures
  • Collaborate with our marketing team to build the practice and help to grow our business and reach within our communities

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
  • CPR certification
  • 2+ years of post-graduate experience working as a Nurse Practitioner
  • Ability to obtain prescriptive authority post-hire in states where applicable
  • Clinical knowledge necessary to make recommendations concerning the clinical assessment, evaluation and management of members
  • Computer literate and experience with Electronic Medical Records

Preferred Qualifications:

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

Experience Level: Junior/Associate
Work From: Onsite

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