Regional Independent Nurse Practitioner Traveler - Morgantown, WV

Unitedhealth Group Inc. Morgantown , WV 26502

Posted 2 months ago

Serving millions of Medicare and Medicaid patients, Optum is the nation's largest health and wellness business and a vibrant, growing member of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses. We're also the career home for Nurse Practitioners who are eager to bring compassion and passion, energy and focus to their work every day. Join us and you'll discover a chance to build meaningful relationships with the patients, their families and the health care providers who are responsible for their care.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Must be willing to travel among multiple MedExpress locations within a confined geographical location as defined by MedExpress medical leadership

  • Must be willing to procure and maintain licensure as requested and within the timeframe identified by MedExpress

  • Perform duties in accordance with the customary rules of ethics and conduct of the applicable State Board of Nursing and other such regulating bodies

  • Prescribe dosages and instruct patients in correct usage. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods

  • Respond to requests and inquiries from the general public in person and over the telephone

  • Interpret the application of OSHA and HIPAA laws. Maintain quality, safety, and infection control standards

  • Exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive, complex and confidential patient issues and situations

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work

  • Learn computer software programs; enter and maintain accurate data and statistical information in order to consistently prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence and other written materials

  • Travel up to 100%.

  • Establish working relationships with new providers; perform orientations for new providers

  • Participate in the opening of new clinics

  • Must keep up to date and adhere to and comply with the MedExpress Expense Reimbursement Policy

  • Will interact with all center staffed based team-members including providers and non-providers

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree and certification by one of the Nurse Practitioner certifying bodies

  • Must have and maintain a DEA license with no restrictions

  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal service (This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction)

  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations including the requirements of the HIPAA and OSHA and applicable state rules and regulations pertinent to medical practices

  • Experience working with computerized information systems used in business applications and clinical management systems (EMR)

  • Knowledge of relevant drugs and their chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo

  • Knowledge of non-pharmaceutical patient care aids, their applicable uses, and relevance to patient care

  • Accreditation and certification requirements and the ability to maintain all appropriate licenses

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Clinical experience in an emergency medicine, urgent care, or ambulatory care setting

Working Conditions:

  • Center-Based

  • Requires working in a clinical setting

  • The noise level is moderate and there is a potential for exposure to infectious diseases and blood-borne pathogens.

  • Travel to other Centers

  • Ability to stand and sit for hours at a time, (with some bending and stooping)

  • Ability to use manual dexterity in relation to clinical requirements

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs

Careers with MedExpress. Our focus is simple. We deliver high-quality, convenient, affordable health care in a patient-centric manner. With a full medical team, our neighborhood medical centers are open 12 hours a day, every day. We provide a broad scope of services including urgent care, employer health services, and basic wellness and prevention services. Everything we do is focused on our patients. And now we're part of Optum and the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, a team of more than 185,000 people working together to help people live healthier lives and to help the health system work better for everyone. We're a physician-led group with administrative offices in Morgantown, WV and Pittsburgh, PA but you can become part of our elite team almost anywhere in the country.

Join us. And start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: 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. In addition, employees in certain positions are subject to random drug testing.

Job Keywords: Regional Nurse Practitioner Traveler, Morgantown, WV, West Virginia


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