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Telehealth Primary Care Independent Nurse Practitioner - Oregon (Telecommute)

UnitedHealth Group Portland, Or
primary care nurse telecommute patients nurse primary care health team
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Telehealth Primary Care Independent Nurse Practitioner – Oregon (Telecommute)

Requisition Number: 2012236

Job Category: Healthcare Delivery

Primary Location: Portland, OR
(Remote considered)

As a part of OptumCare, the largest network of medical groups in the nation, MedExpress is seeking a Full-Time Independent Nurse Practitioner to join our team. At Optum, we are transforming healthcare nationally while providing Physician-led care locally.

Position Highlights:

  • 100% work from home (no onsite)
  • Monday through Friday schedule at 40 hours per week
  • Average patient load = 3 patients per hour
  • Provider will deliver telehealth primary care visits to patients ages 2 years and up
  • Responsibilities include:
    • Provides and manages remote patient care with diagnostic acumen, using audio and visual technology to complete patient examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses, and treatment. Documenting/Charting patient information in line with current policies and procedures
    • Provides preventative and wellness care for all ages 2 and up. Delivers holistic, patient-centered care with continuity as the identified primary care provider
    • Ability to communicate effectively and compassionately through audio visual consultations with patients and able to address patient concerns through these medias
    • Develops and implements patient management plans, records progress notes, and assists in provision of continuity of care
    • Communicates with patients regarding testing results, follow-up care, and additional information. Prescribes pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens as appropriate to assessed medical conditions. Refers patients to specialists and to relevant patient care components as appropriate
    • Educate patients on the risks and benefits of treatments ensuring the patient is a part of the decision-making process
    • Abide by all associated rules, regulations, and laws regarding collaborative practice requirements for each state licensed for telehealth

What makes an OptumCare organization different?

  • Providers are supported to practice at the peak of their license
  • Patients are treated like family. We focus on helping patients get in, get healthy, and get back to what’s really important
  • We are influencing change on a national scale while still maintaining the culture and community locally

Compensation/Benefits Highlights:

  • Competitive pay
  • CME
  • DEA and licensure reimbursement
  • 401k with matching
  • Short- and long-term disability, company paid life insurance
  • Upward career growth and professional development
  • Supportive and appreciative culture

Careers with MedExpress. At MedExpress, we believe in delivering quality, convenient, affordable health care and exceeding our patients’ expectations. One of the many ways we do this is by creating access to health care through a leading telehealth solution. Optum Virtual Care is a digital clinic that provides a convenient, same-day alternative to local walk-in care. It also closely aligns with rapidly evolving consumer preferences and what many patients have come to expect from health care providers when seeking care overall. This offering is supported by a dedicated virtual medical group that this reinventing how care is provided using the latest technology to drive simplicity, convenience, coordination and affordability. As part of the Optum and UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we’re working together to help people live healthier lives and to help the health system work better for everyone. You can become part of our elite team almost anywhere with 250 MedExpress centers across the country and two administrative offices in Morgantown, WV and Pittsburgh, PA. Join us and start doing your life’s best work.(sm)

  • Master’s degree (MSN) and certification by one of the Nurse Practitioner certifying bodies (ANCC or AANP) as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
  • Minimum of three (3) years of in person clinical experience practicing as a Nurse Practitioner outside of clinical rotations
  • Experience in pediatric care within the past two (2) years
  • An unrestricted DEA license (or ability to obtain prior to start)
  • Possess an awareness and a working understanding of quality measurement in the management of chronic disease conditions
  • Experience using audio/visual technology or video conferencing platforms
  • Must have access to high-speed internet and phone lines
  • Ability to successfully qualify for and obtain unrestricted state licensure throughout the defined platform: WA, OR, CA, AK, HI

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior three (3) years’ experience as an independent practitioner is preferred

About OptumCare. At OptumCare, we’ve found that putting clinicians at the center of care is the best way to improve lives. Our physician-led organization is one of the most dynamic and progressive health care organizations in the world, serving over 17 million people through more than 45,000 aligned physicians and 9,000 advanced practice clinicians. You will find our team working in local clinics, surgery centers and urgent care centers, within care models focused on managing risk, higher quality outcomes and driving change through collaboration and innovation. Learn more at .

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $79,700 to $142,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

Would you thrive with OptumCare?

  • Do you practice evidence-based medicine?
  • Are you seeking a practice focused on patient-centered quality care, not volume?
  • Are you a team player – comfortable delegating and empowering teams?
  • Are you constantly seeking better ways to do things?
  • Do you want to be part of something better?

Job Keywords: Primary Care Physician, Family medicine, Telemedicine, Telehealth, Virtual Care, Telecare, Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Practitioner, FNP, NP, Primary Care, Value Based Care, OR, Oregon

UnitedHealth Group is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you need special assistance or accommodation for any part of the application process, please call 1-800-561-0861 and say “Application Question” to be connected to Recruitment Services. Recruitment Services’ hours of operation are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday.

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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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