Telehealth Independent Nurse Practitioner – Illinois, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Arkansas (Telecommute)

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Telehealth Independent Nurse Practitioner – Illinois, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Arkansas (Telecommute)

Compassion. It’s the starting point for health care providers like you and it’s what drives us every day as we put our exceptional skills together with a real feeling of caring for others. This is a place where your impact goes beyond providing care one patient at a time. Because here, every day, you’re also providing leadership and contributing in ways that can affect millions for years to come. Ready for a new path? Learn more, and start doing your life’s best work. SM

As a part of OptumCare, the largest network of medical groups in the nation, MedExpress is seeking a full-time Telehealth 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)
  • Providers typically work 12-hour shifts
  • Average patient load = 3-4 patients per hour
  • Provider will support telehealth visits in Illinois, Minnesota, Oklahoma, and Arkansas
  • Responsibilities include:
    • Provides and manages remote patient care.
    • Use audio and visual technology to complete patient examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses, and treatment plans.
    • 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.

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
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • 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) is required.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of clinical experience in an emergency medicine, urgent care, family medicine or ambulatory care setting
  • An unrestricted DEA license (or ability to obtain prior to start)
  • Ability to successfully qualify for and obtain unrestricted state licensure throughout the defined platform is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience as an independent practitioner is preferred.
  • Experience using audio/visual technology or video conferencing platforms.
  • Unrestricted state licensure throughout the defined platform prior to start.

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 www.workatoptum.com .

Colorado Residents Only: The salary for Colorado residents is 78,700.00  to 142,600 (add additional reference for sales and physicians). Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary, UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

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 Providedrs,Telemedicine,  Nurse Practitioner, NP, Family, Team Care, Managed Risk, Value Based Care, Illinois, Arkanasa, Minnesota, Oklahoma

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