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Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • La Palma

Description

Position Description

AppleCare Medical Management Group was incorporated in 2003. Over the last 17 years, the multispecialty medical group of independent practices has expanded into new communities, contracted with more hospitals and health plans, and added over 50 new doctors - but the mission has remained the same. Today, AppleCare Medical Management is comprised of hundreds of board-certified private-practice, independent physicians. Collectively, our physicians have been serving the Southeast area of Los Angeles and Northern Orange County for decades, providing their medical expertise and passion to improving the health of our communities. 
 
As a part of our continued growth, we are searching for a new Nurse Practitioner to join our team.
 
***This is a Field-Based position which involves conducting
assessments on patients in their home and occasionally in the clinic setting***
 
The position will be office based for the first 3-6 months, thereafter you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:
 
Conducts assessments and annual wellness exams on patients both in the patients home and in the clinic
Counsels and educates patients and families about their benefits as well as programs available to help them live healthier lives
Documents items such as: appropriate chief complaint, past medical, family, and social history, review of systems, examinations, medications, allergies, assessment and plan
Responsible for the coordination of care with specialists and appropriate ancillary services
Completes all documentation and paperwork in a timely manner
Maintains quality of care standards as defined by the practice

Required Qualifications:
 
Active and unrestricted California Nurse Practitioner license
Current and unrestricted DEA certificate required
Ability to work without direct supervision and practice autonomously
Access to transportation, a valid driver’s license and car insurance
 Preferred Qualifications:
 
1 or more years of NP experience preferred
Bilingual in Spanish strongly preferred
Managed Care/IPA/Health Plan experience
 
 
AppleCare Medical Management Group was incorporated in 2003. Over the last 17 years, the multispecialty medical group of independent practices has expanded into new
communities, contracted with more hospitals and health plans, and added over 50 new doctors - but the mission has remained the same. Today, AppleCare Medical Management is comprised of hundreds of board-certified private-practice, independent physicians. Collectively, our physicians have been serving the Southeast area of Los Angeles and Northern Orange County for decades, providing their medical expertise and passion to improving the health of our communities.
 
*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy
 

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.
 
 
Keywords: Nurse Practitioner, NP, Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Family Practice, IM, Downey CA, Orange County
 


Job Details
Requisition Number
784991
Job Title
Field-Based Nurse Practitioner, AppleCare Medical - Downey, CA
Job Family
Healthcare Delivery
Business Segment
OptumCare
Job Location Information

LA PALMA, CA
United States
North America
Other Locations
Downey, CA
Additional Job Detail Information

Employee Status
Regular
Schedule
Full-time
Job Level
Individual Contributor
Shift
Day Job
Travel
No
Telecommuter Position
No
Overtime Status
Exempt

About the company

Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.

A Fortune 6 company, we're focused on helping people live healthier lives while making the health system work better for everyone. Here, we seek to empower people with the information, guidance and tools to make personal health choices. We work harder and we aim higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And, at the end of the day, we’re doing a lot of good for more than 85 million people worldwide.

Our biggest point of differentiation is our people - and the collective talent, energy, intelligence and drive our force of 188,000 individuals around the world bring to our mission every single day. So, how do we do it? With our every action, interaction and intention that demonstrates the five fundamental values that guide everything we do:

• Integrity
• Compassion
• Relationships
• Innovation
• Performance

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