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UnitedHealth Group Supervisor, LVN Urgentivist Extender, Irving, TX in Irving, Texas

$10,000 Sign on Bonus - External Candidate

Landmark Health, part of the Optum and UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, was created to transform how healthcare is delivered to the most medically vulnerable members in our community. Our medical group provides home-based medical care to chronically ill patients, many of whom are ill-equipped to navigate our overwhelming healthcare system.

Landmark Health is a high growth, entrepreneurial, home-based provider team that is transforming healthcare by serving the extensive needs of the most chronically ill in our communities. The role of the urgentivist extender supervisor will be to lead a team of urgentivist extenders and to serve on the frontlines and as market lead for ALERT care delivering urgent medical care in the homes of complex, frail, and vulnerable patients. This position will assist with urgent visits under the traditional Landmark Health model and under the Alert Care model if available. I would also throw in, as the market lead for ALERT care - better to have it in for potential contracts as well as for those markets we have contracts

Through the integration of technology, a highly innovative care delivery model, and multidisciplinary clinical teams, Landmark delivers health management capabilities at scale for the frailest and most clinically complex segments of the population - the 3-5% of members that account for 20-30% of all national healthcare expenses annually.

Primary Responsibilities:

As an urgentivist extender supervisor, your duties will be to:

  • Function as a day-to-day clinical leader by providing clinical decision support, guidance, and scheduling oversight including geographic deployment decisions to urgentivist extenders in managing urgent visits

  • Provide oversight and to ensure best visit practices to avoid unnecessary ED transfers and hospital admissions. Assisting with determining appropriate cadence for the follow-up visits post urgent visit

  • Perform needed urgent visits as needed to either provide support to the urgentivist extenders

  • Leverage the support of nurse care manager, behavioral health, social work, pharmacy, and dietician to meet patients’ medical, biopsychosocial, and financial needs

  • Coordinate with the market physicians and ideally across the continuum of care, including PCPs, ER physicians, hospitalists, and SNF providers in order to ensure smooth transitions and prevent readmissions

  • Perform regular skills training and provide specific education to the urgentivist extenders

  • Perform some administrative duties including monitoring and maintenance of urgentivist extender schedules and timecards. Other duties would include performing ride-a-longs and providing direct feedback to the team. Local idt liason- determining which idt to attend or how to have them present at a portion of each teams idt, provide education for any relevant LMW

  • Meet at least monthly with the Landmark First medical directors, in addition to regular meetings with the local market RMD

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Completion of Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA-C) accredited program

  • Current unrestricted NP or PA state license

  • 5+ years of clinical NP or PA experience

  • Prior clinical background for acute care and urgent care management

  • Knowledge of clinical standards of care

  • Access to reliable transportation required; if you are driving a vehicle, you must comply with all the terms of the Landmark Motor Vehicle Safety policy

  • Willingness to conduct house calls

  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Some administrative or clinical oversight experience

  • Passion for delivering care to patients with complex, chronic illnesses

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

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.