Remote Hybrid Per Diem OB Home Care Nurse RN – Ohio


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Requisition Number: 2220295
Job Category: Nursing
Primary Location: Dublin, OH
(Remote considered)

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together. 

Position in this function provides skilled nursing care in a home care environment. Assess, plan, and document the homecare nursing process; educate and provide instruction to patients and their family.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Home health administrator responsibilities as assigned
  • Special project management as assigned
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Positively represent the Company to both internal and external customers; always maintain a professional and courteous manner
  • Uphold the Optum core values in the conduct of work
  • Adhere to Company privacy guidelines; ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations
  • Provide services according to Optum policy and the prescriber’s plan of treatment
  • Individualize patient assessments based on care/services being provided and patient need
  • Ensure interventions respect and encourage the patient’s ability to make choices
  • Respect each patient’s rights and conduct business in an ethical manner
  • Educate patients and families with a systematic approach, promoting patient understanding of treatment and services, health status, coping ability and patient/family involvement in the continuum of care or service
  • Initiate the plan of treatment/care pathway based upon the analysis of information obtained and within scope of practice and certification
  • Modify the plan of care, as appropriate, based on re-assessment, change in prescriber orders, the patient’s need for further care or services, and the achievement of identified goals within scope of practice and certification
  • Coordinate care with the patient services centers, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals to promote the continuum of care or service
  • Accurately communicate (written/verbal) patient status information to prescribing physician in timely manner and provide necessary clinical information to Optum pharmacists and other healthcare professionals as necessary
  • Complete clinical record documentation per Optum policy in a timely, complete, and accurate manner
  • Provide service-related clinical support to key physicians/hospitals through personal contacts and in-services, as directed
  • Participate in holiday and weekend duties as scheduled
  • Must maintain a current CPR certification and obtain an annual screen and TB test and influenza immunization in accordance with Optum policy
  • Must comply with random drug testing
  • Ensure senior management decisions and directives are carried out
  • Routine travel required
  • May be asked to participate in training or act as preceptor
  • Additional duties as assigned

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: 

  • Current unrestricted nursing license (RN) for state of residence
  • 1+ years of obstetrical nursing experience
  • Proven ability to provide skilled nursing care for expectant mothers in the home care environment
  • Proven ability to modify the plan of care, as appropriate, based upon reassessment, change in prescriber orders, the patient’s need for further care or services and the achievement of identified goals
  • Proven ability to continually assess the mothers’ condition to ensure they are safe in the home environment
  • Proven ability to establish trust and build long term relationships with expectant mothers
  • Proven ability to provide clinical support to key physicians / hospitals upon request
  • Proven ability to utilize Windows  programs to include Word, Email, and Internet
  • Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and/or patient sites within a designated area
  • Main service areas are Columbus, Lancaster, Logan, Athens, and Portsmouth. Willing or ability to travel up to 1 ½ hours from home.
  • Willing or ability to travel to provide in-home patient care and continuous education to patients and family members
  • Willing or ability to travel up to 100% of the time during normal business hours

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BSN
  • 3+ years of experience in labor and delivery or obstetrical nursing (high risk perinatal, antepartum)
  • Home care experience
  • IV infusion competency

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.