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Field-base Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, Monarch HealthCare - Orange County, CA

UnitedHealth Group

Orange, CA
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753423 Fieldbase Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Monarch HealthCare Orange County CA

Field-base Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, Monarch HealthCare - Orange County, CA (753423)

Position Description

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life's best work! Serving millions of Medicare and Medicaid patients, OptumCare is the nation's largest health and wellness business and a vibrant, growing member of the UnitedHealth Group family. We're also the career home for Nurse Practitioners who bring compassion and passion, energy and focus to their work every day.
As a part of our continued growth, we are searching for a new Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our Palliative Care Team.

This is a flexible, autonomous role that creates enormous satisfaction as you impact the care and comfort of our aging population. All the while, you'll be building meaningful relationships with the patients, their families, and the health care providers who are responsible for their care. 
*This is a field-based position that requires daily travel to our members place of residence* 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Provide hands-on, Palliative Care services to members in their place of residence
  • Conducts a physical assessment, performs a medication reconciliation and assists with referrals to Specialist as needed
  • Will work with members and their families to discuss goals of care and to manage advanced illnesses and multiple chronic conditions
  • Communicate findings in your assessment that will be used to inform the Case Manager, Disease Management and Primary Care Provider of potential gaps in care
  • Educate members on topics such as disease process, medication, and compliance

Required Qualifications:

  • Current, unrestricted NP or PA license in California
  • Current DEA certificate with Prescriptive Authority
  • National NP or PA certification
  • 2+ years of clinical experience working with adult and elderly patients
  • Ability to travel daily within Orange County
  • Computer proficient in MS Office

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Palliative Care   
  • Home health, Assisted Living or SNF experience
  • Managed Care experience

What's the first thing that happens when one of the most successful physician groups in Orange County comes together with a global leader in health care? Opportunity. With Monarch HealthCare joining OptumCare and the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, people like you will find increasing levels of challenge, impact and professional success. With a vibrant network of hospitals and urgent care centers, we're changing health care for the better by improving access to affordable, high quality care, and working together to improve the patient experience. That takes passion, commitment, intense focus and the ability to contribute effectively in a highly collaborative team environment. Are you with us? Learn more about this exciting 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.



Job Keywords: Nurse Practitioner, NP, Physician Assistant, PA Palliative Care, Geriatrics, Assisted Living, ASL, SNF, Managed Care, Orange County, CA

Job Details

  • Contest Number753423
  • Job TitleField-base Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, Monarch HealthCare - Orange County, CA
  • Job FamilyHealthcare Delivery
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • Orange, CA
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsIrvine, CA
    FOUNTAIN VALLEY-California, CA
    Huntington Beach, CA

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 25 % of the Time
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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