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Nurse Practitioner, Complex Care in Homes - Augusta, GA - $5k Sign on Bonus for External Candidates

UnitedHealth Group

Augusta, GA
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745911 Nurse Practitioner Complex Care in Homes Augusta GA 5k Sign on Bonus for External Candidates

Nurse Practitioner, Complex Care in Homes - Augusta, GA - $5k Sign on Bonus for External Candidates (745911)

Position Description

Serving millions of Medicare and Medicaid patients, Optum 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 Home Visit Nurse Practitioner with Optum, you’ll provide primary care home visits for the patients in collaboration with the physician of record and patient care team.


This position is serving throughout Augusta, GA


After conducting a comprehensive patient assessment, you will communicate and manage the patients’ care across all care providers, family, and caregivers to ensure that timely, patient-centered, appropriate evidence-based medicine is provided. By building strong relationships, you’ll have a meaningful impact on the patient’s health.


If you are located in the Augusta, GA area, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.


Listen to our NPs describe their work:  NP Careers Overview Video


Not sure if this role is for you?  View the Realistic Job Preview that is focused on the things that matter most to you: Home_Visit_NP_RJP


Required Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of experience with hands on, post grad Nurse Practitioner work
  • Active, un-encumbered license to practice nursing in the state of assignment or ability to obtain
  • Nurse practitioner Certification from either the ANCC or AANP or ability to obtain
  • Effectively communicate with elderly and chronically ill patients and families
  • Understanding of Medicare, Medicaid and Health Plan benefit structures beneficial
  • Comfortable working independently in a home-visit setting
  • Basic knowledge of computers and cell phones
  • Familiarity with ICD-9/10 and CPT-4 coding
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Certification
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task
  • DEA License or the ability to obtain
  • Participation in the Patient Care Team on-call schedule

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Bi-lingual or multi-lingual
  • Geriatric or adult medicine specialty

If you want more meaning in your career - as a clinician or a business professional – take this opportunity and .  It’s the first step in a new career that will enable you to do your life’s best work.(sm)


*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.



Job Keywords: Nurse Practitioner Jobs, Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, NP, long term care, LTC, Assisted Living, Nursing Home, Primary Care,Augusta, Georgia, GA

Job Details

  • Contest Number745911
  • Job TitleNurse Practitioner, Complex Care in Homes - Augusta, GA - $5k Sign on Bonus for External Candidates
  • Job FamilyHealthcare Delivery
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • Augusta, GA
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 75 % 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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