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Nurse Practitioner, Long Term Care - $15K Sign On Bonus for External - Portland, ME

UnitedHealth Group

Portland, ME
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756803 Nurse Practitioner Long Term Care 15K Sign On Bonus for External Portland ME

Nurse Practitioner, Long Term Care - $15K Sign On Bonus for External - Portland, ME (756803)

Position Description

Are you a Nurse Practitioner interested in a career that allows you to spend more time with your patients? OptumCare might be just the perfect place for you! We are hosting a Nurse Practitioner Meet & Greet on 03/21/2018 at Davinci’s, 150 Mill St., Lewiston, ME 04240 from 4:00-6:30pm. Please join us for this unique opportunity to learn about our organization and how you are able to do your life’s best work with OptumCare, part of UnitedHealth Group. For more information and to RSVP directly, please visit our events page at  OptumCare ME Nurse Practitioner Careers

Here’s a chance to join a group of professionals and clinicians who are working to improve health care for people over 50. 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 of businesses. We’re also the career home for Nurse Practitioners who are eager to bring compassion and passion, energy and focus to their work every day. Join us today!

Primary Responsibilities
  • Conduct in-home assessments on health plan members, including past medical history, review of symptoms, physical examination, medication review and depression screening 
  • Identify diagnoses to be used in care management and active medical management in the furtherance of treatment
  • Formulate a list of current and past medical conditions
  • Educate members on topics such as disease process, medication and compliance
  • Comply with all HIPAA regulations and maintain security of protected health information (PHI)
Expect to spend about 8 hours a day on the telephone helping our members, including overnights, weekends and rotating holidays, so flexibility is key. You’ll also need to be able to obtain state licensure for all the states you are assigned to support. The work pace can be demanding, so the ability to thrive autonomously in a fast-paced environment will be important to your success.

Required Qualifications

  • Unrestricted NP licensure in the state(s) where work will be performed

  • DEA License or ability to obtain one
  • Nurse Practitioner national certification as ANP, FNP or GNP or the ability to obtain licensure
  • A clinical background in adult, family or geriatric specialties 
  • Past experience working in a nursing home or with seniors in other settings
  • Intermediate level of PC proficiency, including Microsoft Word, Outlook and electronic medical records

Preferred Qualifications

  • Nurse Practitioner with 2+ years experience managing care for geriatric patients
  • Ability to work independently

This is a place where your impact goes beyond just providing care one patient at a time. Your compassion, commitment and energy can help transform health care and result in 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.

Key words: SNF care, geriatric care, case management, flexible schedule, autonomy, FTE with benefits, Nurse Practitioner Jobs, Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, NP, long term care, LTC, Assisted Living, Nursing Home, Primary Care, Portland, Maine, ME

Job Details

  • Contest Number756803
  • Job TitleNurse Practitioner, Long Term Care - $15K Sign On Bonus for External - Portland, ME
  • Job FamilyHealthcare Delivery
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • Portland, ME
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • 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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