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Nurse Practitioner, Long Term Care - Akron, OH

UnitedHealth Group

Akron, OH
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744532 Nurse Practitioner Long Term Care Akron OH

Nurse Practitioner, Long Term Care - Akron, OH (744532)

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.
In this role, you will provide primary care in Skilled Nursing Facilities to both long term and rehab patients. You will be responsible for the delivery of medical care services to a pre-designated group of enrollees.

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

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

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Primary Care Delivery
  • Deliver cost-effective, quality care to assigned members
  • Manage both medical and behavioral chronic and acute conditions effectively in collaboration with a physician or specialty provider
  • Perform comprehensive assessments and document findings in a concise/comprehensive manner that is compliant with documentation requirements and Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regulations
  • Ensure all diagnoses are ICD9/ICD10 coded accurately and documented appropriately to support the diagnosis at that visit
  • Ensure all quality elements are addressed and documented
  • Complete the initial medication review, annual medication review and a post-hospitalization medication reconciliation
  • Facilitate agreement and implementation of the member’s plan of care by engaging the facility staff, families/responsible parties, primary and specialty care physicians
  • Evaluate the effectiveness, necessity and efficiency of the plan, making revisions as needed
  • Utilizes practice guidelines and protocols established by CPM
  • May be required to participate in on-call program
  • Travel between care sites mandatory
  • After hour on call coverage may be required

Required Qualifications:

  • Current, unrestricted NP license in the state of Ohio
  • Ability to obtain DEA licensure/Prescriptive Authority post-hire in states where applicable
  • Nurse Practitioner national certification as ANP, ACNP, FNP, or GNP required or the ability to obtain
  • Masters Degree
  • A clinical background in adult, family or geriatric specialties
  • Intermediate level of proficiency in PC based word processing including Microsoft Word and Outlook

Transforming health care 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.(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: NP, home care, nurse practitioner, primary care, geriatric, Ohio, OH, Akron

Job Details

  • Contest Number744532
  • Job TitleNurse Practitioner, Long Term Care - Akron, OH
  • Job FamilyHealthcare Delivery
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • Akron, OH
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

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