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Nurse Practitioner, Long Term Care - Allentown, PA

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Allentown, PA
Date:
02/22/2018
2018-02-222018-03-23
Job Code:
747330
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747330 Nurse Practitioner Long Term Care Allentown PA

Nurse Practitioner, Long Term Care - Allentown, PA (747330)

Position Description

At Optum, a part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we believe in innovation. You have found the best place to advance your advanced practice nursing career. We are one of the nation’s largest employers of Nurse Practitioners, offering incredible opportunities to make a difference in the lives of patients. This growth is not only a testament to our model’s success but the efforts, care and commitment of our Nurse Practitioners. Join us and feel proud knowing you’re empowered to help other live healthier lives.

 

In this role, you will provide primary care to patients in long term care settings; coordinate with their PCP and facility staff to deliver high quality care on-site. This is a flexible, autonomous role that creates enormous satisfaction for the NP as you impact the care and comfort of our aging population. All the while, you’ll be building meaningful relationships with the residents and their families and the health care providers who are responsible for their care.

  

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide preventative and primary care for patients in assigned long term care facilities
  • Work with primary care physicians to provide the best care possible
  • Collaborate with the nursing staff and the patients' families
  • Work with the facility's utilization review process
  • In this role, you’ll also explore and learn more about palliative care
Required Qualifications:
  • Current, unrestricted NP license in the state of assignment or the ability to obtain
  • Ability to obtain DEA licensure / Prescriptive Authority post-hire in states where applicable
  • Nurse Practitioner national certification as ANP, FNP, ACNP or GNP required or the ability to obtain
  • 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 proficiency in PC based word processing including Microsoft Word and Outlook

This is a place where your impact goes beyond providing care one patient at a time. Because here, every day, you’re also providing leadership and contributing in ways that can affect others for years to come. Ready for a new path? Learn more, and start doing 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, Allentown, PA, Pennsylvania

Job Details

  • Contest Number747330
  • Job TitleNurse Practitioner, Long Term Care - Allentown, PA
  • Job FamilyHealthcare Delivery
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • Allentown, PA
    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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