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Nurse Practitioner - Long Term Care - Colorado Springs, CO

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Colorado Springs, CO
Date:
11/21/2017
2017-11-212017-12-20
Job Code:
735124
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735124 Nurse Practitioner Long Term Care Colorado Springs CO

Nurse Practitioner - Long Term Care - Colorado Springs, CO (735124)

Position Description

Optum a division under the greater UnitedHealth Group has exciting Advanced Practice Clinician opportunities available! We have teams of Advanced Practice Clinicians spread across the New York market and are looking to expand the team. We continue to see growth in the upstate NY market which has resulted in a large number of openings. Our hiring is twofold, to keep up with the growth and to keep up with the promotions of our Advanced Practice Clinicians. This growth is not only a testament to our model’s success but the efforts, care, and commitment of our Advanced Practice Clinicians.
 
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
  • 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, or GNP required or the ability to obtain
  • A clinical background in adult, family or geriatric specialties
  • 2 years’ experience as a Nurse Practitioner
  • 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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Leadership experience

Optum helps nearly 60 million Americans live their lives to the fullest by educating them about their symptoms, conditions and treatments; helping them to navigate the system, finance their health care needs and stay on track with their health goals. No other business touches so many lives in such a positive way. And we do it all with every action focused on our shared values of Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation & Performance.


UnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow.

Already Fortune 14, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.

Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for speed.

Come to UnitedHealth Group, and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams.

 


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, Long term care, geriatric home health, primary care, acute rehab, Colorado state, np primary care, geriatric home health, nurse practitioner, Denver, Colorado, CO

Job Details

  • Contest Number735124
  • Job TitleNurse Practitioner - Long Term Care - Colorado Springs, CO
  • Job FamilyHealthcare Delivery
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • Colorado Springs, CO
    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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