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Nurse Practitioner - LTC - Seattle / Stanwood, Snohomish WA - Sign on Bonus for External Candidates

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Seattle, WA
Date:
01/18/2018
2018-01-182018-02-16
Job Code:
745759
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745759 Nurse Practitioner LTC Seattle Stanwood Snohomish WA Sign on Bonus for External Candidates

Nurse Practitioner - LTC - Seattle / Stanwood, Snohomish WA - Sign on Bonus for External Candidates (745759)

Position Description

You’ve taken your skills to an advanced level. You bring an enormous store of compassion and dedication to your work. Now, it’s time to join one of the largest communities of Nurse Practitioners in the country as we build new solutions for an ever growing patient base. 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.


In this role, you will represent Optum as you provide primary care to patients in long term care settings; coordinate with their Primary Care Provider and facility staff to deliver high quality care on site. You’ll interact closely with the facility staff and providers throughout the community; educating, building relationships and showing leadership in how to best address the complex needs of the patient and family. This is a flexible, autonomous role that creates enormous satisfaction for the NP as you impact the care and comfort of our aging population.

   

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

 

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

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide preventative, primary care, or assessments 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
  • Conduct assessments on health plan members
  • Review patient's past medical history and formulate a list of current and past medical conditions using clinical knowledge and judgment and the findings of your assessment
  • Review current symptoms and identify diagnoses to be used in care management and active medical management of treatment
  • Physical examination, medication review, and depression screening
  • Check vitals, conduct a physical exam that includes monofilament test, urine dipstick, and foot exam (as appropriate)
  • Communicate findings in your assessment that will be used to inform the PCP of potential gaps in care 
  • Educate members on topics such as disease process, medication, and compliance
  • Comply with all HIPAA regulations and maintain security of protected health information (PHI)

Required Qualifications:

  • Current, unrestricted NP license in the state of assignment or the ability to obtain
  • DEA License or the ability to obtain
  • Nurse Practitioner national certification as ANP, FNP, 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
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in gerontology, cardiology, internal medicine, or endocrinology
  • Excellent administrative, organizational and verbal skills
  • Ability to follow established dress code 
  • Effective communication skills with the geriatric or Medicare population
  • Ability to navigate on the internet and work with personal computer
  • Ability to work independently
  • Detail oriented
  • Dependable and reliable
  • Bilingual English / Spanish
Your work and dedication has helped you become a superb care giver. Let’s build on it. today and let your compassion and commitment lead you to 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, Long term care, geriatric home health, primary care, acute rehab, Washington state, np primary care, geriatric home health, nurse practitioner, Stanwood, Everett, Shohomish WA, Washington,Seattle

Job Details

  • Contest Number745759
  • Job TitleNurse Practitioner - LTC - Seattle / Stanwood, Snohomish WA - Sign on Bonus for External Candidates
  • Job FamilyHealthcare Delivery
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • Seattle, WA
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsStanwood, WA

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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