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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, Per Diem Long Term Care - Milwaukee and Wauwatosa, WI - $2500 Sign on Bonus for External Candidates

UnitedHealth Group

Milwaukee, WI
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742204 Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Per Diem Long Term Care Milwaukee and Wauwatosa WI 2500 Sign on Bonus for External Candidates

Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, Per Diem Long Term Care - Milwaukee and Wauwatosa, WI - $2500 Sign on Bonus for External Candidates (742204)

Position Description

What makes your clinical career greater with UnitedHealth Group? You can improve the health of others and help heal the health care system. You can work with in an incredible team culture; a clinical and business collaboration that is learning and evolving every day. And, when you contribute, you'll open doors for yourself that simply do not exist in any other organization, anywhere.
OptumCare wants to help make health care work better for everyone. That mission depends upon hiring the best and most compassionate team with a heart to serve and a drive to improve health outcomes. Millions of people place their trust in our clinicians and caregivers to get the right care at the right time.

UnitedHealth Group and OptumCare have a shared sense of purpose to improve the lives of those we serve while building our competencies and knowledge.

See how our NPs have the most opportunities to grow in a company that sets you on the path to do
your life’s best work.SM 

This position provides primary case management of chronic and acute conditions.

If you are located in Milwaukee or Wauwatosa, WI, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Providing direct care to chronically ill residents in long - term care facilities
  • Collaborating with primary care physicians, facility staff and patients' families
  • Coordinating of care for patients 
  • Participating in care conferences with other providers and patient family members
  • Working with utilization review process for each facility
  • Identifying patients' behavioral health issues
  • Educating nursing home staff, physicians and administration
Required Qualifications:
  • National Nurse Practitioner certification or ability to obtain
  • Certification in Adult, Family or Gerontology or ability to obtain
  • Licensure in the State where this position is based (Wisconsin) or the ability to obtain
  • DEA license or the ability to obtain
  • Masters Degree
  • Intermediate level of proficiency in PC-based word processing including basic -Microsoft Word and Outlook skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Behavioral health experience desirable
  • Clinical experience
  • Long-term care experience
  • Knowledge of mental health issues
  • A background in managed care
  • Familiarity with Medicare and ICD-10 coding
  • Preferred past experience working in a nursing home or with seniors in other settings
OptumHealth is part of the family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group one of the leaders across most major segments of the US health care system.
If you want more meaning in your career - as a clinician or a business professional - think of OptumHealth as your calling.

By providing 58 million Americans with information, tools and solutions, we are helping to guide them through the health care system, financing their health care needs, and enabling them to achieve their personal health and well-being goals.
At OptumHealth, you will perform within an innovative culture that's focused on transformational change in the health care system. You will leverage your skills across a diverse and multi-faceted business. And you will make contributions that will have an impact that's greater than you've ever imagined.


*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: DEA, Nurse Practitioner, np, geriatric, long term care, ltc, Milwaukee, WI, Wisconsin, Wauwatosa

Job Details

  • Contest Number742204
  • Job TitleNurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, Per Diem Long Term Care - Milwaukee and Wauwatosa, WI - $2500 Sign on Bonus for External Candidates
  • Job FamilyHealthcare Delivery
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • Milwaukee, WI
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsWauwatosa, WI

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusTemporary
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionYes
  • Overtime StatusNon-exempt

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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