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Nurse Practitioner / PA - Long Term Care - Jacksonville, FL

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Jacksonville, FL
Date:
11/17/2017
2017-11-172017-12-16
Job Code:
737733
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737733 Nurse Practitioner PA Long Term Care Jacksonville FL

Nurse Practitioner / PA - Long Term Care - Jacksonville, FL (737733)

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.
 
Consider this. Success in the NP role requires learning how to strike a balance between clinical and customer service / business mindset. Your work within these independently owned/operated long term care facilities means that you represent us not just with our members and their families but also with the employees and leaders of each facility. Balancing how to work with, educate, and service the facilities’ staff while also providing the members with the clinical and caring attention can be a challenge.
 
Listen to our NPs describe their work: NP Careers Overview Video
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Develop strong competencies in Palliative Care as you provide preventative and primary care for patients in assigned long term care facilities
  • Collaborate with primary care physicians, the nursing staff and the patients' families to coordinate care in the manner best suited to the patient’s needs
 
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
  • Clinical background and national certification as ANP, FNP, GNP or PA-C required or the ability to obtain
  • 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
  • Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and/or patient sites within a designated area
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)
 

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, Jacksonville, Florida, FL

Job Details

  • Contest Number737733
  • Job TitleNurse Practitioner / PA - Long Term Care - Jacksonville, FL
  • Job FamilyHealthcare Delivery
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • Jacksonville, FL
    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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