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Nurse Practitioner PA, Physical Assessments - $15K Sign On Bonus for External Candidates

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Las Vegas, NV
Date:
11/21/2017
2017-11-212017-12-20
Job Code:
732384
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732384 Nurse Practitioner PA Physical Assessments 15K Sign On Bonus for External Candidates

Nurse Practitioner PA, Physical Assessments - $15K Sign On Bonus for External Candidates (732384)

Position Description

Nurse Practitioner works autonomously to provide direct patient care and manage a designated group of patients in a contracted skilled/subacute/rehab/group homes/independent living facility. Performs aspects of care including history and physicals, wellness exams and screenings, assessments, coding and documentations, and recommendations to clinical team.  Nurse Practitioner works in collaboration with a physician and provide cross coverage with the Lifestyle Center Program.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assess, examine and establish differential diagnoses from assessments conducted within the clinical setting for patients admitted to a contracted facility
  • Develop and implement preventive measures, treatment plans and recommendations to clinical team
  • Work collaboratively with physician and clinical team to acquire direction and advice on cases or patient issues
  • Identify and direct complex cases to physician care team for handling and care planning
  • Develop and implement treatment plans in conjunction with the physician and other members of the care team
  • Document treatment plan and collaborative physician guidance in the medical record
  • Actively communicate with outpatient primary care and specialty care providers when neede
  • Order appropriate laboratory tests and perform appropriate screening tests and diagnostic procedures
  • Review medications for polypharmacy compliance and educate patients on medications
  • Collaborative review of chronic preventative measures for seniors for quality review
  • Provide guidance to nursing and therapy staff regarding treatment plans and care coordination
  • Coordinate care with patients and care team

Required Qualifications:

  • Successful completion Advanced Practice Nurse degree or Physician Assistant Degree from an accredited university
  • Ability to obtain and maintain an active, unrestricted NP/PA Nevada License in area of practice
  • Nurse Practitioner Certification as an Adult, Family or Geriatric Nurse Practitioner from either ANCC or AANP required, or certified Physician Assistant or ability to obtain 
  • Minimum two years of successful clinical experience in a primary or inpatient care setting
  • Ability to obtain DEA licensure
  • Knowledge of professional medical practice to provide care, formulate a differential diagnosis and evaluate patient
  • Knowledge of screening and diagnostic equipments and instruments to administer patient care
  • Technical knowledge in the use of computer programs for medical records or internet searches for medical research
  • Skill in ing and modifying the principles, methods and techniques of medicine
  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills with patients, family members, care team members and management staff
  • Ability to make care decisions based on best medical practices guidelines without direct supervision or guidance by a physician
  • Has basic technical proficiency in the use of computer programs for medical records or internet search for clinical practice

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. OptumHealth 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. 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.

 

**PLEASE NOTE** The sign on bonus is only available to external candidates. Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or a related entity in a full time, part time, or per diem basis (“Internal Candidates”) are not eligible to receive a sign on bonus.

 

 

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: 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: Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, NP, PA, primary care, adult medicine, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada

Job Details

  • Contest Number732384
  • Job TitleNurse Practitioner PA, Physical Assessments - $15K Sign On Bonus for External Candidates
  • Job FamilyHealthcare Delivery
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • Las Vegas, NV
    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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