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Palliative Care RN - Field Based Visits, Bronx / Westchester, NY - $1500 Sign On Bonus for External Candidates

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
New York, NY
Date:
12/14/2017
2017-12-142018-01-12
Job Code:
742289
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742289 Palliative Care RN Field Based Visits Bronx Westchester NY 1500 Sign On Bonus for External Candidates

Palliative Care RN - Field Based Visits, Bronx / Westchester, NY - $1500 Sign On Bonus for External Candidates (742289)

Position Description

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life's best work.(sm)
 
In this role, you will be part of an interdisciplinary care team to provide home - based palliative care to patients in their homes. You will coordinate with their physician to deliver high quality care. This is a flexible, team - based role that creates enormous satisfaction for the Registered Nurse as you impact the care and quality of life 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.
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Provide home - based palliative care for patients in their homes
  • Work with the patient’s other doctors to coordinate care
  • Manage patients with advanced illness or multiple chronic conditions
  • Have serious illness conversations about disease progression and patient values
  • Educate members on topics such as disease process, medication, and compliance
  • Comply with all HIPAA regulations and maintain security of protected health information (PHI)
  • Be part of an after - hours care team support system for patients to prevent unnecessary or avoidable hospitalizations and ED visits

Required Qualifications:

  • Current, unrestricted RN license in the state of NY
  • 2+ years clinical experience as a RN in a hospital, acute care, palliative care, oncology, home health, hospice, or nursing home
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office) and competency with electronic medical records
  • Past experience working in a nursing home or with seniors in other settings
  • Ability to work within an interdisciplinary care team to coordinate patient care
  • Computer literate and able navigate the internet

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent administrative, organizational and verbal skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Dependable and reliable

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health - related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do 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
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Job Keywords: RN, Registered Nurse, Home health, Home care, Hospice, Geriatric RN, Geriatrics Registered Nurse, palliative care, home care, Primary Care, Oncology, Westchester,Bronx, New York, NY

Job Details

  • Contest Number742289
  • Job TitlePalliative Care RN - Field Based Visits, Bronx / Westchester, NY - $1500 Sign On Bonus for External Candidates
  • Job FamilyNursing
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • New York, NY
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsWESTCHESTER, NY
    Bronx, NY

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • 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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