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Physician Assistant, Long Term Care - Bartow / Winterhaven, FL

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Winter Haven, FL
Date:
12/15/2017
2017-12-152018-01-14
Job Code:
742022
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742022 Physician Assistant Long Term Care Bartow Winterhaven FL

Physician Assistant, Long Term Care - Bartow / Winterhaven, FL (742022)

Position Description

We’re fast becoming the nation’s largest employer of Nurse Practitioners; offering a superior professional environment and incredible opportunities to make a difference in the lives of patients. This growth is not only a testament to our model’s success but the efforts, care, and commitment of our Nurse Practitioners.
 
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. We’re also the career home for Nurse Practitioners who bring compassion and passion, energy and focus to their work every day.
 
If you want more meaning in your career - as a clinician or a business professional – take this opportunity and . It’s the first step in a new career that will enable you to do your life’s best work.(sm)
 
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In this role, you will provide primary care to patients in long term care settings; coordinate with their PCP and facility staff to deliver high quality care on-site. This is a flexible, autonomous role that creates enormous satisfaction for the NP as you impact the care and comfort of our aging population. All the while, you’ll be building meaningful relationships with the residents and their families and the health care providers who are responsible for their care.
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Provide preventative and primary care 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
  • Work with the facility's utilization review process
  • In this role, you’ll also explore and learn more about palliative care

 

Required Qualifications:
  • 1+ years of post grad experience as a NP / PA
  •  Clinical background in adult, family or geriatric specialties Past experience working in a nursing home, or with seniors in other settings
  • 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
  • Intermediate level of proficiency in PC based word processing including Microsoft Word and Outlook
 
Optum 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.
 

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 Jobs, Long Term Care, Geriatric, Adult, Acute Care, Primary Care, Hospice, Palliative Care, Hospitalist, Bartow, Winterhaven, FL, Florida
 

Job Details

  • Contest Number742022
  • Job TitlePhysician Assistant, Long Term Care - Bartow / Winterhaven, FL
  • Job FamilyHealthcare Delivery
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • Winter Haven, FL
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsBartow, FL

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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