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 apply. It's the first step in a new career that will enable you to do your life's best work (sm) Listen to our NPs describe their work: NP Careers Overview Video Not sure if this role is for you? View the Realistic Job Preview that is focused on the things that matter most to you: Click here 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 facilitiesWork with primary care physicians to provide the best care possibleCollaborate with the nursing staff and the patients' familiesWork with the facility's utilization review processIn this role, you'll also explore and learn more about palliative care
Required Qualifications:Current, unrestricted NP or PA license in the state of assignment or the ability to obtainAbility to obtain DEA licensure/Prescriptive Authority post-hire in states where applicableNurse Practitioner national certification as ACNP, ANP, FNP, or GNP required or the ability to obtainA clinical background in adult, family or geriatric specialtiesPast experience working in a nursing home or with seniors in other settingsMinimum education Masters DegreeIntermediate level of proficiency in PC based word processing including Microsoft Word and Outlook Already Fortune 6, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high - performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for speed.Come to UnitedHealth Group, and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams. 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, nurse practitioner, geriatric, advance practice, long term care, skilled nursing, nursing home, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, WI
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