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) Get better informed to determine your fit into this position. Click here to view the Realistic Job Preview: http://uhg.hr/ComplexCareRJP The Optum, Long Term Care Clinical Team Leader is responsible for managing approximately 25-35% case load and direct supervisory responsibility for 4 to 6 Nurse Practitioners These Nurse Practitioners provide primary care to patients in long term care settings; coordinate with their PCP and facility staff to deliver high quality care on-site. Primary Responsibilities:Providing direct primary care to aging residents in long-term care facilities in collaboration with primary care physicians Coordinating care by collaborating with primary care physicians, consulting physicians, facility staff and patients' families Participating in care conferences with other providers and patient family members Educating nursing home staff, physicians and administration The Clinical Team Lead will also serve as the direct supervisor for a team of 2 - 6 Nurse Practitioners Provides primary case management of chronic and acute conditions. - Reviews the work of others Develops innovative approaches Sought out as expert Serves as a leader/ mentor Coordinates, supervises and is accountable for the daily activities of business support, technical or production team or unit Impact of work is most often at the team level When you use your skills, talent and energy for the patients of Optum, you'll be able to do more and do it better
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 Nurse Practitioner national certification as ANP, FNP, or GNP required or the ability to obtain A clinical background in adult, family or geriatric specialties 2 years' experience as a Nurse Practitioner Past experience working in a nursing home or with seniors in other settings Leadership experience preferred Intermediate level of proficiency in PC based word processing including Microsoft Word and OutlookOptum 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.UnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow. Already Fortune 14, 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, clinical, geriatric, Brooklyn, NY, New York
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need... at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.