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Float Nurse Practitioner - Long Term Care - TX, OR, WA - Nurse Practitioner

Company: UnitedHealth Group Inc
Location: Austin
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Float Nurse Practitioner - Long Term Care - TX, OR, WA$40,000 Student Loan Repayment Or $30,000 Sign-on Bonus!

This role requires willingness for travel within the state of Texas and to Oregon, Washington and on future occasions to the East Coast. Licensures will be reimbursed in additional states.

With this role on our "float staff" we are transforming care delivery with innovative and personal care. As one of the largest employers of APCs, Optum offers unparalleled career development opportunities.

Optum Home & Community Care, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, is creating something new in health care. We are uniting industry-leading solutions to build an integrated care model that holistically addresses an individual's physical, mental and social needs - helping patients access and navigate care anytime and anywhere.

As a team member of our Senior Community Care (SCC) product, we work with a team to provide care to patients at home in a nursing home, assisted living for senior housing. This life-changing work adds a layer of support to improve access to care.

We're connecting care to create a seamless health journey for patients across care settings. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

The Senior Community Care (SCC) program is a longitudinal, integrated care delivery program that coordinates the delivery and provision of clinical care of members in a facility setting. The APC within SCC provides care to our highest-risk health plan members and is part of an interdisciplinary team.

Primary Responsibilities:

* Provide clinical coverage for the primary APC during periods of PTO or short/long term absences
* Manage members through an acute medical situation or an exacerbation of a chronic condition, including testing, diagnostics, and interventions
* Manage members during a short term, sub-acute rehabilitation episode
* Conduct comprehensive, monthly/routine, and/or acute care visit assessments
* Effectively manage acute and chronic medical and behavioral conditions
* Ensure accurate and complete documentation, including ICD 10 conditions
* Communicate and collaborate with the interdisciplinary care team

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

* Active ANCC or AANP national certification in Family, Adult, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care, etc. Licensure must be unencumbered, free of any open/unresolved disciplinary actions including probation or restrictions against privilege to practice
* Current, active DEA licensure/prescriptive authority or eligibility to obtain post-hire, per state regulations (unless prohibited in state of practice)
* Eligible to gain a collaborative practice agreement, if applicable in your state
* 1+ years of clinical/family/geriatric practice experience as an NP
* Willingness to travel via car, airplane, etc.
* Willingness to obtain additional licensure in assigned geographic areas
* Ability to complete physical requirements of the job including lifting a 30-pound bag in and out of the car, navigating stairs and a variety of dwelling conditions, and sit, stand, and kneel to perform physical assessment
* Proficient with electronic medical records and the internet

Preferred Qualifications:

* Experience in meeting the medical needs of patients with complex behavioral, social and/or functional needs
* Understanding of Geriatrics and Chronic Illness

PLEASE NOTE Employees must be in an active regular status. Employees must remain in role for a minimum of 12 months from the date of hire /rehire/transfer. If an employee leaves Home and Community, the student loan repayments will cease. The employee must remain in an Advanced Practice Clinician or Physician role within Home and Community for 36 months to receive the full benefit of the student loan repayments.

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

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.

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group Inc, Austin , Float Nurse Practitioner - Long Term Care - TX, OR, WA - Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Austin, Texas

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