Improve Your Quality of Life While Helping Seniors! Optum, a division under the greater UnitedHealth Group, is looking for a Nurse Practitioner with experience working within nursing homes to join our team as a Clinical Advisor who will manage their caseload while coaching and mentoring other NPs out in the field. This is an excellent opportunity to use your NP background in a new way while gaining supervisory experience, putting you in a great position for further advancement. Take your career to the next level and apply today. *SNF care, geriatric care, case management, flexible schedule, autonomy, FTE with benefits* Primary Responsibilities:
- Working with Nurse Practitioners out in the field
- Planning, scheduling and implementation of orientation plans with new Nurse Practitioners
- Work with development of existing Nurse Practitioner staff
- Coaching and mentoring other Nurse Practitioners
- Building relationships with facility staff and physicians
- Educating Nurse Practitioners on the OptumHealth model
- Working with leadership on developmental issues
- 25 - 50% caseload medical management and 50 - 75% education activities
Current, unrestricted NP license the State where this position is located or ability to obtain
DEA License or ability to obtain
Nurse Practitioner national certification as ANP, FNP, ACNP or GNP
A clinical background in adult, family or geriatric specialties (minimum one year preferred)
Intermediate level of proficiency in PC based word processing including Microsoft Word and Outlook
Must have reliable transportation
Must be willing to travel to provide coverage for Mercer, Somerset, Morris, Union and Northern Counties
- Past experience working in a nursing home or with seniors in other settings
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care 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)
**PLEASE NOTE** The sign on bonus is only available to external candidates. Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or a related entity in a full time, part time, or per diem basis ("Internal Candidates") are not eligible to receive a sign on bonus.
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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