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We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these individuals, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 5 company. We provide an environment where you’re empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks and in return, offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. Exceeding your limits is an exceptional start to your life's best work.SM

 

Just like you, we are driven by a set of fundamental principles that are guiding our way forward. Our values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation, and performance serve as a foundation to transform health care. Are you in? Learn more about your future at UnitedHealth Group at careers.unitedhealthgroup.com

 

Job Category:

Healthcare

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

16501

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

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Clinical Team Lead Nurse Practitioner, Long Term Care - Erie, PA

UHG - Erie, Pennsylvania

Posted: 07/16/2018

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. 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 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.

 

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)

 


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: Nurse Practitioner Jobs, Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, NP, long term care, LTC, Assisted Living, Nursing Home, Primary Care, Erie, PA, Pennsylvania

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