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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:

US

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, LTC - Wilkesboro -Wilkes County NC - 10K Sign on Bonus for External Candidates

UHG - North Wilkesboro, North Carolina

Posted: 11/12/2018

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 of businesses. You have found the best place to advance your advanced practice nursing career. We are one of the nation’s largest employers of Nurse Practitioners, offering 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.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide preventative or primary care in assigned long term care facilities

  • Work with primary care physicians to provide the best care possible

  • Collaborate with the nursing staff and the patients' families

  • Work with the facility's utilization review process

  • Learn more about palliative care

This position works a fixed schedule and requires the ability to manage a case load of patients with varying degrees of illness. Extensive documentation/EMR work is also involved.  


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, AANP, or GNP required or the ability to obtain

  • A clinical background in adult, family or geriatric specialties

  • Experience working in a nursing home or with seniors in other settings

  • Intermediate level of PC-proficiency with programs like Microsoft Word and Outlook

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.

 

 

Key words: Nurse Practitioner Jobs, Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, NP, long term care, LTC, Assisted Living, Nursing Home, Primary Care, Winston Salem, NC, North Carolina

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