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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Long-Term Care- Seattle, WA

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Olympia
Posted on: January 15, 2023

Job Description:

$40,000 Student Loan Repayment or $30,000 Sign-on Bonus for individuals who have not previously participated in this program. - -Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as we help advance health equity on a global scale. Here, you will find talented peers, comprehensive benefits, a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, career growth opportunities and your life's best work.(sm) -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. -In this role you will have the ability to achieve work life balance. Flexible scheduling offered where providers can flex their time over the 7-day work week.--- -No on-call, no weekends, and no holidays required. Optum is transforming care delivery with innovative and personal care. As one of the largest employers of APCs, Optum offers unparalleled career development opportunities. -Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conduct comprehensive assessments -
  • Manage members through an acute medical situation or an exacerbation of a chronic condition, including testing, diagnostics, interventions -
  • Manage members during a short term sub-acute rehabilitation episode -
  • Ensure accurate and complete documentation, including ICD 10 conditions -
  • Communicate and collaborate with the interdisciplinary care team -
  • Conduct advanced illness and advanced care planning conversations -
  • Provide patients and caregivers with counseling and education -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 and unrestricted license in the state which you reside, or ability to obtain by start date -
    • Education: -
      • NP: Graduate of an accredited Master of Science Nursing or Doctor of Nursing Practice program -
      • PA: Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant degree program -
      • Active Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant certification through a national board: -
        • NP: -Board certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners or the American Nurses Credentialing Center, with certification in one of the following: -
          • Family Nurse Practitioner - -
          • Adult Nurse Practitioner -
          • Gerontology Nurse Practitioner -
          • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner -
          • PA: Board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants -
          • Current, active DEA licensure/prescriptive authority or ability to obtain post-hire, per state regulations (unless prohibited in state of practice)
          • 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 -
          • Access to reliable transportation -
          • Ability to gain a collaborative practice agreement, if applicable in your state -
          • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodationPreferred Qualifications:
            • 1+ years of clinical experience in practice (long-term care setting preferred) -
            • Experience in meeting the medical needs of patients with complex behavioral, social and/or functional needs -
            • Understanding of Geriatrics and Chronic Illness -
            • Understanding of Advanced Illness and end of life discussions -
            • Proficient computer skills including the ability to document medical information with written and electronic medical records -To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employmentCareers with Optum. Our objective is to make health care simpler and more effective for everyone. With our hands at work across all aspects of health, you can play a role in creating a healthier world, one insight, one connection and one person at a time. We bring together some of the greatest minds and ideas to take health care to its fullest potential, promoting health equity and accessibility. Work with diverse, engaged and high-performing teams to help solve important challenges.**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, Olympia , Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Long-Term Care- Seattle, WA, Healthcare , Olympia, Washington

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