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LTC Nurse Practitioner or PA, Per Diem - Palm Beach, FL

Company: Optum
Location: Palm Beach
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

$3,500 Sign-on Bonus for External Candidates
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.
We're fast becoming the nation's largest employer of Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants; 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 and Physician Assistants.
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. 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:
Certified Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant through a national board
For NPs: Graduate of an accredited master's degree in Nursing (MSN) program and board certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) or the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioners (AG AC NP), Adult/Family or Gerontology Nurse Practitioners (ACNP), with preferred certification as ANP, FNP, or GNP For PAs: Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant degree program and currently board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)

Active and unrestricted license in the state of Florida or ability to obtain by start date Current, active DEA licensure/prescriptive authority or ability to obtain post-hire, per state regulations (unless prohibited in state of practice) 1+ years of hands-on post grad experience (long-term care setting preferred) Ability to gain a collaborative practice agreement, if applicable in your state 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

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in meeting the medical needs of patients with complex behavioral, social, and/or functional skills 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

If the hired individual resides in Florida (office based or telecommuting) this position requires the AHCA Level II background check (fingerprinting) by the State of Florida for all clinicians that have direct face to face contact with members OR employees who will have access to confidential patient data and will require renewal every five years.
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.

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