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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Regional Traveler - CT, RI, Upstate NY

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: East Hartford
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

$30,000 Sign-On Bonus or $40K Student Loan Repayment for External Candidates -APCs hired into Traveler roles are eligible to receive a sign on bonus OR three years of student loan repayment assistance through our Student Loan Repayment (SLR) program. This could mean up to an additional $40K in benefits to you as well as the opportunity to pay down your student loan faster! -Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing 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. No on-call, no weekends, and no holidays required. This position requires travel through the states of Rhode Island, Connecticut and New York. - -Primary Responsibilities: -

  • Provide clinical coverage for the primary APC during periods of PTO or short/long term absences -
  • Manage members through an acute medical situation or an exacerbation of a chronic condition, including testing, diagnostics, and interventions -
  • Manage members during a short term, sub-acute rehabilitation episode -
  • Conduct comprehensive, monthly/routine, and/or acute care visit assessments -
  • Effectively manage acute and chronic medical and behavioral conditions -
  • Ensure accurate and complete documentation, including ICD 10 conditions -
  • Communicate and collaborate with the interdisciplinary care team - -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 states of Conn, RI or -NY, or ability to obtain by start date -
    • Education: -
      Graduate of an accredited Master of Science Nursing or Doctor of Nursing Practice programActive -Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant certification through a national board: -
      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 - -
      • 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, including lifting a 30-pound bag and ability 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 accommodation - -Preferred Qualifications: -
        • 1+ year 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 -
        • 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 employment. - -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 8minds 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) -Connecticut Residents Only: The salary range for Connecticut residents is $90,500 to $161,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives. -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, East Hartford , Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Regional Traveler - CT, RI, Upstate NY, Healthcare , East Hartford, Connecticut

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