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 and Physician Assistants who bring compassion and passion, energy and focus to their work every day. OptumCare wants to help make health care work better for everyone. That mission depends upon hiring the best and most compassionate team with a heart to serve and a drive to improve health outcomes. Millions of people place their trust in our clinicians and caregivers to get the right care at the right time.UnitedHealth Group and OptumCare have a shared sense of purpose to improve the lives of those we serve while building our competencies and knowledge.See how our NPs have the most opportunities to grow in a company that sets you on the path to do your life's best work.SM In this role, you will provide primary care in Skilled Nursing Facilities to both long term and rehab patients. You will be responsible for the delivery of medical care services to a pre-designated group of enrollees.Listen to our NPs describe their work: NP Careers Overview Video Get better informed to determine your fit into a Complex Care position. Click here to view the Realistic Job Preview: Complex Care Nurse Practitioner Video Primary Responsibilities:Primary Care Delivery Deliver cost-effective, quality care to assigned members Manage both medical and behavioral chronic and acute conditions effectively in collaboration with a physician or specialty provider Perform comprehensive assessments and document findings in a concise/comprehensive manner that is compliant with documentation requirements and Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regulations Ensure all diagnoses are ICD9/ICD10 coded accurately and documented appropriately to support the diagnosis at that visit Ensure all quality elements are addressed and documented Complete the initial medication review, annual medication review and a post-hospitalization medication reconciliation Facilitate agreement and implementation of the member's plan of care by engaging the facility staff, families/responsible parties, primary and specialty care physicians Evaluate the effectiveness, necessity and efficiency of the plan, making revisions as needed Utilizes practice guidelines and protocols established by CPM May be required to participate in on-call program Travel between care sites mandatory After hour on call coverage may be required
Required Qualifications: Current, unrestricted NP/PA license in the state of Wisconsin or ability to obtain Ability to obtain DEA licensure/Prescriptive Authority post-hire in states where applicable If NP, Nurse Practitioner national certification as ANP, FNP, or GNP required or the ability to obtain A clinical background in adult, family or geriatric specialties Past experience working in a nursing home or with seniors in other settings Intermediate level of proficiency in PC based word processing including Microsoft Word and Outlook Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and/or patient sites within a designated area Preferred Qualification:Prior experience as a Nurse Practitioner for a minimum of one yearCareers 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. Job Keywords: Job, Nurse Practitioner, NP, PA, Physician Assistant, long term care, LTC, assisted living, nursing home, primary care, geriatric, gerontology, ANP, FNP, FNP, ANCC, ARNP, sub acute, rehab, transitional care, family, adult, Kenosha, WI, Wisconsin
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need... at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.