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UnitedHealth Group

Nurse Practitioner, Integral Care Program - Per Diem




Part Time


Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

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)

Nurse Practitioner works autonomously to provide direct patient care and manage a designated group of patients in a contracted skilled / subacute / rehab / group homes / independent living facility. Performs aspects of care including history and physicals, wellness exams and screenings, assessments, coding and documentations, and recommendations to clinical team. Nurse Practitioner works in collaboration with a physician and provide cross coverage with the Lifestyle Center Program.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assess, examine and establish differential diagnoses from assessments conducted within the clinical setting for patients admitted to a contracted facility
  • Develop and implement preventive measures, treatment plans and recommendations to clinical team
  • Work collaboratively with physician and clinical team to acquire direction and advice on cases or patient issues
  • Identify and direct complex cases to physician care team for handling and care planning
  • Develop and implement treatment plans in conjunction with the physician and other members of the care team
  • Document treatment plan and collaborative physician guidance in the medical record
  • Actively communicate with outpatient primary care and specialty care providers when needed
  • Order appropriate laboratory tests and perform appropriate screening tests and diagnostic procedures
  • Review medications for polypharmacy compliance and educate patients on medications
  • Collaborative review of chronic preventative measures for seniors for quality review
  • Provide guidance to nursing and therapy staff regarding treatment plans and care coordination
  • Coordinate care with patients and care team

Required Qualifications:

  • Successful completion Advanced Practice Nurse degree
  • Ability to obtain and maintain an active, unrestricted NP Nevada License in area of practice
  • Nurse Practitioner Certification as an Adult, Family or Geriatric Nurse Practitioner from either ANCC or AANP required or ability to obtain
  • Minimum two years of successful clinical experience in a primary or inpatient care setting
  • Ability to obtain DEA licensure
  • Knowledge of professional medical practice to provide care, formulate a differential diagnosis and evaluate patient
  • Knowledge of screening and diagnostic equipment and instruments to administer patient care
  • Technical knowledge in the use of computer programs for medical records or internet searches for medical research
  • Skill in applying and modifying the principles, methods and techniques of medicine
  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills with patients, family members, care team members and management staff
  • Ability to make care decisions based on best medical practices guidelines without direct supervision or guidance by a physician
  • Has basic technical proficiency in the use of computer programs for medical records or internet search for clinical practice
  • 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.

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination 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.

OptumHealth is part of the family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group one of the leaders across most major segments of the US health care system. OptumHealth helps nearly 60 million Americans live their lives to the fullest by educating them about their symptoms, conditions and treatments; helping them to navigate the system, finance their health care needs and stay on track with their health goals. No other business touches so many lives in such a positive way. And we do it all with every action focused on our shared values of Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation & Performance. At OptumHealth, you will perform within an innovative culture that's focused on transformational change in the health care system. You will leverage your skills across a diverse and multi-faceted business. And you will make contributions that will have an impact that's greater than you've ever imagined.

Nevada Residents Only: The salary/hourly range for Nevada residents is $54.57 to $104.86. 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: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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.

OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.