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UnitedHealth Group

APC Shared HC/SCC Nurse Pract- Summit and Stark Counties - OH

Healthcare

All

Full Time

On Site

No

Akron, Ohio, United States

Per diem and per assessment internal Advanced Practice Clinicians and Physicians are eligible for $5,000 Sign-on bonus. Part-time internal candidates currently within Home and Community are also eligible.

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)

Current HouseCalls and Senior Community Care (SCC) APCs are invited to expand their career in this new and exciting role.

Home and Community vision is to be the best-in-class platform that serves the physical, mental, and social needs of people according to their personal care preferences. In this unique role, you will flex your skills to provide care to members across SCC and HouseCalls care models. We meet patients where they reside across our integrated model.

In this role, you will provide care to your caseload of patients located in nursing homes and assisted living communities as well as performing annual clinical assessments to members in the comfort of their homes. You will have the ability to achieve work life balance. No on-call, no weekends and no holidays required. Flexible scheduling based on business needs.

You will have the ability to achieve work life balance. No on-call, no weekends and no holidays required. Flexible scheduling based on business needs.

Home and Community is transforming care delivery with innovative and personal care. As one of the largest employers of Advance Practice Clinicians, Home and Community offers unparalleled career development opportunities.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conduct comprehensive assessments
  • Effectively manage acute and chronic medical and behavioral conditions
  • Provide evidence-based practice screenings
  • Identify urgent and emergent situations and interview when appropriately
  • 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 caregiver education and counsel on disease processes, medication, and compliance
  • Must attend training, ongoing education and updates across multiple lines of business

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
  • Active Nurse Practitioner 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
  • 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 accommodation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of clinical experience in practice (long-term care setting and home health experience 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 employment

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OptumCare is committed to creating an environment where physicians focus on what they do best: care for their patients. To do so, OptumCare provides administrative and business support services to both owned and affiliated medical practices which are part of OptumCare. Each medical practice part and their physician employees have complete authority with regards to all medical decision-making and patient care. OptumCare’s support services do not interfere with or control the practice of medicine by the medical practices or any of their physicians.

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.