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UnitedHealth Group Nurse Practitioner - Senior Community Care in Tacoma, Washington

$40,000 Student Loan Repayment or $30,000 Sign-on Bonus for external candidates

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

We're fast becoming the nation's largest employer of Nurse Practitioners; 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.

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 Senior Living and home settings. 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. Flexible scheduling offered where providers can flex their time over the 5-day work week. 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.

Required Qualifications:

  • Active and unrestricted license in the state which you reside, or ability to obtain by start date

  • Graduate of an accredited Master of Science Nursing or Doctor of Nursing Practice program

  • Active Nurse Practitioner certification through a national board:

  • Board certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners or theAmerican 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) (SCC04)

  • 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:

  • 1+ years 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

  • 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

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 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)

*PLEASE NOTE* The Sign On Bonus is only available to external candidates. Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or a related entity in a full time, part time, or per diem basis (“Internal Candidates”) are not eligible to receive a Sign On Bonus.

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: Nurse Practitioner, NP, Home Health, Home Assessment, Geriatric, Home Care, Geriatric Care, Autonomy, Full Time With Benefits, Managed Care, Adult Medicine, Medicare, Medicaid, Health Plan, ANCC, AANP, Home Visit

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