Optum

Nurse Practitioner, Traveler for the State of CT- Senior Community Care

New Haven, CT

full-time
Outpatient

$40,000 Student Loan Repayment or $25,000 Sign-on Bonus for individuals who have not previously participated in this program.

Optum Home & Community Care, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, is creating something new in health care. We are uniting industry-leading solutions to build an integrated care model that holistically addresses an individual’s physical, mental and social needs – helping patients access and navigate care anytime and anywhere.

As a team member of our Senior Community Care (SCC) product, we work with a team to provide care to patients at home in a nursing home, assisted living for senior housing. This life-changing work adds a layer of support to improve access to care.

We’re connecting care to create a seamless health journey for patients across care settings. Join us to start **Caring. Connecting.

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

Required Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited Master of Science Nursing or Doctor of Nursing Practice program
  • Active and unrestricted license in the state which you reside, or ability to obtain by start date
  • Active Nurse Practitioner 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 gain a collaborative practice agreement, if applicable in your state
    • Ability to complete physical requirements, including lifting a 30-pound bag and ability 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
    • Proficient computer skills including the ability to document medical information with written and electronic medical records

Connecticut Residents Only: The salary range for Connecticut residents is $88,000 to $173,200 annually. 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.

Location Insights

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    Commute

  • A

    Access to Outdoor Activities

  • A

    Access to Parks

  • A

    Access to Restaurants

  • B

    Overall

  • C

    Cost of Living

  • Total Population

    130,331

  • Median Rent

    $1,196

  • Median Home Value

    $199,000

  • Median Income

    $42,222

Posted February 27, 2024