Optum

Nurse Practitioner, Senior Community Care - Queens

Queens Village, NY

full-time
Inpatient and outpatient

$40,000 Student Loan Repayment Or $30,000 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 assisted living, independent living, adult family homes, and private homes for senior housing. This life-changing work adds a layer of support to improve access to care.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conduct comprehensive assessments
  • Manage members through an acute medical situation or an exacerbation of a chronic condition, including testing, diagnostics, interventions
  • Manage members during a short term sub-acute rehabilitation episode
  • 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 caregivers with counseling and education

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) (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

New York Residents Only: The salary range for New York 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.

Posted February 27, 2024