Optum

Nurse Practitioner Per Diem - Chautauqua County, NY

Jamestown, NY

part-time
Inpatient and outpatient

$5,000 Sign-on Bonus for External Candidates

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. 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 a facility setting.

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)
    • 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

Location Insights

  • A

    Commute

  • B+

    Access to Outdoor Activities

  • B+

    Access to Parks

  • B+

    Cost of Living

  • B+

    Public Schools

  • B

    Access to Restaurants

  • Total Population

    29,504

  • Median Rent

    $616

  • Median Home Value

    $63,200

  • Median Income

    $33,420

Posted February 20, 2024