Nurse Practitioner Psychiatric 10K Sign On Bonus for External Candidates

Hartford, CT

full-time
Inpatient and outpatient

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage behavioral conditions in collaboration with social workers, psychiatrist and Medical providers
  • Perform comprehensive behavioral health assessments
  • Document findings consistent with Optum and Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regulations
  • Facilitate agreement and implementation of the member’s plan of care by engaging the care team
  • Evaluate the effectiveness, necessity, and efficiency of the plan, making revisions as needed
  • Assures that the aligns with the member’s needs and wishes
  • Coordinate care as member’s transition through different levels of care and care settings
  • Includes the expertise of social work and other disciplines in care plan
  • Assess the needs of members and families while facilitating any adjustments to the plan of care as situations and conditions change
  • Evaluate plan of care for cost effectiveness while meeting the needs of members, families, and providers to decreases high costs, poor outcomes and unnecessary hospitalization
  • Exhibit original thinking and creativity in the development of new and improved methods and approaches to behavioral health in the LTC setting

Required Qualifications:

  • Current, unrestricted NP license in the state of assignment or the ability to obtain
  • Ability to obtain DEA licensure/Prescriptive Authority post-hire in states where applicable
  • Clinical background and national certification as ANP, FNP, GNP or PA-C required or the ability to obtain
  • Possess a valid Driver’s License with the ability to travel between nursing homes and/or care settings
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance


Posted January 27, 2022