Optum

Per Diem-Nurse Practitioner Norwalk Stamford

Stamford, CT

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.

Required Qualifications:

  • Certified Nurse Practitioner through a national board - For NPs: Graduate of an accredited master’s degree in Nursing (MSN) program and board certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) or the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioners (AG AC NP), Adult/Family or Gerontology Nurse Practitioners (ACNP), with preferred certification as ANP, FNP, or GNP
    • Active and unrestricted license in the state which you reside
    • Current active DEA licensure/prescriptive authority or ability to obtain post-hire, per state regulations (unless prohibited in state of practice)
    • Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and/or patient sites within a designated area
    • Ability to lift a 30-pound bag in and out of car and to navigate stairs and a variety of dwelling conditions and configurations
    • Availability to work 24 hours per month, with expectations that 16 of the 24 hours/month could be during off-hours (after 5 pm, on weekends, and/or holidays) not to exceed 960 hours in a calendar year
    • Ability to gain a collaborative practice agreement, if applicable in your state

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of hands-on post grad experience within Long Term Care
    • 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
    • Ability to develop and maintain positive customer relationships
    • Adaptability to changeConnecticut Residents Only: The hourly range for this role is $42.31 to $83.27 per hour. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to local labor markets, education, work experience, certifications, etc. UnitedHealth Group complies with all minimum wage laws as applicable. 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

  • A+

    Access to Outdoor Activities

  • A

    Access to Parks

  • A

    Access to Restaurants

  • A-

    Commute

  • A-

    Overall

  • B

    Public Schools

  • Total Population

    129,309

  • Median Rent

    $1,812

  • Median Home Value

    $532,700

  • Median Income

    $93,059

Posted June 22, 2024