Optum

Nurse Practitioner, Per Diem Clearfield County

Punxsutawney, PA

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.

Serving millions of Medicare and Medicaid patients, Optum is the nation’s largest health and wellness business and a vibrant, growing member of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses. You have found the best place to advance your advanced practice nursing career. As an CCM Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant per diem you will provide care to Optum members and be responsible for the delivery of medical care services in a periodic or intermittent basis.

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
    • Proven ability to develop and maintain positive customer relationships
    • Proven adaptability to change

Location Insights

  • A

    Commute

  • B+

    Access to Parks

  • B+

    Cost of Living

  • B

    Access to Outdoor Activities

  • B

    Access to Restaurants

  • B-

    Crime and Safety

  • Total Population

    5,770

  • Median Rent

    $629

  • Median Home Value

    $83,700

  • Median Income

    $32,221

Posted February 26, 2024