Nurse Practitioner - Palliative Care

Los Angeles, CA


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  • Position Details

    • Clinician to join our newly redesigned Palliative Care Program
    • Monday - Friday : 8am - 5pm
    • Average Patients Per Day ~10-12 PPD | 60 mins for new patients and 30 min follow up appointments
    • Patient Mix : >65 with chronic medical conditions eg. CHF, COPD, Diabetes
    • No weekend or after hours clinics but phone call coverage required in rotation with other clinicians
    • Shard call with all high risk providers, one weekend every few months but do not need to be home bound
    • A majority of the time will be spent between an office setting and visiting patients in a home setting
    • Dedicated support staff : Care Partner or Social Worker assigned to each patient depending on needs
    • Support in Clinic : MA, LVN, and Pharmacist to clinic panel size of ~150 patients


    • Master’s degree from a four-year college and/or a professional certification beyond a four-year college.
    • Certificate of completion from an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program
    • Unrestricted California Nurse Practitioner license
    • Current CA DEA certificate required prior to start date
    • At least two years of experience in ambulatory care or a similar environment
    • Comfortable seeing patients of all ages
    • EMR Proficient​
    • 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.


    • ​Critical Care, Palliative, or Geriatrics certification as a Nurse Practitioner
    • Previous experience in a managed care setting and working with medically complex patients
    • Medical Spanish preferred


    • Robust Benefits Package and Bonuses
    • Leadership Pathways and Partnership
    • Supplemental Compensation
    • CME Reimbursement and Related Time Off
    • Paid License Renewals
    • Malpractice Tail Coverage
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    Posted July 8, 2022