Nurse Practitioner Long Term Care

Joliet, IL

full-time
Outpatient

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide preventative and primary care for patients in assigned long term care facilities
  • Work with primary care physicians to provide the best care possible
  • Collaborate with the nursing staff and the patients' families
  • Work with the facility's utilization review process
  • In this role, you'll also explore and learn more about palliative care

Required Qualifications: * Certified Nurse Practitioner through a national board * Current unrestricted license in IL or the ability to obtain in state(s) in which practicing * Unrestricted DEA (license to prescribe narcotics/level II info here) per state regulations (unless prohibited in state of practice) or the ability to obtain * 1+ years of experience in a long-term care setting, community setting or critical care * Proficient computer skills including the ability to document medical information with written and electronic medical records * Understanding of Geriatrics and Chronic Illness * Experience developing and maintaining positive customer relationships * Experience adapting to change * Understanding of Advanced Illness and end of life discussions * You will be provisioned with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and are required to perform this role with patients and members on site, as this is an essential function of this role * Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained


Posted June 24, 2021