Optum

Nurse Practitioner/Physician Asst, Sr. Community Care-Trumble, Mahoning, Portage, OH

Ravenna, OH

full-time
Inpatient and outpatient

Job Highlights

  • Top pick in specialty
  • $10,000 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.

    The Senior Community Care (SCC) program is a longitudinal, integrated care delivery program that coordinates the delivery and provision of clinical care of members in a facility setting.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Conduct comprehensive assessments
    • Manage members through an acute medical situation or an exacerbation of a chronic condition, including testing, diagnostics, interventions
    • Manage members during a short term sub-acute rehabilitation episode
    • Ensure accurate and complete documentation, including ICD 10 conditions
    • Communicate and collaborate with the interdisciplinary care team
    • Conduct advanced illness and advanced care planning conversations
    • Provide patients and caregivers with counseling and education

    Required Qualifications:

    • Graduate of an accredited Master of Science Nursing or Doctor of Nursing Practice program
    • Active and unrestricted license in the state which you reside, or ability to obtain by start date
    • Active Nurse Practitioner certification through a national board:
      • Board certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners or the American Nurses Credentialing Center, with certification in one of the following:
        • Family Nurse Practitioner
        • Adult Nurse Practitioner
        • Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
        • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
      • Current, active DEA licensure/prescriptive authority or ability to obtain post-hire, per state regulations (unless prohibited in state of practice) (SCC04)
      • Ability to gain a collaborative practice agreement, if applicable in your state
      • Ability to complete physical requirements of the job including lifting a 30-pound bag in and out of the car, navigating stairs and a variety of dwelling conditions, and sit, stand, and kneel to perform physical assessment
      • Access to reliable transportation

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • 1+ years of clinical experience in practice (long-term care setting preferred)
      • Experience in meeting the medical needs of patients with complex behavioral, social and/or functional needs
      • 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

    Location Insights

    • A-

      Access to Outdoor Activities

    • A-

      Access to Parks

    • A-

      Cost of Living

    • B+

      Commute

    • C+

      Access to Restaurants

    • C+

      Overall

    • Total Population

      11,485

    • Median Rent

      $759

    • Median Home Value

      $98,600

    • Median Income

      $42,382

    Posted February 27, 2024