Optum

Nurse Practitioner - $20K Sign-On Bonus - Washington, DC

Washington, DC

full-time
Inpatient and outpatient

$40,000 Student Loan Repayment Or $20,000 Sign-on Bonus For Individuals Who Have Not Previously Participated In This Program

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 Optum At Home product, together with an interdisciplinary care team we help patients navigate the health care system, and connect them to key support services. This preventive care can help patients stay well at home.

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.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conduct comprehensive, in-home 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)
  • 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 (community or long-term care setting preferred)
  • Experience in meeting the medical needs of patients with complex behavioral, social and/or functional needs
  • Experience working with patients in non-clinical settings
  • Ability to travel 75% of time for field-based regional travel
  • 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+

    Access to Restaurants

  • A

    Commute

  • A

    Overall

  • C+

    Public Schools

  • Total Population

    692,683

  • Median Rent

    $1,541

  • Median Home Value

    $601,500

  • Median Income

    $86,420

Posted February 26, 2024