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Nurse Practitioner Long Term Care - St Louis, MO - 926893

St Louis, MO 63103
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  • Job Code
    926893
  • Jobs Rated
    77th

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

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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.

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5K Sign On Bonus for External Candidates

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Serving millions of Medicare and Medicaid patients, Optum is the nations 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. We are one of the nations largest employers of Nurse Practitioners, offering incredible opportunities to make a difference in the lives of patients. This growth is not only a testament to our models success but the efforts, care and commitment of our Nurse Practitioners.

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In this role, you will provide primary care to patients in long term care settings; coordinate with their PCP and facility staff to deliver high quality care on-site. This is a flexible, autonomous role that creates enormous satisfaction for the NP as you impact the care and comfort of our aging population. All the while, youll be building meaningful relationships with the residents and their families and the health care providers who are responsible for their care.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Provide preventative or primary care in assigned long term care facilities
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  • Work with primary care physicians to provide the best care possible
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  • Collaborate with the nursing staff and the patients' families
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  • Work with the facility's utilization review process
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  • Learn more about palliative care
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This position works a fixed schedule and requires the ability to manage a case load of patients with varying degrees of illness. Extensive documentation / EMR work is also involved.

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Youll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • Current, unrestricted NP or PA license"""
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    • 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) with preferred certification as ANP, FNP, or GNP
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    • For PAs: Physician Assistant, active, unrestricted license in the state which you reside and currently board-certified by an appropriate midlevel practitioner certifying agency
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  • Ability to obtain DEA licensure / Prescriptive Authority post-hire in states where applicable
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  • Clinical background in adult, family or geriatric specialties
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  • Intermediate level of PC-proficiency with programs like Microsoft Word and Outlook
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  • 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
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  • 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
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If you want more meaning in your career, take this opportunity and apply.

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Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

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**PLEASE NOTE**The sign on bonus is only available to external candidates. Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or a related entity in a full time, part time, or per diem basis (Internal Candidates) are not eligible to receive a sign on bonus.

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Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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Job Keywords: Nurse Practitioner Jobs, Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, NP, Family Nurse Practitioner, geriatric, long term care, LTC, Assisted Living, Nursing Home, Primary Care, ANP, FNP, AANP, GNP, ANCC, AANP, Saint Louis, Missouri, MO

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Posted: 2021-05-31 Expires: 2021-08-23

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