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Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - Senior Wellness Visits - Layton, UT - 931076

Layton, UT 84041
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  • Job Code
    931076
  • Jobs Rated
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Join a team that is discovering new ways to help the health system work better for everyone. OptumCare is the fastest growing part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses and were putting providers at the center of care and supporting them with the tools they need to focus on quality patient outcomes. As part of our continued growth we are searching for a Full-time Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant (APC) to join our Utah team.

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Position Highlights

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  • Complete Annual Wellness Exams for our Medicare Advantage Senior Patient Population at our Senior Community Center
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  • Formulate a list of current and past medical conditions using clinical knowledge and judgement, and the findings of your assessment
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  • Communicate findings in your assessment that will be used to inform the PCP of potential gaps in care.
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  • You will see on average 8 senior patients a day
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  • Provide educational 1:1 talks with patients on topics such as disease process, medication and compliance, and more.
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This position involves care across several settings including skilled nursing facilities, contracted primary care offices, a mobile clinic and an Optum Community Center within a specific geographical area. Frequent local travel will be required and will have to be comfortable working autonomously.

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We offer an excellent compensation and benefit package

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  • Competitive Salary with bonus potential
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  • Med/Den/Vis, STD, LTD, 401k with match
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  • Professional Liability and Tail Coverage
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  • UHG Stock Purchase Option
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  • PTO Accrual
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  • CME Reimbursement and days
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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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  • Utah Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant license and national certification (Family Medicine, Adult Medicine, or Geriatrics)
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  • Active DEA license with prescriptive authority, or ability to obtain
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  • Proficient in assessment and patient education
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  • Utah Drivers License and Auto Insurance in accordance with the state of Utah (or will be licensed and insured by employed date)
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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 localmasking 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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  • 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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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • 1+ year or more of clinical experience working as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
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  • Experience in Gerontology, or Cardiology, or Internal Medicine, or Endocrinology
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  • Knowledge and or experience working with the Medicare Advantage Population performing patient assessments/annual wellness exams
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  • Knowledge of value-based model medicine including HCCs and Medicare HEDIS/Stars measures
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  • Ability to work autonomously
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At Optum Care, weve found that putting clinicians at the center of care is the best way to improve lives. Our physician-led organization is one of the most dynamic and progressive health care organizations in the world, serving over 14 million people through more than 38,000 aligned physicians and 9,000 advanced practice clinicians. You will find our team working in local clinics, surgery centers hospitals, and urgent care centers, within care models focused on managing risk, higher quality outcomes and driving change through collaboration and innovation.

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Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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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"OptumCare is committed to creating an environment where physicians focus on what they do best: care for their patients. To do so, OptumCare provides administrative and business support services to both owned and affiliated medical practices which are part of OptumCare. Each medical practice part and their physician employees have complete authority with regards to all medical decision-making and patient care. OptumCares support services do not interfere with or control the practice of medicine by the medical practices or any of their physicians.

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"Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare 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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"OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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Posted: 2021-05-08 Expires: 2021-07-07

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