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Nurse Practitioner, Traveler Long Term Care, Washington and Oregon Statewide Traveler

Portland, OR 97201
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  • Job Code
    896904
  • Jobs Rated
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This position requires travel throughout Oregon / Washington.Travel between care sites is based on the needs of business / market and required for the role. Expected Travel 75% - 100%.

 

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.

Serving millions of Medicare and Medicaid patients, Optum is the nation’s largest health and wellness business and a vibrant, growing member of the UnitedHealth Group family. We’re also the career home for Nurse Practitioners who bring compassion and passion, energy and focus to their work every day. 

If you want more meaning in your career - as a clinician or a business professional - take this opportunity and apply. It’s the first step in a new career that will enable you to do your life’s best work.(sm)

How about an added bonus of help with paying down your student loans? Nurse Practitioners hired into Traveler roles are eligible to receive a sign on bonus OR a reduced sign - on bonus plus three years of student loan repayment assistance through our Student Loan Repayment (SLR) program.   This could mean up to an additional $40K in benefits to you as well as the opportunity to pay down your student loan faster!

 

In this role, you will provide support to Nurse Practitioners and patients in long term care settings; support local markets in launching new facilities; provide coverage to local market Nurse Practitioners; 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, you’ll be building meaningful relationships with the residents and their families and the health care providers who are responsible for their care. 

 

This position requires travel through the state of Oregon / Washington. Travel between care sites is based on the needs of business / market and required for the role. Expected Travel 75% - 100%

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support local market Nurse Practitioners with launching of new facilities and providing coverage when and where necessary

  • Deliver cost - effective, quality care to assigned members

  • Manage both medical and behavioral chronic and acute conditions effectively in collaboration with a physician or specialty provider

  • Facilitate agreement and implementation of the member’s plan of care by engaging the facility staff, families / responsible parties, primary and specialty care physicians

  • Evaluate the effectiveness, necessity and efficiency of the plan, making revisions as needed

  • Coordinate care as member’s transition through different levels of care and care settings

  • Evaluate plan of care for cost effectiveness while meeting the needs of members, families and providers to decreases high costs, poor outcomes and unnecessary hospitalizations

  • Exhibit original thinking and creativity in the development of new and improved methods and approaches to concerns / issues

  • Function independently and responsibly with minimal need for supervision

You’ll 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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Posted: 2020-11-03 Expires: 2020-12-03

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