Nurse practitioner

UnitedHealth Group Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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October 19, 2022
UnitedHealth Group
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$40,000 Student Loan Repayment or $20,000 Sign-on Bonus for individuals who have not previously participated in this program

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 is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget;

it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error.

If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

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.

We are searching for an experienced, nationally certified Nurse Practitioner to join our team. In this home-based role, you would provide telephonic on call coverage for Nurse Practitioners who provide care for aging residents in various settings.

This excellent opportunity affords an autonomous role bringing enormous satisfaction in the care and comfort of our aging population.

The Senior Community Care (SCC), On Call Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing care to members during evening, night, and weekend hours, primarily telephonically.

We provide clear holiday scheduling at the beginning of the year for advanced planning. The on-call NP is responsible for the delivery of medical care services to a pre-designated group of enrollees in the Rhode Island or Connecticut areas.

If you are located in the areas listed below, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you apply your full scope of practice to address complex and interesting patient issues across the lifespan

This is a full-time, work from home position requiring various shift coverage. Our After Hours Telephonic Team works any time between Mon-Thur 5pm-9am EST and Fri 5 : 00pm to Monday 9 : 00am EST (various hours).

This position also requires 12-hour weekend shifts varying day and night shifts - OVER NIGHT and holidays are required. Clear holiday scheduling at the beginning of the year for advanced planning.

This is a fast paced, high acuity position and you must be awake through your entire shift.

Primary Responsibilities :

  • Telephonic on call from home for very busy on call team. You must be awake the entire shift

  • Holiday call and must be available to work every other weekend

  • Work closely with a tight knit group peer, with support from clinical leadership

  • Opportunities to present unique clinical cases to National Leadership

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.

Required Qualifications :

  • Master's Degree as a Nurse Practitioner

  • Current, unrestricted NP license in the state you reside and ability to obtain in other required locations

  • Nurse Practitioner national certification as ANP, FNP, or GNP

  • Ability to obtain DEA licensure / Prescriptive Authority

  • 3+ years of experience as a NP

  • Experience working in a nursing home, or with seniors in an acute care facility

  • Clinical background in adult, family, or geriatrics

  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements.

UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance.

Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment.

In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function.

UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance.

Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment

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)

PLEASE NOTE Employees must be in an active regular status. Employees must remain in role for a minimum of 12 months from the date of hire / rehire / transfer.

If an employee leaves Home and Community, the student loan repayments will cease. The employee must remain in an Advanced Practice Clinician or Physician role within Home and Community for 36 months to receive the full benefit of the student loan repayments.

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.

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

Last updated : 2022-10-19

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