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Verified Pay $88,000 to $173,200 per year
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location New hartford, Connecticut

About this job

$40,000 Student Loan Repayment or $25,000 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 Senior Community Care (SCC) product, we work with a team to provide care to patients at home in a nursing home, assisted living for senior housing. This life-changing work adds a layer of support to improve access to care. 

 

We’re connecting care to create a seamless health journey for patients across care settings. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together. 

 

The Senior Community Care (SCC) program is a longitudinal, integrated care delivery program that coordinates the delivery and provision of clinical care of members in a facility setting. The APC within SCC provides care to our highest-risk health plan members and is part of an interdisciplinary team. In this role you will have the ability to achieve work life balance. No on-call, no weekends, and no holidays required. This position requires travel through the state of Connecticut.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide clinical coverage for the primary APC during periods of PTO or short/long term absences 
  • Manage members through an acute medical situation or an exacerbation of a chronic condition, including testing, diagnostics, and interventions
  • Manage members during a short term, sub-acute rehabilitation episode
  • Conduct comprehensive, monthly/routine, and/or acute care visit assessments 
  • Effectively manage acute and chronic medical and behavioral conditions 
  • Ensure accurate and complete documentation, including ICD 10 conditions
  • Communicate and collaborate with the interdisciplinary care team 

 

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:

  • 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, including lifting a 30-pound bag and ability to perform physical assessment
  • Access to reliable transportation 

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of clinical experience in practice (long-term care setting preferred)
  • Experience in meeting the medical needs of patients with complex behavioral, social and/or functional needs
  • Understanding of Geriatrics and Chronic Illness
  • Proficient computer skills including the ability to document medical information with written and electronic medical records

 

**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.

 

Connecticut Residents Only: The salary range for Connecticut residents is $88,000 to $173,200 annually. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

 

 

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