posted

30+ days ago

Location

Tucson, AZ

Description

Join a team that is discovering new ways to help the health system work better for everyone. We’re the fastest growing part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses and we’re putting physicians 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 to join our Tucson team.

Position Highlights:

  • Connect with and educate the Senior Population in a community-based center or physician office.
  • Complete full patient assessments on our Medicare Advantage Senior Patient Population
  • Identify diagnosis to be used in care management and active medical management in the furtherance of treatment
  • Formulate a list of current and past medical conditions using clinical knowledge and judgement, and the findings of your assessment
  • Communicate findings in your assessment that will be used to inform the PCP of potential gaps in care.
  • You will see on average 8 – 9 senior patients a day
  • Provide educational talks on topic such as disease process, medication and compliance, etc. for our Senior Population in the community-based centers

This position involves care at the Community Centers and potentially in the PCP offices, so some travel may be required, and you will have to be comfortable working autonomously.

What makes an Optum Care organization different?

  • Providers are supported to practice at the peak for their license
  • As one of the most dynamic and progressive health care organization in the country, Optum consistently delivers clinical outcomes that meet or exceed national standards
  • We promote a culture of clinical innovation and transformation
  • Our Quadruple Aim initiative (High Quality Outcomes, Affordable Health Care, Satisfied Patients, Clinician Well-Being)
  • We are influencing change on a national scale while still maintaining the culture and community or our local organizations

Compensation/Benefits Highlights:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Med/Den/Vis, STD, LTD, 401k with match
  • Professional Liability and Tail Coverage
  • Stock Purchase Option

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)


Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Optum is an Equal Employment Opportunity 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. Optum is a drug-free workplace. © 2019 Optum Health & Technology. All rights reserved.
 

Required Qualifications:

  • Arizona Nurse Practitioner license and national certification (Family Medicine or Geriatric, or Adult Medicine Certified), or the ability to obtain an Arizona Nurse Practitioner License
  • 5+ years of clinical experience in their highest level of education
  • Proficient in assessment and development of treatment plans
  • Arizona Driver’s License and Auto Insurance in accordance with the state of Arizona (or will be licensed and insured in Arizona by employed date)
  • Ability to lift a 30-pound bag in and out of a car to navigate stairs and a variety of clinical spaces.
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Familiarity with HEDIS/Star Measure guidelines
  • 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.
  • 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.

     
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Gerontology, or Cardiology, or Internal Medicine, or Endocrinology
  • Home care or home visit experience
  • Knowledge and or experience working with the Medicare Advantage Population performing patient assessments

The Optum Care Story:
At Optum Care, we’ve 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. Learn more about our journey here.

Would you thrive with OptumCare?

  • Do you practice evidence-based medicine?
  • Are you seeking a practice focused on patient-centered quality care, not volume?
  • Are you a team player – comfortable delegating and empowering teams?
  • Are you constantly seeking better ways to do things?
  • Do you want to be part of something better?


Job Keywords: Nurse Practitioner, NP, Tucson, Arizona, AZ
 


About the Company

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UnitedHealth Group

Careers at UnitedHealth Group

We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these individuals, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 6 company. We provide an environment where you’re empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks and in return, offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. Exceeding your limits is an exceptional start to your life's best work.(SM)

Just like you, we are driven by a set of fundamental principles that are guiding our way forward. Our values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation, and performance serve as a foundation to transform health care. Are you in? Learn more about your future at UnitedHealth Group at http://careers.unitedhealthgroup.com

UnitedHealth Group Values:

Just like you, we’re driven by values that are guiding our way forward:

Integrity – Honor commitments. Never compromise ethics.
Compassion – Walk in the shoes of people we serve, and those with whom we work.
Relationships – Build trust through collaboration.
Innovation – Invent the future, learn from the past.
Performance – Demonstrate excellence, in everything we do.
With these values as our foundation, and through the talents, drive and compassion of people like you, UnitedHealth Group will transform health care. And we’ll continue our evolution as a company, making an even greater positive impact on the lives of those we serve.

Consider your future at careers.unitedhealthgroup.com

Company Size

10,000 employees or more

Industry

Healthcare Services

Founded

1977

Website

http://careers.unitedhealthgroup.com/