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Nurse Practitioner House Calls - Statewide Traveler Georgia - Sign On Bonus or Loan Repayment options for External Candidates

Company name
Optum, Inc.

Location
Macon, GA

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Join us and youll discover a chance to truly help others live healthier lives while enjoying the compensation and benefits you would expect from a Fortune 6 industry leader.

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!

**PLEASE NOTE** The sign on bonus and/or Loan Repayment is available to external candidates. Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or a related entity in a full time, part time, or per diem basis (Internal Candidates) are not eligible to receive a sign on bonus or Loan Repayment unless they are newly moving to this role Traveling Nurse Practitioner (job code HCD116)

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.

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life's best work.(sm)

The statewide travel Nurse Practitioner provides in-home assessments on qualified Medicare Advantage members, Community and State member and several other plans. Thestatewide Travel Nurse Practitioner will be deployed outside of their home market.

The State traveler role coversthe state of Georgia

Primary Responsibilities:

Travel up to 85%; regions are identified and updated based on business needs

Conduct in-home assessments on health plan members

Identify diagnoses to be used in care management and active medical management

Formulate a list of current and past medical conditions using clinical knowledge, judgment and current findings

Communicate gaps in care to members PCP

Identify referral needs

Identify urgent and emergent situations for proper intervention

Educate members on topics related to health conditions and promotion

Compliance with all HIPAA regulations and maintain security of protected health information (PHI)

Required Qualifications:

FNP, GNP, ANP, board certified or eligible with an active, unencumbered licensure free any open / unresolved disciplinary actions including probation or restrictions against privilege to practice

Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and / or patient sites within a designated area

Proficient with electronic medical records and the internet

Ability to lift 30 pound bag in and out of care and up and down stairs as needed

Ability to navigate stairs and a variety of dwelling conditions and configurations

Ability to sit, stand and kneel as needed to perform physical assessment

Strong communication skills with the geriatric or Medicare population

Preferred Qualifications:

3 years of experience in a clinical setting

Home Health Care or Nursing Home experience

Detailed oriented; dependable and reliable

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)

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Groups Telecommuter Policy.*

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.

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Company info

Optum, Inc.
Website : https://www.optumcare.com

Company Profile
We’re passionate about serving, connecting and improving the whole health system for everyone in it. Optum™ is a health services and innovation company on a mission to help make the health system work better for everyone. We combine data and analytics with technology and expertise to power modern health care. In collaboration with our partners, we focus on three key drivers of transformative change: modernizing the health system infrastructure, advancing care and empowering consumers. Serving the whole system Partnering with 300 health plans to ensure positive changes take root in the broader health system and benefit the most possible people. Supporting hundreds of life sciences companies as they research and develop new treatments. Working with 67,000 pharmacies to help people get the care and treatments they need. Helping half of the Fortune 500 employers meet their employees’ health and wellness needs Serving care providers and health systems — including four out of five U.S. hospitals — to support their focus on quality care, better patient experiences, operational efficiency and cost savings. Partnering with government agencies in 40 states and, increasingly, around the world. Helping 74 million people find the right care at the best value, understand their options and take charge of their health and wellness. We are inspired to always work harder, aim higher, and deliver on our values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation and performance for everyone we serve. We never forget that, ultimately, the work we do has an impact on the lives of real people every day. From sharing new discoveries to celebrating healthy victories, see the latest news and events to learn how Optum is collaborating with our partners and communities to help make the health system work better for everyone. Powering modern health care requires a special team – people who envision a healthier future, people who challenge the status quo and people who are driven by compassion and possibility. If you want your work to make a powerful difference in the lives of others, explore an Optum career today.

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