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Advanced Practice Clinician - Hampden County, MA - Sign On Bonus up to $10k

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Springfield
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm) UnitedHealthcare Senior Care Options brings specialized health care benefits, clinical support and expertise to residents in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs). The UnitedHealthcare care model, formerly known as Evercare, started in the 1980s. It is the longest running and one of the largest care delivery and coordination programs for long-term SNF residents. Our clinical model is a person-centric model, led by clinicians to coordinate and enhance the quality of care for nursing home residents.In this role, you will provide primary care to patients in long term care settings; coordinate with their PCP and facility staff to 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.If you are located within commutable driving distance from the Springfield, MA area, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide preventative and primary care for patients in assigned long term care facilities
  • Work with primary care physicians to provide the best care possible
  • Collaborate with the nursing staff and the patients' families
  • Work with the facility's utilization review process
  • In this role, you'll also explore and learn more about palliative care 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:
    • Current, unrestricted NP or PA license in the state of assignment OR the ability to obtain
    • NCCPA certification for a Physician Assistant or ANCC or AANP certification for a Nurse Practitioner or ability to obtain
    • Ability to obtain DEA licensure / Prescriptive Authority post - hire in states where applicable
    • Experience working in a nursing home or with seniors in other settings
    • Clinical background in adult, family or geriatric specialties
    • Intermediate level of proficiency in PC based word processing including Microsoft Word and Outlook
    • Reside within commutable driving distance from the Springfield, MA/ Hampden County area
    • Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and/or patient sites within a designated area (valid driver's license)
    • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination 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 at UnitedHealthcare Community & State. Challenge brings out the best in us. It also attracts the best. That's why you'll find some of the most amazingly talented people in health care here. We serve the health care needs of low income adults and children with debilitating illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and high-risk pregnancy. Our holistic, outcomes-based approach considers social, behavioral, economic, physical and environmental factors. Join us. Work with proactive health care, community and government partners to heal health care and create positive change for those who need it most. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm) 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. Job Keywords: Nurse Practitioner Jobs, Physician Assistant, Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Adult Nurse Practitioner, NP, PA, long term care, LTC, ANP, GNP, FNP, ANCC, AANP, Assisted Living, Nursing Home, Primary Care, Springfield, Chicopee, Holyoke, MA, Massachusetts

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