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Nurse Practitioner, Long Term Care, Per Diem - Waupaca County, WI - 891575

New London, WI 54961
  • Job Code
    891575
  • Jobs Rated
    77th

This is a field position that will be covering Clintonville/New London for 1-2 days per week.

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.

If you want more meaning in your career - as a clinician or a business professional - take this opportunity and apply. It's the first step in a new career that will enable you to doyour life's best work.(sm)

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.

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:
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  • Current, unrestricted NP license in the state of WI
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  • Ability to obtain DEA licensure / Prescriptive Authority post - hire in states where applicable
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  • Nurse Practitioner national certification as ANP, FNP, or GNP required or the ability to obtain
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  • A clinical background in adult, family or geriatric specialties
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  • Past experience working in a nursing home or with seniors in other settings
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  • Intermediate level of proficiency in PC based word processing including Microsoft Word and Outlook
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  • 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 local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained
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  • 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
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This is a place where your impact goes beyond providing care one patient at a time. Because here, every day, youre also providing leadership and contributing in ways that can affect others for years to come. Ready for a new path? Learn more, and start doingyour lifes best work.(sm)

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"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.

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

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Job Keywords: np,nurse practitioner, complex care, skilled nursing, long term care, primary care,Clintonville, New London, Waupaca, WI, Wisconsin

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Posted: 2020-11-05 Expires: 2020-12-25

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