Nurse Practitioner - Physician Assistant - Eugene, OR *Sign on for external candidates*
Nurse Practitioner - Physician Assistant - Eugene OR - $ Sign On Bonus for External Candidates
If you are located in Portland, OR, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.
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 of businesses. You have found the best
place to advance your advanced practice nursing career. We are one of
the nation’s largest employers of Nurse Practitioners, offering
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.
Provide preventative, primary care, or assessments 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
Conduct assessments on health plan members
Review patient's past medical
history and formulate a list of current and past medical conditions
using clinical knowledge and judgment and the findings of your
Review current symptoms and identify diagnoses to be used in care management and active medical management of treatment
Physical examination, medication review, and depression screening
Check vitals, conduct a physical exam that includes monofilament test, urine dipstick, and foot exam (as appropriate)
Communicate findings in your assessment that will be used to inform the PCP of potential gaps in care
Work with the facility's utilization review process
In this role, you'll also explore and learn more about palliative care
Educate members on topics such as disease process, medication, and compliance
Comply with all HIPAA regulations and maintain security of protected health information (PHI)Required Qualifications:
Current, unrestricted NP license in the state of assignment or the ability to obtain
DEA License or the ability to obtain
Nurse Practitioner national certification as ANP, FNP, or GNP required or the ability to obtain
A clinical background in adult, family or geriatric specialties
Past experience working in a nursing home or with seniors in other settings
Intermediate level of proficiency in PC based word processing including Microsoft Word and Outlook
Experience in gerontology, cardiology, internal medicine, or endocrinology
Home care or home visit experience
Excellent administrative, organizational and verbal skills
Ability to follow established dress code
Effective communication skills with the geriatric or Medicare population
Ability to navigate on the internet and work with personal computer
Ability to work independently
Dependable and reliable
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) If you want more meaning in your career, take this opportunity and apply.
The sign on bonus is only 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.
*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.
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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practitioner, Eugene, OR, Oregon