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Nurse Practitioner - Physician Assistant - Portland, OR - $ Sign On Bonus for External Candidates

Nurse Practitioner - Physician Assistant - Portland, 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.   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 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.   Primary Responsibilities: 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 assessment 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 Preferred Qualifications: 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 Detail oriented Dependable and reliable 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) If you want more meaning in your career, take this opportunity and apply.  **PLEASE NOTE** 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.   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: NP, Long term care, geriatric , primary care, acute rehab, Oregon state, np primary care, geriatric home health, nurse practitioner, Portland, OR, Oregon

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