What makes your clinical career greater with UnitedHealth Group? You can improve the health of others and help heal the health care system. You can work with in an incredible team culture; a clinical and business collaboration that is learning and evolving every day. And, when you contribute, you'll open doors for yourself that simply do not exist in any other organization, anywhere. OptumCare wants to help make health care work better for everyone. That mission depends upon hiring the best and most compassionate team with a heart to serve and a drive to improve health outcomes. Millions of people place their trust in our clinicians and caregivers to get the right care at the right time.UnitedHealth Group and OptumCare have a shared sense of purpose to improve the lives of those we serve while building our competencies and knowledge.See how our NPs have the most opportunities to grow in a company that sets you on the path to do your life's best work.SM This position provides primary case management of chronic and acute conditions. Primary Responsibilities:Providing direct care to chronically ill residents in long - term care facilities Collaborating with primary care physicians, facility staff and patients' families Coordinating of care for patients Participating in care conferences with other providers and patient family members Working with utilization review process for each facility Identifying patients' behavioral health issues Educating nursing home staff, physicians and administration
Required Qualifications:National Nurse Practitioner certification or ability to obtain Certification in Adult, Family or Gerontology or ability to obtain Licensure in the State where this position is based (Wisconsin) or the ability to obtain DEA license or the ability to obtain Intermediate level of proficiency in PC-based word processing including basic -Microsoft Word and Outlook skillsPreferred Qualifications: Behavioral health experience desirable Clinical experience Long-term care experience Knowledge of mental health issues A background in managed care Familiarity with Medicare and ICD-10 coding Preferred past experience working in a nursing home or with seniors in other settingsOptumHealth is part of the family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group one of the leaders across most major segments of the US health care system. If you want more meaning in your career - as a clinician or a business professional - think of OptumHealth as your calling.By providing 58 million Americans with information, tools and solutions, we are helping to guide them through the health care system, financing their health care needs, and enabling them to achieve their personal health and well-being goals. At OptumHealth, you will perform within an innovative culture that's focused on transformational change in the health care system. You will leverage your skills across a diverse and multi-faceted business. And you will make contributions that will have an impact that's greater than you've ever imagined. 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: DEA, Nurse Practitioner, np, geriatric, long term care, ltc, Milwaukee, WI, Wisconsin
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need... at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.