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Nurse Practitioner, OptumCare Network

Company: Optum
Location: Salem
Posted on: May 3, 2024

Job Description:

$10,000 Sign-on Bonus for External Candidates

For those who want to invent the future of health care, here's your opportunity. We're going beyond basic care to health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

OptumCare Oregon is looking for full time Nurse Practitioner to provide clinical care across a variety of settings and address the gaps in care that are often missed in traditional clinic visits.

The position will involve floating to various clinics and meeting with patients to:

  • Document and address chronic conditions (thereby improving documentation)
  • Address quality care gaps
  • Identify and address factors related to chronic conditions that may not have been recognized and to further work with patients to better achieve optimum health status
  • Educate patients about resources available to them within OptumCare Network
  • When necessary, link patients to care management or other services The clinicians we seek are those who practice medicine with a focus on patient care, not volume. We want our clinicians to take the time needed to truly address our patients' needs. We are looking for clinicians who are comfortable in various settings (including the home), able to establish rapport with patients, and willing to be flexible. This position will not have its own panel of patients, and is not responsible for ongoing therapeutic management of acute or chronic conditions. Sites of care could include (but are not limited to):
    • Primary care clinics (particularly within practices affiliated with OptumCare Network
    • Various specialty clinics (exact locations in scope will be determined depending on clinician home base)
    • Home visits, long-term care facilities
    • Virtual visits OptumCare Network offers competitive pay with financial incentives for yielding strong metrics on quality care while promoting resource stewardship. We provide our clinicians an excellent benefits package which includes career development pathways, paid license renewals, charitable sponsorships, and volunteer opportunities.

      OptumCare Network consists or several employed medical groups, a network of affiliated independent practices, all of which are physician/clinician led communities deeply rooted in their regions. If you're looking to join a physician-led community making a difference in healthcare, OptumCare Network is the place for you!

      Position Details:
      • Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm Full Time Position
      • No nights or weekends required
      • Variable locations (including home visits)
      • See 10-12 patients a day through a range of modalities (office and telemedicine visits) while in the clinic
      • See 6-7 patients/day when doing home visits
      • Ensure problem lists accurately reflect chronic conditions
      • Ensure patients are engaged with their primary care provider
      • Educate patients about available resources through OptumCare 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:
        • Active, unrestricted Oregon and/or Washington Medical NP license or ability to obtain by start date. Licensure must be unencumbered, free of any open/unresolved disciplinary actions including probation or restrictions against privilege to practice
        • Current association certification as a Nurse Practitioner Preferred Qualifications:
          • Current DEA certificate prior to start date
          • Training or experience in gerontology, geriatric medicine and/or chronic care Washington Residents Only: The salary range for this role is $88,000 to $173,200 annually. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to local labor markets, education, work experience, certifications, etc. UnitedHealth Group complies with all minimum wage laws as applicable. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

            At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

            Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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.

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

Keywords: Optum, Salem , Nurse Practitioner, OptumCare Network, Healthcare , Salem, Oregon

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