Remote Nurse Practitioner – After Hours – Per Diem, NY/CT/RI

Optum

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Requisition Number: 2162771
Job Category: Healthcare Delivery
Primary Location: Buffalo, NY
(Remote considered)

$3,500 Sign on Bonus External Candidates

 

Improve Your Quality of Life While Helping Seniors.

 

Optum Home & Community Care, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, is creating something new in health care. We are uniting industry-leading solutions to build an integrated care model that holistically addresses an individual’s physical, mental and social needs – helping patients access and navigate care anytime and anywhere.

 

As a team member of our Senior Community Care (SCC) product, we work with a team to provide care to patients at home in a nursing home, assisted living for senior housing. This life-changing work adds a layer of support to improve access to care.

 

We’re connecting care to create a seamless health journey for patients across care settings. Join our team, it’s your chance to improve the lives of millions while doing your life’s best work.(sm)

 

This is a Per Diem work from home position, requiring a minimum of 64 hours every 4 weeks.  48 of the 64 hours will be 12-hour weekend shifts varying day and night shifts – OVER NIGHT (must be awake). Clear holiday scheduling at the beginning of the year for advanced planning.

 

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely * from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Telephonic on call from home for very busy on call team. You must be awake the entire shift
  • 12 hour Holiday Shifts and must be available to work 12 hours every Saturday and Sunday. Will have the eligibility to have 12 weekend shifts off a calendar year
  • Work closely with a tight knit group peer, with support from clinical leadership
  • Opportunities to present unique clinical cases to National Leadership

 

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:

  • Master’s Degree as a Nurse Practitioner
  • Current, unrestricted NP license in the state you reside and ability to obtain in other required locations
  • Nurse Practitioner national certification as ANP, FNP, or GNP
  • Ability to obtain DEA licensure / Prescriptive Authority
  • 3+ years of experience as a NP
  • Experience working in a nursing home, or with seniors in an acute care facility
  • Clinical background in adult, family, or geriatrics

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment

 

Careers with Optum. Our objective is to make health care simpler and more effective for everyone. With our hands at work across all aspects of health, you can play a role in creating a healthier world, one insight, one connection and one person at a time. We bring together some of the greatest minds and ideas to take health care to its fullest potential, promoting health equity and accessibility. Work with diverse, engaged and high-performing teams to help solve important challenges.

 

California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York, Rhode Island, or Washington Residents Only: The hourly range for California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York, Rhode Island or Washington residents is $40.87 to $80.43. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. 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.