Remote Nurse Practitioner – Telephonic After Hours – NY

Optum

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Requisition Number: 2178700
Job Category: Healthcare Delivery
Primary Location: Albany, NY
(Remote considered)

$40,000 Student Loan Repayment or $10,000 Sign-on Bonus for individuals who have not previously participated in this program.

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) 

The Senior Community Care (SCC), On Call Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing care to members during evening, night, and weekend hours, primarily telephonically. We provide clear holiday scheduling at the beginning of the year for advanced planning. The on-call NP is responsible for the delivery of medical care services to a pre-designated group of enrollees in Florida.

This is a part-time 20hrs per week, work from home position requiring various shift coverage.  Our After Hours Telephonic Team works any time between  Mon-Thur 5pm-9am EST and Fri 5:00pm to Monday 9:00am EST (various hours).  This position also requires 12-hour weekend shifts varying day and night shifts – OVER NIGHT and holidays are required. Clear holiday scheduling at the beginning of the year for advanced planning.  This is a fast paced, high acuity position and you must be awake through your entire shift.

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
  • Holiday call and must be available to work every other weekend
  • 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 license in your state of residence 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

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 Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, or Washington Residents Only: The salary range for California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island or Washington residents is $85,000 to $167,300. 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.

*All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy

**PLEASE NOTE** Employees must be in an active regular status. Employees must remain in role for a minimum of 12 months from the date of hire/rehire/transfer.  If an employee leaves Home and Community, the student loan repayments will cease.  The employee must remain in an Advanced Practice Clinician or Physician role within Home and Community for 36 months to receive the full benefit of the student loan repayments.

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: 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