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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant- Home Supportive Care WellMed East and Central Orlando

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Astatula
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

A partner of the Optum Care network, WellMed Medical Group, is seeking a nurse practitioner or physician assistant to join our Supportive Care team to do home visits in East and Central Orlando - At Optum, we are transforming healthcare nationally while providing Physician-led care locally. -Work with the largest care delivery organization in the world and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Position Highlights:

  • Practice with a multi-disciplinary team of heath care providers that includes Primary Care Physicians, RN Case Managers, social workers, and clinic staff
  • Our model is designed to provide the most efficient, comprehensive, and proven care techniques to treat the whole patient - physically, mentally, and socially - at each visit
  • Primarily manage care in the patient's home; however, care may require an office or other facility setting depending on the needs of the patient
  • Provide care for some of our sicker patients - patients whose needs are beyond what our care management and clinic-based resources can provide, but for whom hospice services are not appropriate
  • Diagnose and treat both acute and chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, kidney disease and other chronic medical conditions
  • Treat acute conditions such as minor injuries and other acute medical conditions such as infections or exacerbations of chronic diseases
  • Facilitates patient and family decision making regarding treatment decisions, end of life care, and serious illness discussions
  • Prescribes pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions -

    What makes an Optum organization different?

    • WellMed is a Medicare Advantage Plan that operates as a health system focused on Quality/Value Based Outcomes
    • Our care model limits daily volume to allow our providers the time needed to provide quality care to their patients -
    • We offer clinical and leadership growth and stability second to none
    • Providers are supported to practice at the peak of their license
    • We are influencing change on a national scale while maintaining the culture and community of our local care organizations

      Compensation/Benefits Highlights:

      • Base Salary plus Annual Quality Incentive with a target of $20,000 total
      • Optum Advanced Provider Clinician Partnership Plan -
      • 401k with match and UHG Employee Stock Purchase Program
      • 20 days of PTO, 40 hours CME, and 8 paid national holidays
      • Comprehensive Benefits from Optum Partner Services -

        About WellMed:
        At WellMed our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. -WellMed has more than 22,000+ primary care physicians, hospitalists, specialists, and advanced practice clinicians who excel in caring for 900,000+ older adults across Texas and Florida. -
        -Required Qualifications:

        • Certification through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), or the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
        • Current Licensure through the Florida Board of Nursing OR Licensed Physician Assistant by the Florida State Medical Board, or the ability to obtain one prior to employment
        • Valid DEA license or the ability to obtain one prior to employment
        • 1+ year of clinical experience as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
        • Comfortable managing a primarily Medicare-aged patient population
        • Reliable transportation

          Preferred Qualifications:

          • Home health experience
          • Bilingual (English/Spanish) fluency
          • A working understanding and support of a managed care environment

            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: UnitedHealth Group, Orlando , Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant- Home Supportive Care WellMed East and Central Orlando, Healthcare , Astatula, Florida

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