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NP/PA Senior Wellness Visits - Sandy UT

Company: Optum
Location: Sandy
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Family Practice/Primary Care opening in Sandy, Utah. This and other physician assistant jobs brought to you by DocCafe

Join a team that is discovering new ways to help the health system work better for everyone. OptumCare is the fastest growing part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses and we're putting providers at the center of care and supporting them with the tools they need to focus on quality patient outcomes. As part of our continued growth, we are searching for a



Full-time Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant (APC)

to join our Utah team.



Position Highlights


  • Complete Annual Wellness Exams for our Medicare Advantage Senior Patient Population at our Senior Community Center
  • Formulate a list of current and past medical conditions using clinical knowledge and judgement, and the findings of your assessment
  • Communicate findings in your assessment that will be used to inform the PCP of potential gaps in care.
  • You will see on average 8 senior patients a day
  • Provide educational 1:1 talks with patients on topics such as disease process, medication and compliance, and more.




    This position involves care at the Community Center, Mobile Unit, and Skilled Nursing Facilities within a specific geographical area. You must be comfortable working autonomously.



    We offer an excellent compensation and benefit package


    • Competitive Salary with bonus potential
    • Med/Den/Vis, STD, LTD, 401k with match
    • Professional Liability and Tail Coverage
    • UHG Stock Purchase Option
    • PTO Accrual
    • CME Reimbursement and days
    • And moreā€¦.

      Required Qualifications:


      • Utah Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant license and national certification (Family Medicine, Adult Medicine, or Geriatrics)
      • Active DEA license with prescriptive authority, or ability to obtain
      • Proficient in assessment and patient education
      • Utah Driver's License and Auto Insurance in accordance with the state of Utah (or will be licensed and insured by employed date)
      • Ability to work autonomously
      • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation.




        Preferred Qualifications:


        • 2+ year or more of clinical experience working as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant.
        • Experience in Gerontology, or Cardiology, or Internal Medicine, or Endocrinology
        • Knowledge and or experience working with the Medicare Advantage Population performing patient assessments/annual wellness exams
        • Knowledge of value-based model medicine including HCCs and Medicare HEDIS/Stars measures




          At Optum Care, we've found that putting clinicians at the center of care is the best way to improve lives. Our physician-led organization is one of the most dynamic and progressive health care organizations in the world, serving over 14 million people through more than 38,000 aligned physicians and 9,000 advanced practice clinicians. You will find our team working in local clinics, surgery centers hospitals, and urgent care centers, within care models focused on managing risk, higher quality outcomes and driving change through collaboration and innovation.



          To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination 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.





          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, Sandy , NP/PA Senior Wellness Visits - Sandy UT, Other , Sandy, Utah

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