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Nurse Practitioner NP or Physician Assistant - New Haven, CT (Physicia

Company: Optum
Location: New Haven
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Job Description:

Family Practice/Primary Care opening in New Haven, Connecticut. Clinical Services positions in Prospero Health are part of a community-based interdisciplinary care team of palliative care providers to support patients facing serious illness, including their families and care givers. What makes your clinical career greater with Prospero Health (a UnitedHealth Group affiliate)? You can improve the health of others and help heal the health care system. You can work with in an incredible team culture; a clinical and business collaboration that is learning and evolving every day. And, when you contribute, you'll open doors for yourself that simply do not exist in any other organization, anywhere. In this role, you will be part of an interdisciplinary care team to provide palliative care to patients in their homes. You will coordinate with their physician to deliver high quality care. This is a flexible, team - based role that creates enormous satisfaction for the Practitioner as you impact the care and quality of life of our aging population. All the while, you'll be building meaningful relationships with the patients, their families, and the health care providers who are responsible for their care. This position is based in: New Haven, CT Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide home - based palliative care for patients in their homes
  • Work with the patient's other doctors to coordinate care
  • Manage patients with advanced illness or multiple chronic conditions
  • Have serious illness conversations about disease progression and patient values
  • Educate members on topics such as disease process, medication, and compliance
  • Comply with all HIPAA regulations and maintain security of protected health information (PHI)
  • Be part of an after - hours care team support system for patients to prevent unnecessary or avoidable hospitalizations and ED visits 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:
    • Current, unrestricted NP license in the state of assignment or the ability to obtain or Physician's Assistant license in the state of assignment
    • Ability to obtain DEA licensure / Prescriptive Authority post - hire in states where applicable
    • Nurse Practitioner national certification as ANP, FNP, or GNP required or the ability to obtain
    • A clinical background in adult, family or geriatric specialties
    • Past experience working in a nursing home or with seniors in other settings
    • Ability to work within an interdisciplinary care team to coordinate patient care
    • Computer literate and able navigate the internet Preferred Qualifications:
      • Excellent administrative, organizational and verbal skills
      • Effective communication skills
      • Dependable and reliable Careers with Prospero Health. Here's the idea. UnitedHealth Group has built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Prospero Health, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Prospero Health, incredible passion to serve together with the best tools and resources to help our patients live their best life now. 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. Job Keywords: Nurse Practitioner Jobs, Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, NP, Physician Assistant, PA, Physician Assistant jobs, palliative care, home care, Primary Care, New Haven, CT, Connecticut

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