Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, Worcester, MA

Careers at UnitedHealth Group

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UnitedHealthcare Senior Care Options brings specialized health care benefits, clinical support and expertise to residents in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs). The UnitedHealthcare care model, formerly known as Evercare, started in the 1980s. It is the longest running and one of the largest care delivery and coordination programs for long-term SNF residents. Our clinical model is a person-centric model, led by clinicians to coordinate and enhance the quality of care for nursing home residents.

In this role, you will provide primary care to patients in long term care settings; coordinate with their PCP and facility staff to deliver high quality care on-site. This is a flexible, autonomous role that creates enormous satisfaction for the NP as you impact the care and comfort of our aging population. All the while, you'll be building meaningful relationships with the residents and their families and the health care providers who are responsible for their care.

If you are located in the Worcester, MA a rea, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Provide preventative and primary care for patients in assigned long term care facilities
  • Work with primary care physicians to provide the best care possible
  • Collaborate with the nursing staff and the patients' families
  • Work with the facility's utilization review process
  • In this role, you'll also explore and learn more about palliative care

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 or PA license in the state of assignment or the ability to obtain
  • Nurse Practitioner national certification as ANP, FNP, or GNP required or the ability to obtain
  • Ability to obtain DEA licensure / Prescriptive Authority post - hire in states where applicable
  • Experience working in a nursing home or with seniors in other settings
  • Clinical background in adult, family or geriatric specialties
  • Intermediate level of proficiency in PC based word processing including Microsoft Word and Outlook
  • Reside within commutable driving distance from the Worcester, MA area
  • Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and/or patient sites within a designated area (valid driver's license)


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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.

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.

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