Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - Endocrinology - Las Vegas, NV
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Internal Number: 133662854
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OptumCare Nevada is a multi-specialty group of physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants consisting of over 300 providers, 21 medical health centers including six urgent care clinics, four convenient care centers, two lifestyle centers catering to older adults, an outpatient surgery center, plus E-visits and online options via Now Clinic telemedicine technology. OptumCare NV offers patients compassion, innovation, and quality care throughout southern Nevada. OptumCare NV is headquartered in the greater Las Vegas, NV area
OptumCare NV is now part of the Optum division under the greater UnitedHealth Group umbrella.
In this role, you will administer comprehensive outpatient endocrine and diabetic care. The Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant is responsible for providing health care services to diabetic patients. Enhances and expands the patient care within the medical practice, collaborates with the physician(s) and other clinicians by providing a full scope of patient care. Focus is on preventive health or the management of stable chronic conditions.
Perform as an advanced practice nurse practitioner; use prescriptive authority, procedures, and treatments, in accordance with state and federal laws and regulations and institutional guidelines
Provide direct outpatient care and serve as a resource for staff and physicians
Provide comprehensive Endocrine health assessments to treat and manage patient care
Follow comprehensive plans that include intervention and treatment to attain expected outcomes
Identify expected outcomes derived from the assessment data and diagnoses and individualize expected outcomes with the patient specific populations and with the health care team when appropriate
Provide comprehensive clinical coordination of care and case management
National Nurse Practitioner certification or Physician Assistant certification or ability to obtain prior to employment
Unrestricted, active licensure in the State of Nevada or ability to obtain
Current DEA license or ability to obtain
Intermediate level of technical proficiency in the use of computer programs for medical records or internet search for clinical practice
1+ year of experience working in an Endocrinology/Diabetes clinic setting
Proficient in assessment and development of treatment plans
Ability to communicate with patients, team members and management staff
Ability to make care decisions based on the best medical practices without direct supervision or guidance by a physician
Ability to conceptualize the needs for the team or department and actualize plans for implementation
Empowered to develop plans of action and gain team consensus towards common goals
A background in managed care
Familiarity with ICD-10 coding
Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Nevada 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.
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.