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UnitedHealth Group Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, Outpatient Float -Optum- Orlando, FL in Orlando, Florida

Optum Florida is seeking a nurse practitioner or physician assistant to float full-time providing coverage at our Optum clinics in 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:

Advantages of being a Float clinician include:

  • Working at different clinics brings variety to daily work. Especially suited for those who feel going to same clinic every day becomes monotonous.

  • Higher proportion of acute care patients than continuity patients. Especially suited for clinicians who like urgent care medicine.

  • All effort is made to schedule at clinics closer to home and hours adjusted for longer commutes

  • Reduced patient volume to account for unfamiliarity with patients.

  • No weekends/holidays. No after-hour calls. Mileage reimbursement

  • Great learning opportunity due to exposure to different clinics and clinicians which provides a good platform to work on clinical initiatives (workflow improvements, patient satisfaction, Electronic Health Records etc)

  • Great way to explore the area and different practices before deciding about long-term plan and move internally into a permanent clinic location

What makes an Optum organization different?

  • Optum is a health care organization 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:

  • Guaranteed Base Salary plus Quality Incentive Bonuses

  • Optum Advanced Provider Clinician Partnership Plan

  • 401k with match and UHG Employee Stock Purchase Program

  • 20 days of PTO, 5 days of CME, and clinics are closed for 8 national holidays

  • Comprehensive Benefits from Optum Partner Services

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 licensure prior to employment

  • Valid DEA license or the ability to obtain prior to employment

  • 18+ months of clinical experience as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

  • Comfortable managing a primarily Medicare-aged patient population

  • 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:

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) fluency

  • A working understanding and support of a managed care environment

If the hired individual resides in Florida (office based or telecommuting) this position requires the AHCA Level II background check (fingerprinting) by the State of Florida for all clinicians that have direct face to face contact with members OR employees who will have access to confidential patient data and will require renewal every five years.

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 a rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

The Optum Story:

At Optum, 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 almost 20 million people through more than 64,000 aligned physicians and advanced practice clinicians. You will find our team working in local clinics, surgery centers and urgent care centers, within care models focused on managing risk, higher quality outcomes and driving change through collaboration and innovation. Learn more about our journey www.workatoptum.com/provider .

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.