UnitedHealth Group Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Rheumatology Las Vegas, NV $15K Sign-On Bonus For External Candidates in Las Vegas, Nevada

The Rheumatology extender will be responsible for seeing follow-up patients and evaluations for injections of joint and soft tissue. The extender develops plans in collaboration with a physician to achieve the best health outcomes for the patient in a care team environment. Hours are Monday-Friday, no call, no evenings and no weekends!

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Rapidly formulate a differential diagnosis from assessments conducted within the clinic setting

  • Injections

  • Develop and implement treatment plans for patients assigned

  • Documents treatment plans in the medical record

  • Documents collaborative guidance from the physician as needed

  • Coordination of care for patients

Required Qualifications:

  • National Nurse Practitioner certification or Physician Assistant certificationor ability to obtain

  • Certification in Adult, Family or Geriatrics or ability to obtain

  • Licensure in the State where this position is based, or ability to obtain prior to employment

  • Intermediate level of technical proficiency in the use of computer programs

  • DEA license or ability to obtain prior to employment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Rheumatology or specialty care experienced

  • Ability to formulate a differential diagnosis

  • Proficient in assessment and development of treatment plans

  • Ability to conceptualize the needs for the team or department and actualize plans for implementation

  • Ability to communicate with patients and team members

  • Empowered to develop plans of action and gain team consensus towards common goals

  • A background in managed care

  • Familiarity with ICD-10 coding

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*PLEASE NOTE* The sign on bonus is only available to external candidates. Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or a related entity in a full time, part time, or per diem basis (“Internal Candidates”) are not eligible to receive a sign on bonus.

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: Rheumatology, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, NP, PA, Las Vegas, Nevada, NV