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Physical Therapist- Home Health-$1750 Sign- On Bonus for External Candidates - Las Vegas NV

Company: Optum
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

***$1750 Sign On Bonus for External Candidates***

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

At -OptumCare, you will perform within an innovative culture focusing on transformational change in the health care system. You will leverage your skills across a diverse and multi - faceted business. Your contributions will have an impact greater than you have ever imagined!

Southwest Medical, part of OptumCare, - 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, home health, hospice and palliative care services, - plus E-visits and online options via Now Clinic telemedicine technology. - Southwest Medical offers patients compassion, innovation, and quality care throughout southern Nevada. Southwest Medical is headquartered in the greater Las Vegas, NV area.

Southwest Medical Associates is one of Nevada's largest multi-specialty medical groups. (SMA) Experience, -Compassion, Innovation, Quality have been the very foundation of SMA since we formed in 1972. We serve a -broad expanse of Southern Nevada communities. From 24-hour urgent care to convenient e-visit capabilities, -we're bringing our patients the health care they want, the way they want it.

Primary Responsibilities:

Provide physical therapy services to patient according to physician's plan of care. This may include, but will not be limited to assessing and evaluating therapeutic / rehabilitative / functional status, participation in the development of the total plan of care and evaluates home environment

Initiates physical therapy program and instructs other personnel and / or family caregiver members in certain phases of physical therapy with which they may work with a patient, as well as instructing them as to the goals of the physical therapy program for the patient by participating in case conferences

Prepares and submits clinical and progress summaries in a timely manner

Participates in discharge planning for patient

Supervises physical therapy assistants according to organization policy and state regulations, treat and re-evaluation patient no less than every 7th day of treatment or 21 days whichever occurs first

Maintains contact / communication with other personnel involved in the patient's care to promote coordinated, efficient care

Maintain clinical competency in physical therapy practice and theory

Will participate in Agency on-call coverage as outlined in Agency policy

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:

Graduate Degree from an Accredited Physical Therapy Program

Active and unrestricted Nevada Physical Therapist license

CPR certification or obtain within 30 days of hire

2+ years of experience as a Physical Therapist

Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and/or patient sites within a designated area

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:

1+ years of Home Health experience

Experience with Electronic Medical Records Systems

Experience with OASIS documentation

Experience in a home health setting

Weekend availability

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, 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 rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care 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. Optum, 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. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Nevada residents is $72,800 to $129,900. 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.

**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.

Keywords: Optum, Las Vegas , Physical Therapist- Home Health-$1750 Sign- On Bonus for External Candidates - Las Vegas NV, Healthcare , Las Vegas, Nevada

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