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UnitedHealth Group Nurse Practitioner House Calls New Mexico and Colorado Statewide Traveler in Centennial, Colorado

This is a Statewide Traveler position which requirestravel throughout the states of New Mexico and Colorado.

We’re fast becoming the nation’s largest employer of Nurse Practitioners; offering a superior professional environment and incredible opportunities to make a difference in the lives of patients. This growth is not only a testament to our model’s success but the efforts, care, and commitment of our Nurse Practitioners.

Serving millions of Medicare and Medicaid patients, Optum is the nation’s largest health and wellness business and a vibrant, growing member of the UnitedHealth Group family. We’re also the career home for Nurse Practitioners who bring compassion and passion, energy and focus to their work every day.

If you want more meaning in your career - as a clinician or a business professional – take this opportunity and apply. It’s the first step in a new career that will enable you to do your life’s best work.(sm)

How about an added bonus of help with paying down your student loans? Nurse Practitioners hired into Traveler roles are eligible to receive a sign on bonus OR a reduced sign-on bonus plus three years of student loan repayment assistance through our Student Loan Repayment (SLR) program. This could mean up to an additional $40K in benefits to you as well as the opportunity to pay down your student loan faster!

In this role, you will conduct in-home health assessments on enrolled Medicare Advantage members, Community and State and several other plans. The Traveler Nurse Practitioner assignments will be defined based on current business needs.


  • Travel up to100%

  • Conductin-home assessments on health plan members

  • Identifydiagnoses to be used in care management and active medical management

  • Formulate alist of current and past medical conditions using clinical knowledge,judgment and current findings

  • Communicategaps in care to member’s PCP

  • Identifyreferral needs

  • Identifyurgent and emergent situations for proper intervention

  • Educatemembers on topics related to health conditions and promotion

  • Compliancewith all HIPAA regulations and maintain security of protected healthinformation (PHI)


  • FNP, GNP,ANP, board certified or eligible with an active, unencumbered licensurefree any open / unresolved disciplinary actions including probation orrestrictions against privilege to practice

  • Must be ableto travel by public transportation (eg. Trains, Airplanes, Subways, Ferry,etc.)

  • Must havethe ability to travel to member’s visit location

  • Must be ableto travel to assigned locations

  • Proficientwith electronic medical records and the internet

  • Ability tolift 30 pound bag in and out of care and up and down stairs as needed

  • Ability tonavigate stairs and a variety of dwelling conditions and configurations

  • Ability tosit, stand and kneel as needed to perform physical assessment


  • 3+ years ofexperience in a clinical setting

  • Home HealthCare or Nursing Home experience

  • Strongcommunication skills with the geriatric or Medicare population

  • Detailedoriented; dependable and reliable

Careers withOptum. 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 bestwork.(sm)

*PLEASE NOTE* The Sign On Bonus and/or Loan Repayment is 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 or Loan Repayment unless they are newly moving to this role Traveling Nurse Practitioner.

Also eligible for the pilot will be current Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants who newly transfer into one of the open traveler roles

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere:UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Actionemployer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employmentwithout regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protectedveteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity orexpression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristicprotected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to passa drug test before beginning employment.

Job Keywords: Nurse Practitioner Jobs, Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, NP, Home Health, Primary Care