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Nurse Practitioner Intern (Hourly) UNLV- Las Vegas, NV

Posted on Aug 19, 2019 by UnitedHealth Group

Las Vegas, NV 89105
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
OptumCare, a UnitedHealth Group company, provides network-based health and well-being benefits and services for employers and consumers nationwide. We use our strength, diversity and innovation to improve the lives of the more than 16 million people who receive our unique blend of packages and programs. And our endless pursuit for excellence in everything we do extends to your career as well. Join us today for an inspired and purposeful mix of professional growth opportunities and personal rewards.

If you are an outgoing, professional-minded Nurse Practitioner student with an excellent academic record, consider applying for a paid Nurse Practitioner internship at OptumCare.

Nurse Practitioner Intern will be involved in completing their core required courses through Southwest/Optumcare clinical sites. They will be involved in learning clinical diagnosis and management skills, population health, electronic medical records, lean methods in healthcare, and risk management based patient care.

This internship will be for the course of up to 12 months depending on your timeline to complete the APRN program and successfully complete all required board certifications and licensure.


Required Qualifications:
  • To apply for an internship, you must be a current UNLV Nurse Practitioner student with high academic standing and strong computer skills
  • You will also be required to complete an essay, and include a letter of reference from your program director, and a letter of reference from a member of faculty
  • An interest in outpatient medicine and managed care is preferred

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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)


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: Nurse Practitioner, nurse, intern, internship, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada

Reference: 746989078

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