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Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.


Are you a registered nurse looking for a unique opportunity focused on Home Health? We’re offering a six-month paid residency with clinical training, mentorships, classroom training, and in-field training for the role of Home Health Field RN. There will be open positions throughout the year based on the needs of the agency.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Classroom training with experienced clinical instructors focused on interactive discussions, case studies, and clinical documentation training
  • Training on charting systems
  • Field training in home settings, group homes, and/or assisted living facilities
  • Receive one-on-one training in the areas of nursing, therapy, social services, quality assurance, specialty outpatient clinics, and diagnostic labs
  • Regular development meetings between you, your mentor, and manager
  • Customized coaching and onboarding reports
  • Complete an evidence-based capstone project under the direction of a mentor
  • Residents will transition to their independent role and continue professional development with a mentor


Home Health nurse residents will gain experience in the following areas:

  • Team member collaboration
  • End-of-life and hospice services
  • Readmission of care
  • Discharge planning
  • Referral process
  • Netsmart documentation
  • OASIS documentation
  • Discharge and referral process
  • Rehabilitation and social work services
  • Managed care payors


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:

  • Graduated from an accredited school of nursing with a bachelor’s degree within the last year
  • Valid Nevada RN license is required to start the program
  • Valid driver’s license and personal vehicle
  • Successfully passed the NCLEX exam
  • Official school transcripts and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Two letters of reference from a clinical instructor and previous employer (if applicable)
  • Two-year full-time commitment
  • Written essay describing your motivation  for participation in the program
  • Attendance is mandatory throughout the Nurse Residency Training program
  • Ability to perform work that requires driving throughout the Las Vegas area
  • Frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds


Preferred Qualification:

  • Self-motivation and solid communication skills

Nevada Residents Only: The hourly range for Nevada residents is $22.45 to $43.89. 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.


At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.    



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. 

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New Graduate RN Residency - Home Health
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