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Experienced Independent Advanced Practitioner (NP/PA) Urgent Care - Charleston, WV

Company: Optum
Location: Charleston
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Job Description:

Urgent Care opening in Charleston, West Virginia. This and other physician assistant jobs brought to you by DocCafe.com

Careers with MedExpress. At MedExpress, we believe in delivering quality, convenient, affordable health care and exceeding our patients' expectations. Our neighborhood medical centers are open every day from 8-8 with a full medical team and no appointments necessary to help patients get in, get healthy, and get back to what's really important. We provide a broad scope of services including urgent care, basic wellness and prevention, and employer health services. As part of the Optum and UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we're working together to help people live healthier lives and to help the health system work better for everyone. You can become part of our elite team almost anywhere with 250 MedExpress centers across the country and two administrative offices in Morgantown, WV and Pittsburgh, PA. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)



As a part of OptumCare, the largest network of medical groups in the nation, MedExpress is seeking an Urgent Care Independent Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our team in Charleston, West Virginia. At Optum, we are transforming healthcare nationally while providing Physician-led care locally.



Position Highlights:


  • Open 8am- 8pm, 7 days per week
  • Providers typically work 12-hour shifts
  • Average patient load = 3-4 patients per hour
  • Full licensed medical team and support staff
  • Responsibilities include:

    • Suturing
    • Splinting
    • Initial interpretation with digital X-Rays
    • Incisions and drainage






      What makes an OptumCare organization different?


      • Providers are supported to practice at the peak of their license
      • Patients are treated like family. We focus on helping patients get in, get healthy, and get back to what's really important.
      • We are influencing change on a national scale while still maintaining the culture and community locally.




        Compensation/Benefits Highlights:


        • Competitive pay and well-deserved incentive bonuses
        • CME reimbursement
        • Comprehensive health, dental, vision
        • 401k with matching
        • Short- and long-term disability, company paid life insurance
        • Company paid malpractice coverage
        • Flexible Scheduling
        • Holiday pay 1.5x shift rate on days worked
        • Upward career growth and professional development
        • Supportive and appreciative culture




          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:


          • Certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner through the ANCC/AANP or certified as a Physician Assistant through the NCCPA
          • 2+ years of experience working independently
          • Unrestricted DEA license (or willing to obtain prior to start)
          • Must be CPR certified (or willing to obtain prior to start)
          • DOT certification (or ability to obtain within the first 60 days of employment)
          • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance




            Preferred Qualifications:


            • Clinical experience working as a provider in an emergency medicine or urgent care setting
            • Willing and able to assist at other center locations in the area




              To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination 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)



              OptumCare is committed to creating an environment where physicians focus on what they do best: care for their patients. To do so, OptumCare provides administrative and business support services to both its owned and affiliated medical practices which are part of OptumCare. Each medical practice part and their physician employees have complete authority with regards to all medical decision-making and patient care. OptumCare's support services do not interfere with or control the practice of medicine provided by the medical practices of any of their physicians.



              Would you thrive with OptumCare?


              • Do you practice evidence-based medicine?
              • Are you seeking a practice focused on patient-centered quality care, not volume?
              • Are you a team player – comfortable delegating and empowering teams?
              • Are you constantly seeking better ways to do things?
              • Do you want to be part of something better?






                Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Optum is an Equal Employment Opportunity 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.



                Optum and its affiliated medical practices is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.



                Proof of immunity to vaccine-preventable diseases is an employment requirement.





                Job Keywords: Nurse Practitioner, NP, Physician Assistant, PA, Adult, Family, Team Care, Managed Risk, Value Based Care, Charleston, West Virginia, WV

Keywords: Optum, Charleston , Experienced Independent Advanced Practitioner (NP/PA) Urgent Care - Charleston, WV, Healthcare , Charleston, West Virginia

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