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Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, Optum - Vista, CA

Company: Optum
Location: Vista
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Urgent Care opening in Vista, California. This and other physician assistant jobs brought to you by

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's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Optum - the largest employer of Providers in the US, is currently seeking an Urgent Care Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to join our practice in Vista, CA. We have developed a reputation for providing quality, compassionate care to communities in Southern California.

Urgent Care Hours:
Monday to Friday from 3pm to 9pm
Saturdays from 9am to 5pm
Sundays from 10am to 4pm

The chosen candidate must be available to work a combination of weekday and weekend shifts. Additional shifts will be available on an as-needed basis.

In this position you will examine, diagnose and treat patients of all ages for acute injuries, infections, and illnesses. You will counsel and educate patients and families about acute and chronic conditions, medical concerns, or health wellness.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Formulate diagnostic and treatment plans
  • Prescribe and administer medications, therapies, suturing and splinting
  • Order lab and imaging tests to determine and manage an immediate treatment plan and provides advice on follow up
  • Refer appropriate tertiary care to specialists or care facilities
  • Complete all documentation and paperwork in a timely manner within the electronic medical record.
  • Collect, record and maintain accurate patient information
  • Document items such as: appropriate chief complaint, past medical, family, and social history, review of systems, examinations, medications, allergies, assessment and plan

    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:

    • Active and unrestricted Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner license in California
    • Current DEA certificate
    • 1+ years of clinical experience
    • Proficiency in a variety of outpatient procedures
    • Ability to work in fast-paced environment
    • Available to work evenings and weekends as needed

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • Board certification
      • ER or Urgent Care experience
      • Bilingual in Spanish

        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)

        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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