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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, OptumCare Medical Group - Vista, CA at UnitedHealth Group

Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, OptumCare Medical Group - Vista, CA

UnitedHealth Group Vista, CA Full-Time
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OptumCare Medical Group (OCMG) is medical group serving the communities within Orange and southern Los Angeles counties of beautiful Southern California. We are comprised of 15 practices with more than 90 physicians and mid-level providers. From pediatric and adolescent medicine, to adult and senior care, we strive to provide a higher level of service through our unique, patient-driven model. At OCMG, we share what might be seen as a surprisingly simple goal: making the health system work better for everyone. We look for people who relentlessly push themselves to go farther. For these high performers, a position on a team at Optum is a natural fit. We offer more than the talent, resources and can-do culture-we offer a place to improve the lives of others while doing your life's best work.(sm)
Join us in creating a better future and you'll soon find you're doing your life's best work.
As a part of our continued growth, we are searching for a new Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our team in Vista, CA.

The chosen candidate must be available to work a combinationof weekday and weekend shifts. Additional shifts will be available on anas-needed basis.


UrgentCare Hours:


Mondayto Friday from 5pm to 9pm.


Saturdaysfrom 9am to 5pm.


Sundaysfrom 10am to 5pm.

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 required
  • 1 or more years of clinical experience
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment
  • Available to work evenings and weekends as needed
  • Youwill be provisioned with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) andare required to perform this role with patients and members on site, as this isan essential function of this role
  • Employeesare required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app,Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or asimilar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the worksite each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply withany state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Groupbuilding, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physicaldistancing cannot be attained.
 Preferred Qualifications:
  • Proficiency in a variety of outpatient procedures
  • Managed Care or IPA office experience
  • Bilingual in Spanish
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We builtan entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work betterfor everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation ofhealth-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or managepharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quoand uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family ofbusinesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideason where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. Foryou, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticatedchallenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and asingular opportunity to do your life's bestwork.(sm)

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 pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Keywords: Physician Assistant, PA, Nurse Practitioner, NP, Outpatient, Clinic, Carlsbad, CA, California


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