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Physician Assistant, Optum - Upland, CA

Company: Optum
Location: Hemet
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

Family Practice/Primary Care opening in Hemet, California. This and other physician assistant jobs brought to you by DocCafe.com

Careers at Optum. We're on a mission to change the face of health care. As the largest health and wellness business in the US, we help 58 million people navigate the health care system, finance their health care needs and achieve their health and well-being goals. Fortunately, we have a team of the best and brightest minds on the planet to make it happen.

PrimeCare, a part of Optum, is a physician led and patient centric organization.
We believe in clearly differentiated excellence that others yearn to follow. We believe we live the quadruple aim and that our high touch approach to the members we serve is key to success.

As a part of our continued growth, we are searching for a new Nurse Practitioner to join our team.

Primary Responsibilities:


  • Examines, diagnoses and treats patients of all ages for acute injuries, infections, and illnesses
  • Counsels and educates patients and families about acute and chronic conditions or concerns
  • Documents items such as: appropriate chief complaint, past medical, family, and social history, review of systems, examinations, medications, allergies, assessment and plan.
  • Performs minor outpatient procedures such as pap smears, laceration repair etc
  • Formulates diagnostic and treatment plans
  • Prescribes and administers medications, therapies, and procedures
  • Orders lab and imaging tests to determine and manage an immediate treatment plan and provides advice on follow up
  • Responsible for the coordination of care with specialists and appropriate ancillary services
  • Completes all documentation and paperwork in a timely manner
  • Maintains quality of care standards as defined by the practice



    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 NP license in California
    • Board Certification & current DEA certificate
    • 2+ years of Outpatient Clinic experience
    • Able to work without direct supervision and practice autonomously
    • Ability to work in fast-paced environment
    • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance


      Preferred Qualifications:


      • Managed Care/IPA/Health Plan experience
      • Bilingual in Spanish


        For over 18 years, North American Medical Management, California, Inc. (NAMM California) has been an innovator in healthcare with a track record for quality, financial stability, extraordinary services and integrated medical management programs. NAMM California and OptumCare share a common goal of bringing patients, physicians, hospitals and payers closer together in the mission to increase the quality, efficiency and affordability of care. NAMM California develops and manages provider networks, offering a full range of services to assist physicians and other providers in supporting patient care coordination and their managed care business operations.


        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.

        About OptumCare:
        At OptumCare, we've found that putting clinicians at the center of care is the best way to improve lives. Our physician-led organization is one of the most dynamic and progressive health care organizations in the world, serving over 17 million people through more than 45,000 aligned physicians and 9,000 advanced practice clinicians. You will find our team working in local clinics, surgery centers and urgent care centers, within care models focused on managing risk, higher quality outcomes and driving change through collaboration and innovation. Learn more at www.workatoptum.com.

        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?




          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: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

          Optum is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. In addition, employees in certain positions are subject to random drug testing.

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