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UnitedHealth Group Independent Nurse Practitioner, Urgent Care Specialist- North Little Rock, AR in Little Rock, Arkansas

As a part of OptumCare, the largest network of medical groups in the nation, MedExpress is seeking a Full-Time Urgent Care Independent Nurse Practitioner to join our team in Conway, AR. 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:

  • Certification by one of the Nurse Practitioner certifying bodies (ANCC or AANP) as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) or be in the process of obtaining

  • 2+ years of experience working independently as a Nurse Practitioner

  • 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)

  • Must be willing and able to assist at other centers

  • You will be provisioned with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and are required to perform this role with patients and members on site, as this is an essential function of this role

  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained

Preferred Qualification:

  • 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

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)

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, 9.18.2020 3 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?

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.

Job Keywords: Advanced Practice Clinicians, Nurse Practitioner, NP, Physician Assistant, PA, Adult, Family, Team Care, Managed Risk, Value Based Care, Little Rock, AR, Arkansas

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