Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - NowClinic
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Family Practice/Primary Care opening in Las Vegas, Nevada. This
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The NowClinic Team Telemedicine is seeking a full-time Nurse
Practitioner or Physician Assistant delivers primary care services
to adult and pediatric patient via the telephone and sees patients
in the NowClinic, as needed. The NowClinic NP - PA utilizes his /
her triage, diagnostic experience and expertise to assess and treat
patients presenting with primary care needs. In addition to
addressing the presenting problem, the NowClinic Team provider will
collaborate with the call center MAs and other extenders in the
Telemedicine department. NP - PA utilizes the telephone visit to
engage patients in addressing wellness and gaps in preventive care
and provides an excellent and satisfying customer experience.
If you are located in the Las Vegas, Nevada area, you will have the
flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough
- Provides primary care services to adult and pediatric patients
via the Optum NowClinic virtual visit technology platform
- Using experience and expertise, engages, assesses, triages and
provides/prescribes treatment to patients presenting for
- Using sound medical judgment triages and directs patients to
alternative levels of care for presenting problem and / or
- Utilizes NowClinic technology to engage patients in addressing
wellness and gaps in preventive care in accordance with evidence
based practice and standards of care
- Utilizes technology to thoroughly document visits and
treatments in a timely and comprehensive manner in accordance with
Optum NowClinic, medical group and regulatory requirements
- Communicates effectively with patients, caregivers, colleagues,
and support staff
- Demonstrates and reinforces value of the NowClinic Team service
during each visit
- Maintains service level standards for response, visit time, and
- Demonstrates and fosters a climate of collaboration and
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.
- National Nurse Practitioner certification in Adult, Family or
Gerontology or Physician Assistant certification
- Licensure in the State where this position is based, or ability
- 2+ years of hands-on clinical experience preferred
- DEA license or ability to obtain
- Intermediate level of proficiency in PC-based word processing
including basic Microsoft Word and Outlook skills
- Flexible to work occasional weekends, holidays, and evening
- Provide occasional coverage in Urgent Care / Convenient Care
- Ability to work independently from home-based office
- Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function 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. Candidates must be able to perform all essential
job functions with or without reasonable accommodation.
- Strong acute care experience in an urgent care, retail clinic
or primary care clinic
- Knowledge of mental health issues
- A background in managed care
- Familiarity with ICD-10 coding
- Tech Savvy
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 the health system
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)
Nevada Residents Only: Pay is based on several factors including
but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc.
In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such
as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition
programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits
are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when
you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a
far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.
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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