Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Urgent Care\/Convenient Care - Las Vegas, NV

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Join us as an Urgent Care Advanced Practice Clinician in Las Vegas. Our model of care, with a focus around our local care ecosystem, is based off our population health/primary care model. It revolves around key collaboration that enables us to achieve better patient outcomes as well as provide the right care at the right time.

This role will be part of a care delivery team offering services across all age ranges in an acute care/urgent care setting that offers up to 23-hour observation. This is a great opportunity to leverage your strong ER or acute care clinical expertise and make a greater impact to patients by enabling you to make critical care decisions with optimum resources and access to key clinical data. The incumbent will be a key member of the continuum of care, supported by and collaborating with our primary care and multi-specialty teammates to reduce hospital admissions when clinically beneficial for the patient. Our practice model provides you with the tools and resources needed to reduce practice stressors, mentorship, and practice enrichment opportunities.

OptumCare Nevada is a multi-specialty group of physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants consisting of over 400 providers, 40+ medical health centers including high acuity urgent care clinics, convenient care centers, lifestyle centers catering to older adults, outpatient surgery centers, plus E-visits and online options via Now Clinic telemedicine technology. OptumCare Nevada offers patients compassion, innovation, and quality care throughout southern Nevada. OptumCare Nevada is headquartered in the greater Las Vegas, NV area.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Rapidly formulate a differential diagnosis from assessments conducted within the clinic setting
  • Develop and implement treatment plans for patients that are impaneled or walk-in patients
  • Develop and actualize plans for patients in the retail setting
  • Provide guidance to support personnel towards treatment plans and care issues
  • Document treatment plans in the medical record
  • Document collaborative guidance from the physician as needed
  • Coordinate care with the patients
  • Care for patients from 18 months and older

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:
  • NP or PA Certification in Adult, Family or ability to obtain
  • Active unrestricted License, or ability to obtain under NP / PA certification and licensing
  • 2+ years or combination of NP/PA experience and flight nurse, medic or foregin Medical doctor experience
  • DEA License or ability to obtain
  • Basic technical proficiency in the use of computer programs for medical records or Internet search for clinical practice

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Clinical experience in retail care, emergency, or urgent care setting
  • Knowledge of mental health issues
  • Familiarity with Medicare and ICD-10 coding

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**PLEASE NOTE** The sign on bonus is only available to external candidates. Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or a related entity in a full time, part time, or per diem basis ("Internal Candidates") are not eligible to receive a sign on bonus.

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: Urgent Care, Retail Clinic, Nurse Practitioner, NP, Physician Assistant, PA, Medic, Flight Nurse, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada