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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, Urgent Care - State College, PA

State College, PA

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Hiring Company

UHG


Position Description

Together with Optum, MedExpress Urgent Care provides the support and resources you need to put patients first – with flexible scheduling, competitive pay, and well-deserved bonuses. MedExpress delivers quality, convenient, affordable care to patients of all ages, while allowing you the chance to become a leader in one of our 250+ neighborhood medical centers.

Take your career to the next level as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant at MedExpress where you’ll have the support and resources you need to work with autonomy.

Primary Responsibilities:

Deliver the highest quality urgent care services, including:

  • Physical examinations
  • Incisions and drainage
  • Splinting
  • Suturing 
  • Managing infection and wound care 

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.

Nurse Practitioner Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree (MSN) and 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.
  • Must be CPR certified (or willing to obtain prior to start)
  • DOT certification (or ability to obtain within the first 60 days of employment)

Nurse Practitioner Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience working as a Nurse Practitioner in an emergency medicine or urgent care setting
  • Willing and able to assist at other center locations in the area

Physician Assistant Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree and certification by one of the Physician Assistant certifying bodies or be in the process of obtaining.
  • Must be CPR certified (or willing to obtain prior to start)
  • Ability to obtain DOT certification within the first 60 days of employment

Physician Assistant Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience working as a Physician Assistant in an emergency medicine or urgent care setting
  • Willing and able to assist at other center locations in the area

OptumCare is committed to creating an environment where physicians focus on what they do best: care for their patients. To do so, OptumCare provides administrative and business support services to both owned and affiliated medical practices which are part of OptumCare. Each medical practice part and their physician employees have complete authority with regards to all medical decision-making and patient care. OptumCare’s support services do not interfere with or control the practice of medicine by the medical practices or any of their physicians. MedExpress is a national leader in delivering high-quality, convenient, affordable health care in a patientcentric manner. MedExpress was founded in 2001 in Morgantown, West Virginia, with a commitment to  treating each patient as if he/she were the only patient. A broad scope of services is provided including urgent care, employer health services, and basic wellness and prevention services

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 KeywordsNurse Practitioner, NP, Physician Assistant, PA, Pennsylvania, State College, 



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