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  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Vision insurance
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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 to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

As a part of OptumCare, the largest network of medical groups in the nation, MedExpress is seeking a Full-time Independent Nurse Practitioner or Independent Physician Assistant to support our East Houston center with occasional coverage in Pasadena – 7 miles away.

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 but not limited to:
    • Suturing (some facial)
    • Splinting
    • Initial interpretation with digital X-Rays
    • Injections – (MA may not be available)
    • STD’s
    • Incisions and drainage
    • Pediatric care

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 – please note this is a full-time salaried exempt role
  • 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:

  • Master’s degree in Nursing or Physician Assistant program
  • Certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner through the ANCC/AANP or certified as a Physician Assistant through the NCCPA
  • Clinical experience working in at least one of the following:
    • Emergency medicine – 1+ year
    • Urgent care – 1.5+ years
    • Family practice – 2+ years
  • Must have experience treating patients across multiple age groups
  • Must have experience suturing, splinting, and reading x-rays within the last year
  • Must be CPR certified (or willing to obtain prior to start)
  • DOT certification (or ability to obtain within the first 60 days of employment)
  • Willing and able to assist at other center locations in the area

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

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.