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Optum Tri State is seeking an Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our growing team in Meriden, CT. At Optum, we are transforming healthcare nationally while providing physician-led care locally. Start doing your life’s best work with the largest care delivery organization in the world.

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

What makes Optum different:

  • Providers are supported to practice at the peak of their license.
  • We recognize that if you want to provide good care and do it well, you can’t do it alone –this is the foundation of the team-based care model.
  • The culture is one of clinical innovation and transformation.
  • We are influencing change on a national scale while still maintaining the culture and community of our local care organizations.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Nursing or Physician Assistant program
  • Current, unrestricted Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant licensure in the state(s) where this job will be performed or be in process of obtaining
  • Certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner through the ANCC/AANP or certified as a Physician Assistant through the NCCPA
  • Unrestricted DEA license (or willing to obtain prior to start)
  • 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.

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