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As a part of OptumCare, the largest network of medical groups in the nation, MedExpress is seeking a Full Time Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our team in Springfield, MA. At Optum, we are transforming healthcare nationally while providing Physician-led care locally.

Position Highlights:

  • Open 8am- 8pm, 7 days per week
  • Providers typically work 12 hour shifts
  • Average patient load = 3-4 patients per hour
  • Fully licensed medical team and support staff
  • Responsibilities include:
    • Suturing
    • Splinting
    • Initial interpretation with digital X-Rays
    • Incisions and drainage

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

Required Qualifications:

  • Certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner through the ANCC/AANP or certified as a Physician Assistant through the NCCPA
  • 2+ years of experience working independently
  • Unrestricted DEA license (or willing to obtain prior to start)
  • Must be CPR certified (or willing to obtain prior to start)
  • DOT certification (or ability to obtain within the first 60 days of employment)
  • 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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Clinical experience working as a provider in an emergency medicine or urgent care setting
  • Willing and able to assist at other center locations in the area

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