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Nurse Practitioner, SIGN-ON BONUS - Optum - Rancho Mirage, CA

Company: Optum
Location: Rancho Mirage
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

Optum, the largest employer of Providers in the US, is currently seeking a Nurse Practitioner to join our practice in Rancho Mirage, CA. We have developed a reputation for providing quality, compassionate care to communities in the Inland Empire and surrounding area. -

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The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for the day-to-day clinical care of patients. The NP manages the health of patients by providing preventive evaluations and wellness education, and treatment of acute and chronic illnesses/conditions. The NP is responsible for the coordination of care with specialists and appropriate ancillary services.

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Primary Responsibilities:


  • Examines, diagnoses and treats patients for acute injuries, infections, and illnesses
  • Counsels and educates patients and families about acute and chronic conditions or concerns
  • Documents items such as: appropriate chief complaint, past medical, family, and social history, review of systems, examinations, medications, allergies, assessment and plan
  • Formulates diagnostic and treatment plans
  • Prescribes and administers medications, therapies, and procedures
  • Orders lab and imaging tests to determine and manage an immediate treatment plan and provides advice on follow up
  • Responsible for the coordination of care with specialists and appropriate ancillary services
  • Completes all documentation and paperwork in a timely manner
  • Maintains quality of care standards as defined by the practice


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    Required Qualifications:


    • Active and unrestricted California Nurse Practitioner license
    • Board Certified in Family Medicine
    • Current and unrestricted DEA certificate required
    • 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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      Preferred Qualifications:


      • Experience working in an Internal Medicine practice setting preferred
      • 1 or more years of Outpatient Clinic experience preferred
      • Spanish fluency preferred


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        To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment. -

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        About OptumCare: -

        At OptumCare, we've found that putting clinicians at the center of care is the best way to improve lives. Our physician-led organization is one of the most dynamic and progressive health care organizations in the world, serving over 17 million people through more than 45,000 aligned physicians and 9,000 advanced practice clinicians. You will find our team working in local clinics, surgery centers and urgent care centers, within care models focused on managing risk, higher quality outcomes and driving change through collaboration and innovation. Learn more at . -

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        Would you thrive with OptumCare? -


        Do you practice evidence-based medicine? -
        Are you seeking a practice focused on patient-centered quality care, not volume? -
        Are you a team player - comfortable delegating and empowering teams? -
        Are you constantly seeking better ways to do things? -
        Do you want to be part of something better? -


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        Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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. -

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        OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. -

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