Job ID: 289898840  |  Last Updated: 9/2/2020

Independent Physician Assistant (IPA)

MedExpress - Urgent Care
Derby, CT
Applicant Contact
Andrew Kriss
(612) 428-6534

Job Description

Independent Nurse Practitioner OR Physician Assistant | Urgent Care - MedExpress

As a part of OptumCare, the largest network of medical groups in the nation, MedExpress is seeking a Full-Time Urgent Care Independent Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our team in Derby, CT. 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
Full licensed medical team and support staff
Responsibilities include:
o Suturing
o Splinting
o Initial interpretation with digital X-Rays
o 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 whats 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
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

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 whats 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, were 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 and start doing your lifes best work.SM

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Optum is an Equal Employment Opportunity 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. Optum is a drug-free workplace. 2019 Optum Health & Technology. All rights reserved.

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)
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

About OptumCare:
At OptumCare, weve 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

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?

Contact Me Today!!
Andrew Kriss
Provider Recruiter at OptumCare

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