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Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner, AppleCare Medical - Downey, CA

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Downey, CA
Date:
02/20/2018
2018-02-202018-03-21
Job Code:
750916
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750916 Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner AppleCare Medical Downey CA

Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner, AppleCare Medical - Downey, CA (750916)

Position Description

AppleCare Medical Management Group was incorporated in 2003. Over the last 17 years, the multispecialty medical group of independent practices has expanded into new communities, contracted with more hospitals and health plans, and added over 50 new doctors - but the mission has remained the same. Today, AppleCare Medical Management is comprised of hundreds of board-certified private-practice, independent physicians. Collectively, our physicians have been serving the Southeast area of Los Angeles and Northern Orange County for decades, providing their medical expertise and passion to improving the health of our communities.

 

As a part of our continued growth, we are searching for a new Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner to join our team.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Examines, diagnoses and treats patients of all ages for acute injuries, infections, and illnesses
  • 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

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Active and unrestricted California Nurse Practitioner license
  • 1+ years of Urgent Care or Outpatient Clinic experience   
  • Current and unrestricted DEA certificate 
  • Ability to perform outpatient procedures
  • Ability to work without direct supervision and practice autonomously
  • Ability to work in fast - paced environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Urgent Care NP experience
  • Bilingual in Spanish
  • Managed Care / IPA / Health Plan experience
  • Experience managing a Diabetes or CHF clinic

AppleCare Medical Management Group was incorporated in 2003. Over the last 17 years, the multispecialty medical group of independent practices has expanded into new communities, contracted with more hospitals and health plans, and added over 50 new doctors - but the mission has remained the same. Today, AppleCare Medical Management is comprised of hundreds of board-certified private-practice, independent physicians. Collectively, our physicians have been serving the Southeast area of Los Angeles and Northern Orange County for decades, providing their medical expertise and passion to improving the health of our communities

 

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

 

 

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

 

AppleCare Medical is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. In addition, employees in certain positions are subject to random drug testing

 

 

Keywords: Nurse Practitioner, NP, Urgent Care, UC, Immediate Care, Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Family Practice, IM, Downey, CA, LA County

Job Details

  • Contest Number750916
  • Job TitleUrgent Care Nurse Practitioner, AppleCare Medical - Downey, CA
  • Job FamilyHealthcare Delivery
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • Downey, CA
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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