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Independent Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant , Urgent Care - Riverside Medical Group - Derby, CT - 892013

Derby, CT 06418
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Riverside Medical Group is the premier medical"practice in New Jersey serving patients in Hudson, Bergen, Passaic, Essex,"Middlesex, Burlington, and Camden counties. We have over 60 locations and 180"board certified medical providers specializing in Adult Medicine, Pediatrics,"ENT, Foot & Ankle, Gastroenterology, Rheumatology, Cardiology, Behavioral"Health, Physical Therapy, Allergy & Immunology, Developmental Health, Pain"Management, Chiropractic and Optometry.


As a National Committee for Quality Assurance""Level III- Patient Centered Medical Home," Riverside is able to provide"patient-focused precision medical care to the entire family and is committed to"providing patients with the highest quality medical care.


In addition to providing the highest quality of"care, Riverside offers its patients the best hours of operation of any private"practice in the country. Patients have around-the-clock access to a health-care"team and have the benefit of same day and walk in appointments. As an advocate for prenatal health and"education, Riverside offers prenatal classes every weekend free of charge."Riverside believes in giving back to their community and the patients they serve"through health fairs, charitable giving/foundation, and free medical education.


As"a part of OptumCare, the largest network of medical groups in the nation, Riverside"Medical Group is seeking an Urgent Care Independent Nurse Practitioner or"Physician Assistant to join our team of clinicians in Connecticut. 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

Primary Responsibilities:"

  • 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.
You'll be rewarded and"recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and"give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as"provide development for other roles you may be interested in.


  • Master's degree in Nursing or Physician Assistant"program
  • 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)
  • You"will be provisioned with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and"are required to perform this role with patients and members on site, as this is"an essential function of this role
  • Employees"are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app,"Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a"similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work"site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with"any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group"building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical"distancing cannot be attained.


  • 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

Careers with Optum."Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make"health care 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: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment"Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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.


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



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Posted: 2020-11-03 Expires: 2020-12-25

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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