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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - WellMed - El Paso, TX

Company: Optum
Location: Houston
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionA partner of the Optum Care network, WellMed Medical Group, is seeking a nurse practitioner or physician assistant to join our Lee Trevino clinic in El Paso, TX.Opportunities at WellMed, part of the Optum family of businesses. We believe all patients are entitled to the highest level of medical care. Here, you will join a team who shares your passion for helping people achieve better health. With opportunities for physicians, clinical staff and non-patient-facing roles, you can make a difference with us as you discover the meaning behind Caring. Connecting. Growing together.   Position Highlights:

      • Quality vs. quantity – typically see 14 to 16 patients per day (30 min per visit)
      • Instead of RVU or volume metrics, our providers are measured and rewarded on quality of care (most providers earn $15,000 bonuses, paid semi-annually)
      • Start with 160 hours PTO in first year, plus 5 days for CME, and the clinics are closed for 8 national holidays
      • Strong clinical support team that includes RNs, LVNs, MAs, scribes, nurse educators, case managers, clinic administrators, referral managers, coders, centralized scheduling, nurse advice line, and robust IT
      • Collaborate with our primary care physicians (IM & FM), hospitalists, and network of employed/contracted sub-specialists Compensation/Benefits Highlights:
            • Base salary plus annual quality bonus with a target of $15,000
            • 401k with match, Executive Savings Plan, and UHG Employee Stock Purchase Program
            • LTD and STD insurance at no cost to you
            • Liability coverage that doesn't require tail coverage ever
            • OptumCare Physician Partnership Plan
            • More comprehensive benefits from Optum Partner Services What makes an OptumCare organization different?
                  • WellMed is mostly a Medicare Advantage Plan that operates as a health system focused on quality/value-based outcomes
                  • Providers, heal thyself! Our providers are the absolute best in caring for our patients, and we believe that our providers must also have time to care for themselves and their families
                  • Most of our leaders began their careers in our clinics, developing clinical and leadership growth opportunities for you
                  • We are influencing change on a national scale while maintaining the culture and community of our local care organizations
                  • We recognize that we are better together, and collaboration is the key to healthier patients and an invigorating work environmentAbout WellMed:At WellMed our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. WellMed has more than 22,000+ primary care physicians, hospitalists, specialists, and advanced practice clinicians who excel in caring for 900,000+ older adults across Texas and Florida. Required Qualifications:
                        • Certification through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), or the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
                        • Current Licensure through the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners OR Licensed Physician Assistant by the Texas State Medical Board
                        • Valid DEA license or the ability to obtain one prior to employment
                        • Comfortable managing a primarily Medicare-aged patient populationPreferred Qualifications:
                              • 1+ year of clinical experience as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
                              • Bilingual (English/Spanish) fluency
                              • A working understanding and support of a managed care environmentDiversity 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. OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Keywords: Optum, Houston , Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - WellMed - El Paso, TX, Healthcare , Houston, Texas

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