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Here at Optum, part of the largest network of medical groups in the nation, we are seeking a dedicated and patient-centric Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our growing Urgent Care team in the Southern New Jersey market with Optum Tri-State (i.e., previously a Riverside Medical Group practice).  


At Optum, we are transforming healthcare nationally while providing physician-led care locally; and provide robust urgent care services throughout Ocean, Burlington and Camden counties – with plans for continued future growth in this dynamic and ever-evolving specialty.  


With full-time and/or part-time opportunities available at various sites, please apply within to be connected with one of our recruiters to learn why working with the largest care delivery organization in the world will support in providing your life’s best work. (sm)  


Position Highlights: 

  • Physician-led, patient centered team-based environment.   
  • Providing full spectrum Urgent Care for Pediatric & Adult patients, focusing on value-based care, and supported by a robust team of specialists [broad spectrum medicine]. 
  • Clinical Aptitude: Suture, I&D, Splinting, X-Ray Reading, Pediatrics & Adults, Occupational Medicine, Diagnostic and Lab Interpretations, Managing Infection and Wound Care. 
  • Full-time; Work-Life Balance; Flexible Scheduling. 
    • Office hours are 8:00a – 8:00p; 365 days of the year. 
    • 12-hour shifts (i.e., 8:00a – 8:00p). 
    • Full-Time requires 14 shifts per month, of which 4 shifts must be weekends (i.e., Saturday’s and/or Sunday’s). 
  • Average patient load = 3 – 4 patients per hour, based on complexity. 
  • Teamwork; Evidence-based Medicine. 
  • Autonomy to practice at the peak of your license. 
  • Supported to grow your practice and patient panel. 
  • Must be comfortable working independently but have Physician support at all times. 


Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Direct and manage a complete continuum of high-quality care within the care team.   
  • Treat acute diseases and disorders, minor injuries, minor, procedures, ortho/splinting, interpretation of digital X-Ray’s, physical examinations, and more. 
  • Reviews patient file/record, including allergies, problems, medications, and immunization status.   
  • Elicits and records information about patient’s medical history.   
  • Orders or executes various tests, analyses, and diagnostic images to provide information on patient’s condition.   
  • Analyzes reports and findings of tests and examination and diagnoses condition of patient.   


What makes an Optum organization different? 

  • Value-Based care model; Evidence-Based medicine. 
  • Quadruple Aim: Improving Patient Satisfaction; Lowering Costs; Delivery High0Qaulity Outcomes; Increasing Provider Satisfaction and Well-Being. 
  • Providers are supported to practice at the peak of their license. 
  • We recognize that if you want to provide good care and do it well, you can’t do it alone – this is the foundation of the team-based care model. 
  • A culture of Innovation, Collaboration, Transformation, and Growth. 
  • We are influencing change on a national scale while still maintaining the culture and community of our local care organizations; putting people first and working together with “Optum-ism” striving to improve everyday with an open mind and an open heart. 


Compensation & Benefits Highlights: 

  • Compensative salary with annual increases. 
  • Productivity Bonus (paid quarterly). 
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, and Vision coverage. 
  • Excellent PTO package (increasing with tenure) & Paid maternity/paternity leave. 
  • Robust retirement including employer funded contributions. 
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP for UGH stock). 
  • Advanced Practice Clinician partnership opportunities with Optum. 
  • Company paid malpractice insurance and tail coverage. 
  • Consistent Career Growth, Professional Development, and Supportive Culture. 
  • Fortune 5 Company – United Health Group. 
  • Supportive and appreciative culture. 


About the Optum Tri-State Regional Care Team: 

Optum’s Tri-State regional care team, including legacy Riverside Medical Group, CareMount and ProHealth, provides services across the care continuum – from preventive medicine to diagnostics to treatment and beyond.  As a truly integrated health system, our physicians and advanced practice clinicians are part of a much larger care team in primary care, urgent care and more than 25 specialties, as well as ambulatory surgery, imaging and more. As a Patient Centered Medical Home, Optum Tri-State is able to provide patient-focused medical care to the entire family.  Part of a tri-state regional care team of over 2,100 providers who serve more than 1.6 million patients, our doctors and clinicians have access to the latest medical information and technology, which lets them spend more time with patients, provide better care and realize better outcomes. 


As a National Committee for Quality Assurance “Level III- Patient Centered Medical Home,” Optum Tri-State 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, Optum Tri-State 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, Optum Tri-State offers prenatal classes every weekend free of charge. Optum Tri-State believes in giving back to their community and the patients they serve through health fairs, charitable giving/foundation, and free medical education. 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Master’s degree in Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner from an accredited program. 
  • Certified as a Physician Assistant through the NCCPA or as a Family Nurse Practitioner through the ANCC/AANP. 
  • Active and unrestricted Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner license in the State of New Jersey. 
  • Active and unrestricted DEA License (or ability to obtain prior to start). 
  • Active New Jersey CDS license (or ability 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. 


New Jersey Residents Only: The salary range for New Jersey residents is $110,880 to $141,800 per year. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.



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.



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

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Urgent Care Advanced Practice Clinician - Southern New Jersey
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