As a part of OptumCare, the largest network of medical groups in the nation, MedExpress is seeking a Urgent Care Physician to join our team in Altoona, PA with 25% Travel to State College, PA. At Optum, we are transforming healthcare nationally while providing Physician-led care locally.
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
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.
Competitive pay and well deserved incentive bonuses
Comprehensive health, dental, vision
401k with matching
Short and long term disability, company paid life insurance
Company paid malpractice coverage
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 what’s 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, we’re 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 life’s best work.(sm)
Board certification or Board Eligible (as a resident) in a specialty field of medicine with experience treating all ages
An unrestricted DEA license (or ability to obtain prior to start)
Must be CPR certified (or able 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.
2+ years of experience working as a Physician in an emergency or urgent care setting
Willing and able to assist at other center locations in the area
About OptumCare: At OptumCare, we’ve 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 www.workatoptum.com.
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?
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