ElPasoRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for El Paso jobs

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

Company: Optum
Location: El Paso
Posted on: November 19, 2020

Job Description:

Family Practice/Primary Care opening in El Paso, Texas. This and other physician assistant jobs brought to you by DocCafe.com Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life's best work.(sm) The Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA) practices as part of a collaborative team that may include, but is not limited to, Family Practice and/or Internal Medicine Physicians, RN Case Managers, and clinic staff. The purpose of this collaborative team is to provide a comprehensive, coordinated model of care to a mostly Medicare-aged population. The NP or PA primarily manages the geriatric-aged population either in the presence of, or in conjunction with the primary care physician and/or specialist. Unless specified, most NP or PA positions are outpatient. The NP or PA acts as an extension of the primary care physician to provide both chronic and acute care to our patients. The NP or PA performance will be tracked and comparatively reported using metrics related to the strategic direction and operational needs of the organization. Primary Responsibilities:The NP or PA is expected to be able to provide care consistent with their licensure and/or certificationDiagnoses and treats both acute and chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, kidney disease and other chronic medical conditions. The NP or PA will also treat acute conditions such as minor injuries and other acute medical conditions such as infections or exacerbations of chronic diseasesOrders and interprets diagnostic lab work, x-rays, EKGPrescribes medications and other modalities of treatment as needed to treat those conditions listed aboveCounsels patients on various disease conditions they may be treating to ensure that the patient is educated to their disease process, treatment, and expected outcomesWorks as an integral part of a comprehensive and collaborative team in order to provide quality evidenced-based care to our patientsPerforms all other related duties as assignedYou'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.Required Qualifications:Masters of Science in Nursing OR Certification by 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 BoardCurrent prescriptive authority from the Texas Board of Nursing OR Current prescriptive authority from the Texas State Medical BoardValid DEA license18+ months of clinical experience as a Nurse Practitioner or a Physician AssistantComfortable managing a primarily Medicare-aged patient populationPreferred Qualifications:Bilingual (English/Spanish) proficiencyAbility to communicate with all levels of employees and maintain relationships with various health plansCareers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 240,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team 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. Job Keywords: Nurse Practitioner, NP, Physician Assistant, PA, TX, Texas, El Paso

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

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Healthcare Jobs


Registered Nurse (RN) / Travel Special - Southern California
Description: ADEX makes it simple and fast Less complications User friendly travel placement Announcing this month's special focus on Southern California Your time is valuable, invest it wisely. Don't waste it by (more...)
Company: ADEX Medical Staffing, LLC
Location: El Paso
Posted on: 11/29/2020

L&D Travel RN - Job Id: JO02932168
Description: Next Travel Nursing is seeking a qualified
Company: Next Travel Nursing
Location: El Paso
Posted on: 11/29/2020

RN / Neuro / Texas / Permanent / Surgery OR Registered Nurse Job
Description: Description SHIFT: Evenings rotating weekends br br SCHEDULE: Full-time br br About Las Palmas Medical Center Las Palmas Medical Center offers comprehensive services and special expertise in (more...)
Company: HCA.
Location: El Paso
Posted on: 11/29/2020


Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
Description: Licensed Vocational Nurse LVN Locations: El Paso 79901, 79904, 79912,79924, 79925, 79935 and Surrounding areasAveanna Healthcare, the largest pediatric home healthcare company in the U.S., is hiring (more...)
Company: Aveanna Healthcare
Location: El Paso
Posted on: 11/29/2020

RN / NICU / Texas / Permanent / OB/GYN Registered Nurse Job
Description: Description SHIFT: Days rotating weekends br br SCHEDULE: Full-time br br About Del Sol Medical Center Since 1974, Del SolMedical Center has provided quality healthcare to El Paso and the surroundingregion. (more...)
Company: HCA.
Location: El Paso
Posted on: 11/29/2020

COVID-19 - Registered Nurse - PICU - 13 Week Contract
Description: If you're a Registered Nurse with experience managing the care of infants and children who are experiencing severe or life-threatening situations, Jackson is offering a 13 week contract at a state-of-the-art (more...)
Company: Jackson Nurse Professionals
Location: El Paso
Posted on: 11/29/2020

Rapid Response - Paramedic - ED
Description: Operating Room/Ambulatory Care/MedSurg opening in El Paso, Texas. This and other rn jobs brought to you by NursingJobCafe.com Specialty: RN-Emergency Department -TravelLocations: El Paso, TexasShift: (more...)
Company: All Medical Personnel
Location: El Paso
Posted on: 11/29/2020

Travel RN - PACU - Days - El Paso , TX
Description: FlexCare is a nationwide leader in the staffing of travel nurses and clinicians. With access to thousands of facilities around the country, our mission is to deliver premier travel staffing solutions (more...)
Company: FlexCare Medical Staffing
Location: El Paso
Posted on: 11/29/2020

RN - PACU - Crisis Response
Description: Host Healthcare has a great travel nurse opportunity. A prestigious facility is looking to hire a travel nurse. This is an opportunity to earn top pay while
Company: Host Healthcare, Inc.
Location: El Paso
Posted on: 11/29/2020

Neuroscience Care Unit RN Critical PRN
Description: Description SHIFT: PRNSCHEDULE: PRN/Per DiemAboutLas Palmas Medical CenterLas Palmas Medical Center offers comprehensiveservices and special expertise in Emergency Room Medicine Level III Trauma ,Cardiology, (more...)
Company: Las Palmas Medical Center
Location: El Paso
Posted on: 11/29/2020

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Texas jobs by following @recnetTX on Twitter!

El Paso RSS job feeds