Optum

Nurse Practitioner WellMed Medical Group - Portland, TX

Portland, TX

full-time
Inpatient and outpatient

A partner of the Optum Care network, WellMed Medical Group, is seeking a nurse practitioner or physician assistant to join our Portland clinic in Portland, TX.

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, 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

Required Qualifications:

  • Certification through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), or the National Commission on Certification of (NCCPA)
  • Current Licensure through the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners or the ability to obtain prior to employment
  • Valid DEA license or the ability to obtain one prior to employment
  • 1+ year of clinical experience as a Nurse Practitioner
  • Comfortable managing a primarily Medicare-aged patient population

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) fluency
  • A working understanding and support of a managed care environment

Location Insights

  • B+

    Access to Parks

  • B+

    Public Schools

  • B+

    Overall

  • B

    Cost of Living

  • B-

    Commute

  • C+

    Access to Outdoor Activities

  • Total Population

    17,025

  • Median Rent

    $1,250

  • Median Home Value

    $167,400

  • Median Income

    $76,123

Posted February 20, 2024