Telehealth Urgent Care Independent Nurse Practitioner - California (Telecommute)

Sacramento, CA


As a part of OptumCare, the largest network of medical groups in the nation, MedExpress is seeking a Full-Time Telehealth Urgent Care Independent Nurse Practitioner to join our team. At Optum, we are transforming healthcare nationally while providing Physician-led care locally.

Position Highlights:

  • 100% work from home (no onsite)
  • Hours of operation are 7a-11p, 365 days per year
  • Providers work 12-hour shifts any time in between 7a-11p
  • Full-time employment at 15 shifts per month, 2 weekends included
  • Average patient load = 3-4 patients per hour
  • Provider will deliver telehealth urgent care visits to patients of all ages
  • Responsibilities include:
    • Provides and manages remote patient care, using audio and visual technology to complete patient examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses, and treatment. Documenting/Charting patient information in line with current policies and procedures
    • Ability to communicate effectively and compassionately through audio visual consultations with patients and able to address patient concerns through these medias
    • Develops and implements patient management plans, records progress notes, and assists in provision of continuity of care
    • Communicates with patients regarding testing results, follow-up care, and additional information. Prescribes pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens as appropriate to assessed medical conditions. Refers patients to specialists and to relevant patient care components as appropriate
    • Educate patients on the risks and benefits of treatments ensuring the patient is a part of the decision-making process
    • Abide by all associated rules, regulations, and laws regarding collaborative practice requirements for each state licensed for telehealth

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience as an independent practitioner
  • Unrestricted state licensure preferred in California
  • Experience using audio/visual technology or video conferencing platforms

Posted July 16, 2021