Per Diem - Patient Support Center Advanced Practice Clinician

Torrance, CA


Optum is looking for Nurse Practitioners/Physician Assistants to join our Patient Support Center team in Southern California. The clinicians we seek are those who practice medicine with a focus on patient care, not volume. We want our clinicians to take the time needed to truly address the patient’s needs.

If you’re looking to join a physician-led community that is making a difference in healthcare, Optum is the place for you. Our initial online application process will take you less than two minutes to complete!

Position Details

  • Per Diem Shifts - Weekday shifts Mon-Fri 8:30a-5p or 12p-8:30p, Weekend shifts 8:30a - 5pm

  • Remote position

  • Telecommute post training (onsite training in El Segundo)

  • Fielding ER calls from nurse triage out of Patient Support Center

  • Patient Support Center : 250 teammates and 20 nurse triage line

  • Opportunity for growth


  • Unrestricted California State Physician Assistant License

  • Master’s degree from a four-year college and/or a professional certification beyond a four-year college

  • Current California DEA certificate

  • ESI, ACLS, BLS, PALS certification preferred, if not we will get you certified


  • 2+ years of clinical practice experience

  • Urgent Care or ER experience strongly preferred

  • Strong understanding of examination methodologies and diagnostics

  • Proficiency in common medication indications, side effects, and contraindications

  • Confidence with clinical decision making over telephone visit

  • Available for after hours shifts or weekends

  • Medical or fluent Spanish, Mandarin, or Vietnamese speaking ability

Posted January 5, 2022