Optum

Float Physician Assistant - WellMed Medical Group - Corpus Christi, TX

Corpus Christi, TX

full-time
Inpatient and outpatient

A partner of the Optum Care network, WellMed Medical Group, is seeking a float nurse practitioner or float physician assistant to practice in several clinics in a geographic area as part of a collaborative team.

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

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 (AANP), American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), or the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
  • Licensed Physician Assistant by the Texas State Medical Board 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 Physician Assistant
  • 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

  • A

    Access to Parks

  • A-

    Commute

  • B+

    Access to Restaurants

  • B+

    Cost of Living

  • B+

    Public Schools

  • B+

    Overall

  • Total Population

    325,780

  • Median Rent

    $1,028

  • Median Home Value

    $141,100

  • Median Income

    $56,333

Posted June 11, 2024