Independent Nurse Practitioner, Urgent Care - Wilkes Barre with 25% travel to Edwardsville

Wilkes-Barre, PA


Job Highlights

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

    Position Highlights:

    • Open 8am – 8pm, 7 days per week
    • Providers typically work 12 hour shifts
    • Average patient load = 3-4 patients per hour
    • Full licensed medical team and support staff
    • Responsibilities include:
      • Suturing
      • Splinting
      • Initial interpretation with digital X- Rays
      • Incisions and drainage

    Required Qualifications:

    • Certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner through the ANCC/AANP
    • 2+ years of experience working independently
    • Unrestricted DEA license (or willing to obtain prior to start)
    • Must be CPR certified (or willing to obtain prior to start)
    • DOT certification (or ability to obtain within the first 60 days of employment)
    • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Clinical experience working as a provider in an emergency medicine or urgent care setting
    • Willing and able to assist at other center locations in the area

    Posted December 16, 2021