Per Diem - Patient Support Center Advanced Practice Clinician

Torrance, CA



Optum is looking for Nurse Practitioners 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 Nurse Practitioner 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 November 22, 2021