Physician Assistant - Senior Wellness Visits - Layton, UT $10k Sign-On Bonus

West Valley City, UT

Inpatient and outpatient

Join a team that is discovering new ways to help the health system work better for everyone. OptumCare is the fastest growing part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses and we’re putting providers at the center of care and supporting them with the tools they need to focus on quality patient outcomes.

Position Highlights:

  • Complete Annual Wellness Exams for our Medicare Advantage Senior Patient Population at our Senior Community Center
  • Formulate a list of current and past medical conditions using clinical knowledge and judgement, and the findings of your assessment
  • Communicate findings in your assessment that will be used to inform the PCP of potential gaps in care.
  • You will see on average 8 senior patients a day
  • Provide educational 1:1 talks with patients on topics such as disease process, medication and compliance, and more.

This position involves care at the Community Center, Mobile Unit, and Skilled Nursing Facilities within a specific geographical area. You must be comfortable working autonomously.

Required Qualifications:

  • Utah Physician Assistant license and national certification (Family Medicine, Adult Medicine, or Geriatrics)
  • Active DEA license with prescriptive authority, or ability to obtain
  • Proficient in assessment and patient education
  • Utah Driver’s License and Auto Insurance in accordance with the state of Utah (or will be licensed and insured by employed date)
  • Ability to work autonomously

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of clinical experience working as a Physician Assistant.
  • Experience in Gerontology, or Cardiology, or Internal Medicine, or Endocrinology
  • Knowledge and or experience working with the Medicare Advantage Population performing patient assessments/annual wellness exams
  • Knowledge of value-based model medicine including HCCs and Medicare HEDIS/Stars measures

Posted June 28, 2022