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Hospital Medicine Physician Assistant - Reliant Medical Group - Worcester, MA

Company: Optum
Location: Worcester
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

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As a part of OptumCare, the largest network of medical groups in the nation, Reliant Medical Group is seeking a Part Time (20 Hrs) Advanced Practitioner to join our Acute Adult Hospital Medicine program at Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester, MA. At Optum, we are transforming healthcare nationally while providing Physician-led care locally.



Position Highlights:


  • Part time evening/nights. 100 shifts per year. 2 Shifts per week x 50 weeks
  • 26 weeks off per year
  • Will join a supportive group that includes 14 MDs and 3 APs
  • Provide comprehensive care to a select population of patients in the specialty
  • Perform age appropriate physical assessments, evaluation and treatment for primary care patient base seeking services from the organization
  • Take history, including chief complaint, presenting illness, past medical history and interval history. Performs age appropriate physical exam as it relates to chief complaint
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced Emergency Department
  • Ability to work with acutely ill patients and families doing medical histories and medical reconciliations
  • Ability to work with Physicians, AP's and nursing staff to assist with admissions through the emergency department
  • Order lab studies when indicated. Identifies differential diagnosis. Assesses severity of patient's illness and establishes need/time for patient evaluation. Discriminates between normal and abnormal findings in the history and physical in order to establish a diagnosis. Performs tests and procedures as directed by diagnosis
  • Establishes age appropriate plan of care related to patient's identified problem, including medication, diet, therapeutic procedures, etc. Consults with other health team members regarding proposed treatment guidelines as necessary




    What makes an OptumCare organization different?


    • Practice at the peak of their license
    • We recognize that if you want to provide good care and do it well, you can't do it alone – this is the foundation of the team-based care model
    • The culture is one of clinical innovation and transformation
    • Reliant is a top performer of the Quadruple Aim initiative in Massachusetts
    • We are influencing change on a national scale while still maintaining the culture and community of our local care organizations




      Compensation & Benefits Highlights:


      • Compensation based on quality, not quantity
      • Dedicated CME Time & Allowance
      • Excellent PTO package
      • Robust retirement package including employer funded contributions




        About Reliant Medical Group

        At Reliant Medical Group, transforming the delivery of health care across Central and Boston Metro-west Massachusetts is our passion. Founded in 1929, we are an established multi-specialty, physician led integrated healthcare delivery system, with 500 providers that care for over 325,000 patients throughout our 25 locations. Recognized nationally for an innovative, sustainable care model and advanced EHR platform, we offer a full range of outpatient primary care and over 30 different specialties including hospital medicine, comprehensive radiology services, and urgent care.

        Reliant Medical Group has a long history of commitment to value-based care and clinical excellence. The organization exceeds the 90th percentile in most HEDIS measures, is among the top provider groups nationally in patient experience, and provides care at a cost well below market competitors. Reliant is also committed to the provider experience and understands that the best path to better patient care is by ensuring that providers and staff are happy, engaged, and productive.





        Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.



        UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
        Required Qualifications:


        • Graduate of an accredited AP program
        • Licensed by the commonwealth of Massachusetts board of registration as a Physician Assistant
        • Maintains BLS certification, professional certification as appropriate
        • Flexibility with schedule to be available to meet the needs of our patients
        • 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:


          • Fluency in EMR systems & technology
          • 1+ years of practice experience




            To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.



            The OptumCare Story:

            At OptumCare, we've found that putting clinicians at the center of care is the best way to improve lives. Our physician-led organization is one of the most dynamic and progressive health care organizations in the world, serving over 17 million people through more than 45,000 aligned physicians and 9,000 advanced practice clinicians. You will find our team working in local clinics, surgery centers and urgent care centers, within care models focused on managing risk, higher quality outcomes and driving change through collaboration and innovation. Learn more about our journey at www.workatoptum.com.



            Job Keywords: Advanced Practitioner, Healthcare Delivery, PA, Physician Assistant, Advanced Practice Clinicians, Worcester, MA, Massachusetts

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