Serving millions of Medicare and Medicaid patients, Optum is the nation's largest health and wellness business and a vibrant, growing member of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses. We're also the career home for Regional Physician Travelers who are eager to bring compassion and passion, energy and focus to their work every day. Join us and you'll discover a chance to build meaningful relationships with the patients, their families and the health care providers who are responsible for their care. As a Regional Physician Traveler, this role may travel to a predetermined set of centers. **Primary Responsibilities:** + Must be willing to travel between 3 contiguous states throughout the areas in which MedExpress provides services + Must be willing to procure and maintain licensure as requested and within the timeframe identified by MedExpress + Provides and manages direct patient care, including physical examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses and treatment + Performs therapeutic procedures such as I&D, splinting, suturing, managing infection, and wound care + Documenting/Charting patient information in line with current policies and procedures + Develops and implements patient management plans, records progress notes, and assists in provision of continuity of care + Communicates with patients regarding testing results, follow-up care, and additional information + Prescribes pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens as appropriate to assessed medical conditions + Refers patients to specialists and to relevant patient care components as appropriate + Follows established policies, procedures, objectives, and recommended referral practices + Assists the CorporateCare division of MedExpress and pathways associated therewith + Participates in facility in-services, required staff meetings, and other clinic operations procedures + Orders diagnostic tests, such as x-ray, electrocardiogram, and laboratory tests, and interpret test results for deviation from normal + Orientation and training of new practitioners when necessary + Directs and coordinates the patient care activities of nursing and support staff as required + Supervision of midlevel practitioners when appropriate and abide by all associated rules and regulations + Will interact with all center staffed based team-members including providers and non-providers **Required** **Qualifications:** + Graduate of an Accredited School of Medicine, currently licensed by the State Board of Medical Examiners and Board certified in a specialty field of medicine + Must have and maintain a DEA license with no restrictions + A minimum of two (2) years of clinical experience in an emergency medicine, urgent care, or ambulatory care setting + Must be successfully licensed, or willing to become licensed in states where medicine will be practicedKnowledge of computerized information systems used in business applications and clinical management systems (EMR) + Knowledge of relevant drugs and their chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo + Knowledge of non-pharmaceutical patient care aids, their applicable uses, and relevance to patient care + Knowledge of current principles, methods and procedures for the delivery of medical evaluation, diagnosis and treatment + Accreditation and certification requirements and the ability to maintain all appropriate licenses + Urgent and occupational medicine fields experience + Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations including the requirements of the HIPAA and OSHA and applicable state rules and regulations pertinent to medical practices + Ability to perform duties in accordance with the customary rules of ethics and conduct of the applicable State Board of Medicine and other such regulating bodies + Ability to prescribe dosages and instruct patients in correct usage (this includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods) + Ability to interpret the application of OSHA and HIPAA laws **Working Conditions:** + Center-Based + Requires working in a clinical setting + The noise level is moderate and there is a potential for exposure to infectious diseases and blood-borne pathogens. + Travel to other Centers + Ability to stand and sit for hours at a time, (with some bending and stooping) + Ability to use manual dexterity in relation to clinical requirements + Ability to lift 50 lbs. **Careers with MedExpress.** Our focus is simple. We deliver high-quality, convenient, affordable health care in a patient-centric manner. With a full medical team, our neighborhood medical centers are open 12 hours a day, every day. We provide a broad scope of services including urgent care, employer health services, and basic wellness and prevention services. Everything we do is focused on our patients. And now we're part of Optum and the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, a team of more than 185,000 people working together to help people live healthier lives and to help the health system work better for everyone. We're a physician-led group with administrative offices in Morgantown, WV and Pittsburgh, PA - but you can become part of our elite team almost anywhere in the country. Join us. And start doing **your life's best work.(sm)** _Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: 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. In addition, employees in certain positions are subject to random drug testing._ Job Keywords: Regional Physician Traveler, Hershey, PA Associated topics: family, family practice, family practice physician, general practice, nocturnist, physician, physician md, physician md do, provider, urgent
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