OptumCare, a UnitedHealth Group company, provides network-based health and well-being benefits and services for employers and consumers nationwide. We use our strength, diversity and innovation to improve the lives of the more than 16 million people who receive our unique blend of packages and programs. And our endless pursuit for excellence in everything we do extends to your career as well. Join us today for an inspired and purposeful mix of professional growth opportunities and personal rewards. If you are an outgoing, professional-minded Physician Assistant student with an excellent academic record, consider applying for a paid Physician Assistant internship at OptumCare. Physician Assistant Intern: will be involved in completing their core required courses through Southwest/OptumCare clinical sites. They will be involved in learning clinical diagnosis and management skills, population health, electronic medical records, lean methods in healthcare, and risk management based patient care. This internship will be 40 hours per week for the course of 12 months.
Required Qualifications:To apply for an internship, you must have be a current Touro Physician Assistant student with high academic standing and strong computer skills You will also be required to complete an essay, and include a letter of reference from your program director, and a letter of reference from a member of faculty An interest in outpatient medicine and managed care is preferred Must be a current Henderson, NV Touro University PA-C student in good standingCareers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm) 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.
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need... at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.