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UnitedHealth Group

Pain and Spine Advanced Practice Clinician - Albuquerque, NM (110987926)

Sales and Marketing

Printing and Publication Sales



Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

Optum New Mexico is seeking a Full Time Advance Practice Clinician to join our Pain Medicine team in beautiful Albuquerque, NM. At Optum, we are transforming healthcare nationally while providing Physician-led care locally.

Position Highlights:

  • Practice to the full scope of your license! Our office is fully equipped to handle all office procedures
  • This is a full-time opportunity; clinic hours are Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
  • Limited phone call coverage
  • Patient rooms, office space and Medical Assistants will be ready for you on day one

What makes an Optum 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
  • We are a top performer of the Quadruple Aim initiative in New Mexico
  • We are influencing change on a national scale while still maintaining the culture and community or our local organizations

Compensation & Benefits Highlights:

  • Med/Den/Vis, STD, LTD, United Health stock options
  • Continuing Medical Education allowance with time off
  • Robust Relocation program
  • Professional Liability Insurance
  • Excellent PTO package
  • Generous retirement program including employer funded contributions (401K)

Optum New Mexico. We are happy to call Albuquerque, New Mexico home. With the tail of the Rockies at our doorstep, we have world-class hiking, biking and skiing at our fingertips. Coupled with amazing scenery, a diverse culture, remarkable food and a world-renowned art scene, it’s no wonder we’re the “Secret of the Southwest!”

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Optum is an Equal Employment Opportunity 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. Optum is a drug-free workplace. © 2019 Optum Health & Technology. All rights reserved.

Required Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited Certified Nurse Practitioner Program
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing
  • 2+ years of previous experience in an out-patient Pain Medicine outpatient setting
  • Current NBR Certification
  • Licensed RN by the State of NM
  • Current Nurse Practitioner in the state of NM
  • Applicable licensure required based on assignment
  • BLS certification
  • Ability to plan, develop, and coordinate multiple projects
  • Ability to function independently or as an effective team member
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Maintain strict patient confidentiality
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Fluency in EMR systems & technology
  • Experience in providing patient care under a Global Risk/Medicare Advantage Model

About OptumCare. 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 at

Would you thrive with OptumCare?

  • Do you practice evidence-based medicine?
  • Are you seeking a practice focused on patient-centered quality care, not volume?
  • Are you a team player – comfortable delegating and empowering teams?
  • Are you constantly seeking better ways to do things?
  • Do you want to be part of something better?

Job Keywords: Advance Practice Clinician, NP, Nurse Practitioner, Pain Medicine, Albuquerque, NM, New Mexico