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Optum Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner/Physicians Assistant in Los Angeles, California

Optum is looking for a full time Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner/Physicians Assistant to join our team in Downtown Los Angeles, CA. The clinicians we seek are those who practice medicine with a focus on patient care, not volume. We want our clinicians to take the time needed to truly address the patient’s needs.

Optum offers competitive pay with financial incentives for yielding strong metrics on quality care while seeing a lower than average census. We provide our clinicians an excellent benefit package which includes leadership pathways, CME reimbursement, paid license renewals and many other benefits, charitable sponsorships, and volunteer opportunities.

If you’re looking to join a physician-led community that is making a difference in healthcare, HealthCare Partners is the place for you. Our initial on-line application process will take you less than two minutes to complete!

Position Details:

  • Provide and manage direct patient care, including physical examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses and treatment

  • Average census 2-3 patients per hour

  • See patients of all ages, newborns to geriatric age

  • Urgent Care hours - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year


  • Master’s degree from a four-year college and/or a professional certification beyond a four-year college.

  • Certificate of completion from an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program

  • Unrestricted CA PA/NP license

  • Current CA DEA certificate required prior to start date

  • At least 1-2 years of Urgent Care / EM experience required

  • Comfortable seeing patients of all ages

  • EMR Proficient​


  • 2+ years of experience preferred, not required​

  • Spanish proficiency


  • Competitive base salary with full benefits such as medical, dental, vision, PTO, 401K, malpractice insurance, etc.

  • Metric bonus program in place for full time clinicians

  • Paid CME days and expenses paid for

  • Opportunities for partnership and senior partnership

  • Advanced EMR system in place

  • Licensure reimbursement

  • Dedicated support staff such as nurses and medical assistants

  • We offer a great work life balance

Optum is a physician-led, close-knit team that has been long-respected in Southern California. We are passionate about patients. We are leading the state of California toward better healthcare practices. And we are looking for amazing doctors like you.

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. Optum 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. Here you’ll find incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work. (SM)

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Optum and its affiliated medical practices are Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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 and its affiliated medical practices is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.