Urgent Care Physician Needed - Watchung, NJ

Position Description

Together with Optum, MedExpress Urgent Care provides the support and resources you need to put patients first - with flexible scheduling, competitive pay, and well-deserved bonuses. MedExpress delivers quality, convenient, affordable care to patients of all ages, while allowing you the chance to become a leader in one of our 250+ neighborhood medical centers.

Fulfill your passion for exploring new communities by traveling to provide great care to patients.

Physician Travelers can practice medicine in multiple centers locally, around the region, or across the country.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Deliver the highest quality urgent care services, including:
    • Physical examinations
    • Incisions and drainage
    • Splinting
    • Suturing
    • Managing infection and wound care
You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Board certification or Board Eligible (as a resident) in a specialty field of medicine with experience treating all ages
  • An unrestricted DEA license (or ability to obtain prior to start)
  • Must be CPR certified (or able to obtain prior to start)
  • DOT certification (or ability to obtain within the first 60 days of employment)
  • Must be willing and able to assist at other centers


OptumCare is committed to creating an environment where physicians focus on what they do best: care for their patients. To do so, OptumCare provides administrative and business support services to both owned and affiliated medical practices which are part of OptumCare. Each medical practice part and their physician employees have complete authority with regards to all medical decision-making and patient care. OptumCare's support services do not interfere with or control the practice of medicine by the medical practices or any of their physicians.

MedExpress® is a national leader in delivering high-quality, convenient, affordable health care in a patientcentric manner. MedExpress was founded in 2001 in Morgantown, West Virginia, with a commitment to treating each patient as if he/she were the only patient. A broad scope of services is provided including urgent care, employer health services, and basic wellness and prevention services

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an 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.

OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment

Job Keywords: Physician Traveler, Watchung, NJ, New Jersey


Back to top