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The Cigna Group Urgent Care - Nurse Practitioner - Evernorth Care Group - Sun City AZ in Peoria, Arizona

Evernorth Care Group, formerly known as Cigna Medical Group, is the group practice division of Cigna Health Care of Arizona. It is one of the Valley's largest multi-specialty group practices with over 20 offices located throughout Phoenix and the surrounding metropolitan.

At Evernorth Care Group , we are committed to improving the health and well-being of our patients’ lives, which means we never simply fill patient quotas. With proper care and a human-first approach , we ensure that patients receive the high-level, quality care they need to live healthy, happy and fulfilling lives.

Our Patient-first care model:

  • Team Approach - Quality-driven patient care model

  • Dedicated clinical staff to help alleviate the administrative requirements

Your Benefits as an Evernorth Care Group Nurse Practitioner:

  • Sign-on Bonus

  • Competitive Salary

  • Work/Life Balance

  • Generous Paid Time Off

  • Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance

  • 401K with Company Match

  • Yearly Bonus Eligibility

  • Internal Career Training Resources

  • Tuition Assistance

The purpose of the Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner is to provide advanced nursing care across the continuum of health care services to meet the specialized physiologic and psychological needs of patients with acute, critical, and/or complex chronic health conditions.

Clinical Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

  • Management of Patient Health/Illness Status

  • Triages patients’ health needs/problems.

  • Completes specified medical screening examination.

  • Responds to the rapidly changing physiological status of patients.

  • Uses current evidence-based knowledge and skills in the assessment, treatment, and disposition of acute and chronically ill and injured (e.g., physiologic, psychological, socio-economic, cultural) patients.

  • Specifically assesses and initiates appropriate interventions for violence, neglect, and abuse (e.g., physical, psychological, sexual, substance).

  • Specifically assesses and initiates appropriate interventions and disposition for suicide risk.

  • Assesses patient and family for levels of comfort (e.g., pain, palliative care, end of life, bad news) and initiates appropriate interventions.

  • Recognizes, collects, and preserves evidence as indicated (e.g., forensic evidence).

  • Orders and interprets diagnostic tests, pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies, electrocardiograms, radiographs

  • Assesses response to therapeutic interventions.

  • Documents assessment, treatment, and disposition.

Professional Role:

  • Functions as a direct provider of patient care services.

  • Directs and clinically supervises the work of nurses and other health care providers.

  • Participates in internal and external emergencies, disasters, and pandemics.

  • Maintains awareness of known causes of mass casualty incidents and the treatment modalities required for emergency care.

  • Acts in accordance with legal and ethical professional responsibilities (e.g., patient management, documentation, advance directives).


  • Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner required AANP, AANC

  • Graduate of Certified Nurse Practitioner Program (Master’s, post masters or doctoral preparation.)

  • Active and unrestricted AZ license required (needed to obtain certification and APN number).

  • Prefer more than 3 years of experience working as an NP in a primary care setting

  • Pharmacy and DEA prescription privileges required

  • BLS certification required with ability to utilize an AED, ACLS and PALS preferred and required ACLS and PALS for Urgent Care

  • Excellent team building skills

  • Good computer skills using MS Office Products (Word/Excel) and Electronic Health Records systems

  • Keep license current and attend appropriate CME educational opportunities.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with both internal and external customers.

  • Maintains awareness of known causes of mass casualty incidents and the treatment modalities required for emergency care.

This position is based at our Sun City health center at:

9069 W Thunderbird Rd, Peoria, AZ 85381

If you will be working at home occasionally or permanently, the internet connection must be obtained through a cable broadband or fiber optic internet service provider with speeds of at least 10Mbps download/5Mbps upload.

About Evernorth Health Services

Evernorth Health Services, a division of The Cigna Group, creates pharmacy, care and benefit solutions to improve health and increase vitality. We relentlessly innovate to make the prediction, prevention and treatment of illness and disease more accessible to millions of people. Join us in driving growth and improving lives.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: for support. Do not email for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.

The Cigna Group has a tobacco-free policy and reserves the right not to hire tobacco/nicotine users in states where that is legally permissible. Candidates in such states who use tobacco/nicotine will not be considered for employment unless they enter a qualifying smoking cessation program prior to the start of their employment. These states include: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Vermont, and Washington State.