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Medical Director, Post Acute Services

Company: Optum
Location: Downey
Posted on: January 17, 2022

Job Description:

Medical Director opening in Downey, California. This and other physician jobs brought to you by DocCafe.com

Life Changing Work



Want to make a real difference in the lives you touch? LOOK NO FURTHER.



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.



As part of our continued growth we are recruiting for Full Time Medical Director - Post Acute Services as we expand established SNF / LTC program. 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.



Position Details:


  • Region: Oversight and responsibility of post-acute care utilization for the entire region
  • Schedule: Monday – Friday
  • Oversee Skilled Nursing Facility(SNF) and Long Term Care (LTC) Programs
  • Admissions, rounding and manage patients, assessments, follow up care
  • Supervises and mentors Nurse Practitioner
  • Coordinate and ensure safe and timely discharges
  • Collaborate with care management team, inpatient and outpatient teams
  • Oversees biweekly SNF rounds with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Support and lead readmission rounds
  • Supports SNF case management team with any SNF facility/providers issues
  • Leads regular JOC with core SNF/LTC facilities
  • Leads meetings to review performance and issues with facilities
  • Leads regular meetings with SNF Contracted Providers
  • Monitor, present and lead SNF/LTC Metrics, Utilization/Quality Improvement review meetings with core and executive teams







    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:


    • Unrestricted California State Medical License
    • Current California DEA certificate
    • BE/BC in Internal Medicine
    • Minimum 1-3 years inpatient / post-acute experience
    • EMR proficient
    • Travel to multiple facilities in designated region
    • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance




      We offer a competitive salary, bonus plan and comprehensive benefit package including medical malpractice coverage, CME time and dollars, medical, dental and vision benefits, company paid life insurance, available supplemental insurance plans and 401K plan.



      Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care 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: 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. © 2020 Optum. All rights reserved.



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