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Lead, Family Medicine Physician

Company: Optum
Location: Downey
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Family Practice-Without OB opening in Downey, California. This and other physician jobs brought to you by DocCafe.com

Life Changing WorkWant 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 Clinicians like you.As a part of our continued growth, we are searching for experienced Lead, Family Medicine Physician who shares our vision and values and commitment to providing value-based patient care and ability to contribute and practice in collaborative team environment. This new clinical leadership opportunity will be approximately seventy percent clinical care and thirty percent administration.Clinical care:

  • Examine, diagnose, and treat patients for acute injuries, infections, and illnesses
  • Counsel and educate patients and families about acute and chronic conditions or concerns
  • Document item(s) such as: appropriate chief complaint, past medical, family, and social history, review of systems, examinations, medications, allergies, assessment, and plan
  • Formulate diagnostic and treatment plans, prescribe, and administer medications, therapies, and procedures, order labs and imaging tests to determine and manage an immediate treatment plan and provides advice on follow up
  • Responsible for the coordination of care with specialists and appropriate ancillary services
  • Complete all documentation and paperwork in a timely manner
  • Maintain quality of care standards as defined by the practiceLeadership:
    • Direct and coordinate all clinical activities that impact our patients at designated clinic sites in the community
    • Ensure all clinical services meet regulatory and quality standards and guidelines
    • Work collaboratively with regional leadership team -
    • Participate in interview and hiring process for new clinicians -Requirements:
      • Unrestricted CA Physician License
      • Current CA DEA certificate required prior to start date
      • BE/BC in Family or Internal Medicine
      • Minimum 1 - 3 years' Primary Care experience required; managed care background - preferred
      • Minimum 1 - 2 years of recent leadership experience required
      • Ability to develop positive interaction with patients, families, physicians, administrators, and teammates to effectively care for the patient. - -
      • Fluent in Spanish preferred
      • Excellent communication and time management skills
      • EMR ProficientWe 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.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.About Us: -AppleCare Medical Group; part of Optum. For over the last seventeen years, the multispecialty medical group of independent practices has expanded into new communities, contracted with more hospitals and health plans, and added over fifty new doctors - but the mission has remained the same. Today, AppleCare Medical is comprised of hundreds of boards certified private - practice, independent physicians. Collectively, our physicians have been serving the Southeast area of Los Angeles and Northern Orange County for decades, providing their medical expertise and passion to improving the health of our communities.We're changing health care for the better by improving access to affordable, high quality care, and working together to improve the patient experience. - That takes passion, commitment, intense focus, and the ability to contribute effectively in a highly collaborative team environment. - All this together is your time to do your life's best work. SMDiversity 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.

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