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Site Lead Physician

Company: Optum
Location: Downey
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

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

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 Clinicians like you.


As a part of our continued growth, we are searching for experienced Site Lead Physician who shares our vision and values and commitment to providing value-based patient care and ability to contribute in collaborative team environment.


Position Details:
Position will be approximately eighty percent clinical care and twenty 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 practice

    Leadership:

    • 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 – 3 years of recent leadership experience required
      • Ability to develop positive interaction with patients, families, physicians, administrators and teammates in order to effectively care for the patient.
      • Excellent communication and time management skills
      • EMR Proficient



        About Us:
        AppleCare Medical Group; part of OptumCare. 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 board 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 of this together is your time 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.







        Keyphrases: family medicine jobs, family practice jobs, family practitioner jobs, family medicine specialist jobs

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