Market Medical Director - WellMed Medical Group - Rio Grande Valley, TX
Company: UnitedHealth Group
Posted on: September 19, 2022
A partner of the OptumCare network, WellMed Medical Group (WMG)
is seeking a Market Medical Director for Rio Grande Valley, TX. We
are transforming healthcare nationally while providing
Physician-led care locally. Start doing your lifes best work with
the largest care delivery organization in the world.The Market
Medical Director (MMD) is a key member of the Market Leadership and
Management Team who shares responsibility for decision making and
outcomes in the market with the other members of the market team.
The MMD is responsible for improving the quality and efficiency of
medical care in his/her clinics of responsibility.
Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming
healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values
you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your lifes best
Develops and maintains collegial relationships with employed
physicians to support the business efforts of the organization.
Conducts and directs standardized, functional Patient Care
Coordination (PCC) meetings and ensures patient information is
disseminated to physicians to ensure appropriate patient care is
Implement market specific initiatives and ensures that processes
and procedures are aligned with the business model.
Drives improvement of quality indicators in assigned market by
identifying, directing, and executing continuous quality
improvement activities or processes.
Participates in Committees, as needed.
Collaborates with Market Operations and Provider Relations staff in
Assists in the identification of potential physician practice
acquisitions in assigned market.
Partnering with the Clinical Affordability team to support new
innovative approaches to making healthcare more efficient and
meaningful to PCPs and patients alike; ultimately bending the cost
curve in region
Developing and cascading clinical outcome/improvement messaging to
business units to foster tighter working culture
Helping set agendas/strategies and leading multifaceted teams of
Physician Business Managers, Risk Adjustment RNs, and Quality
Assist driving aligned performance in largely an independently
contracted provider network through the development of meaningful
relationships, financial and quality incentives, best practices,
forward thinking solutions to improve our value proposition to
Assist in the identification and development of current/new best
practices in support of continuous financial and quality
Serve as an integral dyad partner interfacing with Corporate level
support divisions, to include: Quality, Risk Adjustment, Cost and
Performs all other related duties as assigned
What makes an OptumCare organization different?
WellMed is a Medicare Advantage Plan that operates as a health
system focused on Quality/Value Based Outcomes
Our care model limits daily volume to allow our providers the time
needed to provide quality care to their patients
We offer clinical and leadership growth and stability second to
Providers are supported to practice at the peak of their
We are influencing change on a national scale while maintaining the
culture and community of our local care organizations
OptumCare Physician Partnership Plan
401k with match, Executive Savings Plan with Match, and UHG
Employee Stock Purchase Program
Comprehensive Benefits from Optum Partner Services
At WellMed our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative
health care, striving to change the face of health care for
seniors. We're impacting 240,000+ lives, primarily Medicare
eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and
multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management
services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family
of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and
to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong
effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their
dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that
means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your
life's best work.
- Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.), or
- Board certification in Family or Internal Medicine
- Active, unrestricted medical license in Texas or the ability to
obtain one rapidly
- Valid DEA license
- Five or more years of clinical experience, including two or
more years of managed care experience
- Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this
role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster
doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth
Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as
well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of
vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to
ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential
job functions with or without reasonable accommodation.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) fluency
To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and
communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate
companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19
vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some
roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job
function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and
local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client
COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary
information from candidates prior to employment to ensure
compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job
functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet
the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an
employment offer or termination of employment.
The OptumCare Story:
At OptumCare, weve found that putting clinicians at the center of
care is the best way to improve lives. Our physician-led
organization is one of the most dynamic and progressive health care
organizations in the world, serving over 14 million people through
more than 38,000 aligned physicians and 9,000 advanced practice
clinicians. You will find our team working in local clinics,
surgery centers and urgent care centers, within care models focused
on managing risk, higher quality outcomes and driving change
through collaboration and innovation. Learn more about our journey
Would you thrive with OptumCare?
Do you practice evidence-based medicine?
Are you seeking a practice focused on patient-centered quality
care, not volume?
Are you a team player comfortable delegating and empowering
Are you constantly seeking better ways to do things?
Do you want to be part of something better?
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.Required
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