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Primary Care Physician - WellMed Medical Group - Harlingen, TX

Company: Optum
Location: Harlingen
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

A partner of the Optum Care network, WellMed Medical Group, is seeking an internal medicine or family medicine physician to join our North Harlingen Clinic in the Harlingen, TX MSA. -At Optum, we are transforming healthcare nationally while providing Physician-led care locally. -Work with the largest care delivery organization in the world and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Position Highlights:

Lead a multi-disciplinary team of heath care providers

Our model is designed to provide the most efficient, comprehensive, and proven care techniques to treat the whole patient - physically, mentally, and socially - at each visit

"Quality vs. Quantity Model" - Typically see 14 to 16 patients per day

Patient panel is predominately geriatrics with Medicare Advantage coverage

Bonus incentives are based on quality metrics

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 none

Providers are supported to practice at the peak of their license

We are influencing change on a national scale while maintaining the culture and community of our local care organizations

Compensation/Benefits Highlights:

Base Salary plus Annual Quality Incentive with a target of $50,000

OptumCare Physician Partnership Plan

401k with match, Executive Savings Plan, and UHG Employee Stock Purchase Program

Comprehensive Benefits from Optum Partner Services

About WellMed:

At WellMed our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. -WellMed has more than 22,000+ primary care physicians, hospitalists, specialists, and advanced practice clinicians who excel in caring for 900,000+ older adults across Texas and Florida.

Required Qualifications:

Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.), or M.B.B.S

Board certification or eligibility in Family or Internal Medicine

Active, unrestricted medical license in Texas

Valid DEA license

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.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bilingual (English/Spanish) fluency

A working understanding and support of a managed care environment

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, we've 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 almost 20 million people through more than 64,000 aligned physicians and 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 - www.workatoptum.com/provider .

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 teams?

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.

Keywords: Optum, Harlingen , Primary Care Physician - WellMed Medical Group - Harlingen, TX, Healthcare , Harlingen, Texas

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