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Outpatient Primary Care Physician - WellMed - Corpus Christi, TX

Company: Optum
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Family Practice-Without OB opening in Corpus Christi, Texas. This and other physician jobs brought to you by

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
life's best work.(sm)

As part of the
multi-disciplinary team, the Primary Care Physician (PCP) will provide primary
medical diagnostic and therapeutic care and service, referring consultations
for specialty care, and education and preventive care advice to all patients
served. The PCP performance will be tracked and comparatively reported
using metrics related to the strategic direction and operational needs of the


The PCP is expected to be able
to provide care consistent with their licensure and/or certification
Provides diagnosis, treatment,
therapy and management of patients according to current standards of care
Utilizes managed care processes
for cost-effective and efficient use of lab, radiology and extended
service providers, including specialists, hospitals, skilled nursing
providers, and other ancillary services
Completes timely and
comprehensive medical documentation in EMR systems according to company
Participates with peers,
employed specialists, such as dermatology, podiatry, and wound care for
the comprehensive care of the WellMed patient
Conducts or directs education
effective communications to patients, families, and other health care
Conducts educational activities
for organization's physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners,
and their ancillary staff for the purposes of education and patient care
Participates in business and
patient care meetings
Performs all other related
duties as assigned

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: Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.) Board certification or eligibility in Family Practice or Internal Medicine Current, unrestricted Texas Medical License Valid DEA This position requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctor's diagnosis of disease You will be provisioned with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and are required to perform this role with patients and members on site, as this is an essential function of this role Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained Preferred Qualifications: Bilingual (English/Spanish) proficiency Possess a working understanding and support of a managed care environment Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and maintain relationships with various health plans Careers with 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.(sm) Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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. UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. Job Keywords: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Geriatric, Primary, care, physician, PCP, doctor, MD, DEA, osteopathy, Texas, TX

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Keywords: Optum, Corpus Christi , Outpatient Primary Care Physician - WellMed - Corpus Christi, TX, Healthcare , Corpus Christi, Texas

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