Home Health & Supportive Care Physician - WellMed - Corpus Christi, TX
Location: Corpus Christi, Texas
Internal Number: 117343877
A partner of the Optum Care network, WellMed Medical Group, is seeking a primary care physician to join our Home & Supportive Care team in Corpus Christi, TX. 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)
Practice with a multi-disciplinary team of heath care providers that includes Primary Care Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, RN Case Managers, social workers, and clinic staff
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
Primarily manage care in the patient’s home; however, care may require an office or other facility setting depending on the needs of the patient
Provide care for some of our sickest patients – patients whose needs are beyond what our care management and clinic-based resources can provide, but whom hospice services are not appropriate
Diagnose and treats both acute and chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, kidney disease and other chronic medical conditions
Treat acute conditions such as minor injuries and other acute medical conditions such as infections or exacerbations of chronic diseases
Facilitates patient and family decision making regarding treatment decisions, end of life care, and serious illness discussions
Prescribes pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions
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
Base Salary plus Annual Quality Incentive with a target of $50,000
Optum Care Advanced Provider Clinician Partnership Plan
401k with match and UHG Employee Stock Purchase Program
160 hours of PTO, 40 hours CME, and clinics are closed for 8 national holidays
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.
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 or the ability to obtain one prior to employment
Comfortable managing a primarily Medicare-aged patient population
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
Home health experience
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.