Primary Care Physician - Family or Internal Medicine - Lakeview Family Medicine Center - Littleton,

Employer
Optum
Location
Littleton, Colorado
Posted
Sep 13, 2022
Ref
2113139
Specialty
Family Medicine
Position Type
Permanent
Optum Colorado is looking for a BC/BE Family or Internal Medicine Physician for our Lakeview Family Medicine.

We believe the Primary Care Physician is the foundation of every highly functioning and affordable healthcare delivery team. This position will see all ages. We are open Family Medicine physicians that are passionate about providing high-quality care and building deep relationships with their patients. Our care model tracks results and gives our doctors incentives to deliver better care.

Our approach to care uses the primary care provider's office as the center of a patient's care. Our providers work as a team, coordinating with specialists, nutritionists, social workers, behavioral health professionals, pharmacist clinicians, and many others. The full care team includes nurses, medical assistants, and ancillary staff that work with you to ensure you are able to practice at "Peak Of License".

To learn more about Optum's Value-Based Care Model: Click Here

Optum is a family of more than 53,000 doctors and 1,450 neighborhood clinics across the country. We work together to help over 19 million people live healthier lives - in-person or virtually. Our goal as an organization is to transform healthcare nationally, while providing Physician-led care locally. Our distinctive culture and set of capabilities enable independent physicians to succeed in value-based models of care and fulfill the Quadruple Aim of high-quality, high-value services, and outstanding patient and provider experience. To learn more about our growing presence: Click Here

Optum is the largest employer of providers.
  • $5.1B invested annually in technology and innovation.
  • 99% of Optum Care's MA patients will be in 4-star plans or better by 2023.
  • Optum serves approximately 9 out of 10 U.S. hospitals and 9 out of 10 Fortune 100 employers.
  • Optum is the technology-focused and care-delivery arm of UnitedHealth Group.
  • UHG is ranked 5th of the Fortune 500.
  • The largest healthcare company in the world according to Forbes.
  • Seventh largest company by revenue in the world.

See how we are improving our communities.

Optum HouseCalls in-home assessments are now available in all 50 states. Learn how implementing a holistic approach can help improve health outcomes and quality measures for Medicare Advantage members: Click Here

The Optum Care Partnership Program for Physicians is designed to reward, recognize, and develop physicians and provides multiple tracks for career development. Partners and Distinguished Partners are invited to attend a once-a-year Partnership Forum hosted by Optum and focused on creating engagement for providers across the country. Whether you want to be the next clinical leader at Optum or a stronger clinician, this program will support your career desires.

Position Highlights:
  • EMR - Allscripts
  • Dragon is available if requested
  • Practice Manager on-site
  • Dedicated support, so clinicians can focus on practicing at "Peak of License".
  • Each clinician has a dedicated MA
  • Possibility of 4-day work week; depending upon location.
  • 36 Patient Contact Hours / 4 Admin Hours
  • 2000 Average Patient Panel per Physician
  • Procedures are welcome but not required
  • Weekday Call: Average once a month/starting at 8pm
  • Weekend Call: Average 1 to 2 weekends every 6 months
  • Average/Goal of 18 - 22 patients per day
  • The culture is one of cohesion and clinic transformation.
  • We are influencing change on a national scale while still maintaining the culture and community or our local organizations.



As an employer of choice, we offer a full comprehensive range of benefits and attractive compensation package:
  • Guaranteed base salary for two years
  • Quality and productivity bonuses available
  • Competitive sign-on bonus
  • Med/Den/Vis, STD, LTD, 401k with match
  • Professional liability at no cost to clinician
  • PTO accrual model with the ability to borrow future PTO
  • CME Reimbursement & Time Off
  • Stock Purchase Option/Executive Savings Plan
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Bright Horizons Back-Up Care™: In-home back-up child and adult/elder care
  • Bright Horizons College Coach™: Tuition Payment Planning & More
  • Stride Well-being Programs to help with health and lifestyle goals
  • Physician Partnership Program
Primary Responsibilities:
  • As a Primary Care Physician, you will provide full scope primary care services.
  • Examine diagnose and treat patients for acute and chronic conditions or concerns injuries, infections, and illnesses
  • Counsel and educate patients and families about acute and chronic conditions or concerns
  • Complete timely and thorough documentation using our EMR system
  • Formulate diagnostic and treatment plans
  • Prescribe and administer medications, therapies, and procedures
  • Order lab and imaging tests to determine and manage an immediate treatment plan and provide advice on follow up
  • Responsible for the coordination of care with specialists and appropriate ancillary services
  • Completes all documentation and paperwork in a timely manner
  • Maintain quality of care standards as defined by the practice
  • Supervise Physician Assistants / Nurse Practitioners as needed

Required Qualifications:
  • M.D. or D.O.
  • Must have completed an accredited residency in Family Medicine
  • Must be board certified in FM or Board Eligible for Medical Residents
  • Active Colorado Medical License or ability to obtain prior to employment
  • Active DEA or ability to obtain prior to employment
  • 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:
  • Experience in providing patient care under a population health model
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.

OptumCare provides administrative and business support services to both owned and affiliated medical practices which are part of OptumCare. Each medical practice part and their physician employees have complete authority with regards to all medical decision-making and patient care. OptumCare's support services do not interfere with or control the practice of medicine by the medical practices or any of their physicians.

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $225,900 to $315,100. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

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.

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