Physician - Portland, OR

Portland, Oregon
Mar 16, 2023
Internal Medicine
Position Type
Careers at GreenField Health, part of the Optum and UnitedHealth Group family of businesses. Greenfield Health is a comprehensive medical care provider in Portland, Oregon. We have a membership-based practice model that allows us to cultivate deep relationships with our patients as we provide them with impeccable service and ensure high reliability in our clinical care as well as our advocacy services. Join a team that is innovative and passionate, taking a holistic and proactive approach towards healing while working in a culture that embraces work-life balance. Help us continue to revolutionize our practice as we strive to recalibrate how health care is delivered and experienced. Make a difference in the lives of others as you do your life's best work.(sm)

An exempt position responsible for practicing continuity primary care medicine. Physicians will care for a panel of patients and provide reliable, high quality and efficient care in the context of trusting relationships. Physicians will partner with the GreenField team to provide a high level of service to patients. Current primary care areas include family medicine, adolescent medicine and internal medicine.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Conducts patient histories, physical exams, assessments and develop plans for care. Consults with colleagues when appropriate
  • Develops relationships with patients
  • Counsels patients on preventive health care and self-management
  • Manages a panel of patients. Provides comprehensive care through direct face to face visits as well as phone calls and secure messaging
  • Contributes to a positive collaborative culture and supports improvement work
  • Documents care in the medical record in a complete and timely manner
  • Responds to medical emergencies including use of CPR
  • Shares call duty providing 24/7 for GreenField patients
  • Participates in clinical infection prevention by daily cleaning of the clinic
  • Maintains safe, secure and health work environments by following and enforcing standards and procedures, complying with legal regulations
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping patient care information confidential
  • Enhances health care practice reputation by taking ownership, showing flexibility by accomplishing new and different requests, exploring opportunities to add value to job performance
  • Attends all team meetings and is an active participant
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:
  • Graduation of an accredited college or university with a Doctor of Medicine degree. Successful completed of an approved residency
  • Board certification in specialist or practice required. Must maintain state licensure and DEA certificate. Current AHA BLS certification
  • Ability to assess quality patient care
  • Ability to work with confidential material without betraying the trust of patients, families, clinicians or staff
  • Quantitative focus, creates a fact based, no blame culture
  • Skills in providing diagnostic, preventative and or therapeutic services to patients
  • Customer focused
  • Familiar with anatomy, pharmacology, pathophysiology, clinical medicine and physical diagnosis
  • Knowledge of patient assessment techniques including taking medical histories, performing physicals, evaluating health status including state of wellness, and compliance with care recommendations
  • Knowledge of diagnosing and treating medical problems and developing care plans
  • Knowledge of documentation in medical records in confidential manner
  • Ability to make responsible decisions with scope of their specialty
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues and specialists
  • Ability to educate patients, families, and staff in an effective manner
  • Ability to demonstrate eye-hand coordination, full range of motion, and manual dexterity
  • Ability to use MS Office and electronic medical record efficiently
  • Skill in gathering and analyzing physiological, socioeconomic and emotional patient data
  • Skill in accurately evaluating and sometimes patient problems in person or via phone or secure messaging and providing appropriate advice, intervention, or referral
  • Skill in developing/revising patient care plan based on patient status
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 2+ years of experience
  • Ability to communicate with others effectively both orally and in writing in working out solutions to problems or questions relating to the practice
  • Ability to establish rapport and gain confidence in others (clinicians, patients and partners in the community)
  • Ability to function as a team member
Essential Physical Functions:
  • Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to hear and speak verbal instructions
  • Ability to read and write coherently

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.

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

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

Job Keywords: Physician, Practicing Physicians, Portland, OR, Oregon, Greenfield Health

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