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Palliative Home Care Physician- Tampa- Sign-On Bonus $50k

Employer
Optum
Location
Tampa, Florida
Posted Date
May 7, 2024
Reference
2174208

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Specialty
Palliative Care
Position Type
Permanent

Job Details

A partner of the OptumCare network, WellMed Medical Group (WMG) is seeking an internal medicine or family medicine physician to join our Home and Supportive Care Team in Florida. This role is based out of Tampa, FL. We are transforming healthcare nationally while providing Physician-led care locally. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

Position Highlights
  • Practice with a multi-disciplinary team of health care providers that may include, but is not limited to, Family Practice and/or Internal Medicine Physicians, Nurse Practitioners and/or Physician Assistants, RN Case Managers, social workers, and clinic staff.
  • Our model is designed to provide a comprehensive, coordinated model of care to a predominantly Medicare-aged population.
  • 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.
  • Diagnoses and treats both acute and chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, kidney disease and other chronic medical conditions.
  • The physician will also 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 and end of life care and serious illness discussions.
  • Prescribes pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions.
  • Offering $50k SIGN-ON Bonus
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 Quality Incentive with a target of $50,000/yr
  • 401k with match, Executive Savings Plan, Physician Partnership Program, 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
At 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)

Required Qualifications:
  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.)
  • Board certification or eligible in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine
  • Active, unrestricted medical license in Florida
  • Valid DEA license
  • Reliable transportation
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Home health experience
  • Palliative or Hospice experience
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) proficiency
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 a 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 over 14 million people through more than 38,000 aligned physicians and 9,000 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 here.

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.

Company

As the largest network of medical groups in the country, Optum serves patients from coast to coast. Our more than 80,000 aligned physicians and advanced practice clinicians are working together to improve health care through:

Caring: We provide stability, flexibility and other resources that help you be your best.

Connecting: Harness the power of our national reach to make an impact on your community. Collaborate with our expansive network of fellow clinicians to discover new ways to deliver care.

Growing together: Get the resources you need to better serve your patients — and your career. No matter what direction you want, your career path at Optum is limitless.

Optum is a truly remarkable place to practice medicine.

Join the thousands of physicians who are
Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

Learn more at WorkAtOptum.com/Providers

 

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