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Hospitalist - Nocturnist

Employer
Optum
Location
Irvine, California
Posted Date
May 14, 2024
Reference
2224210

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Specialty
Hospitalist
Position Type
Permanent

Job Details

Life Changing Work

Want to make a real difference in the lives you touch? LOOK NO FURTHER.

Optum provides management services to multiple long-respected physician groups in Southern California. We are passionate about patients. We are leading the state of California toward better healthcare practices. And we are looking for amazing doctors like you.

As part of our continued growth, Optum is recruiting for Hospitalist - Nocturnist with Centers for Family Medicine to join our team in Orange County. The Clinicians we seek are those who practice medicine with a focus on patient care, not volume. We want our Clinicians to take the time needed to truly address the patient's needs.

If you're looking to join a physician-led community that is making a difference in healthcare, this is the place for you.

Position Highlights:
  • Block Schedule: 7 on / 7 off
  • Schedule: One week Day shifts (7 AM - 7 PM) and one week Night shifts (7 PM - 7 AM) per month
  • Day shifts: Conduct hospital rounds on all patients referred to the service
  • Night shifts: Admitting; Physician to stay at hospital over night
  • Provide patient care in a manner consistent with hospital medical staff by-laws and referring physician requests
  • Communicates with families, referring physicians, specialists, administration and hospital departments in the care and treatment of patients referred to the service
  • Work with hospitals and clinical staff, social services, utilization management and other members of the interdisciplinary teams
  • Collaborates with interdisciplinary team to discuss patients progress, variances and achievement of expected outcomes and plan of care
  • Assumes responsibility to ensure that all necessary documentation is accurate, complete, and timely including medical records, billing/coding and any other such documentation as requested by hospital from time to time
  • 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 your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:
  • Unrestricted California State Medical License
  • Current California DEA certificate
  • BE/BC Internal Medicine
  • Welcome 2024 IM Grads
  • EMR proficient
  • Self-starter with ability to practice with a high degree of independence
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Managed Care and Medi-Cal experience desirable
California Residents Only: The salary range for California residents is $288,631 to $385,254, though this is subject to change with collective bargaining. Salary Range is defined as total cash compensation at target. The actual range and pay mix of base and bonus is variable based upon experience and metric achievement. 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.

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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