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Internal Medicine /Family Practice - Physician


Family Practice/Primary Care


Northridge, California, United States

Come join our Team at Optum where we believe in providing quality of life to our clinicians. We offer excellent work life balance with no pager, no call, no weekend coverage. We are looking for an Internal Medicine or Family Practice Board Certified Primary Care Physician in our Northridge, CA office. The Northridge office is a multi-specialty office where you will be well supported with a 2 medical assistant care team approach to patient care to further your professional growth and fulfillment .We believe in a care team approach with patient liaisons , case managers , social workers and health educators available to assist with your patient needs.

Optum is a physician-led, close-knit team that has been long-respected in Southern California. We are passionate about patients. We are leading the state of California toward better healthcare practices. The Optum family is composed of 60,000 physicians in 2,000 locations nationwide. Together we help 20 million people live healthier lives!

We offer competitive fair market compensation with Sign On Bonus, Loan Repayment for new graduates and comprehensive benefit package including:

  • Medical malpractice coverage and tail policy
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and holidays
  • CME time and CME dollars
  • 401K benefits
  • Health insurance (medical, dental and vision benefits, company paid life insurance)
  • Annual Merit increase
  • PCP incentive plan

Position Details:

  • Clinic Location: Northridge, CA
  • Outpatient: Primary Care with a 20 /40 schedule. NO CALL REQUIREMENTS, NO URGENT CARE MANDATORY SHIFTS
  • Administrative time -40 minutes built into the schedule daily
  • Patients per day :16-18
  • Appointment Schedule: Monday – Friday 8 to 5 pm; 40 / 20 minutes for consults and follow up appointments
  • Comfortable seeing pediatric to geriatric aged patients; general in office procedures
  • Two Medical Assistant to support Physician; rooming patients, vitals, RX refills, follow up appointments

Required Qualifications:

  • Unrestricted CA Physician License
  • Current CA DEA certificate required prior to start date
  • BE/BC Family Medicine / Internal Medicine
  • Welcome 2023 Family Medicine/internal Medicine Grads
  • Current BLS, ACLS certification
  • EMR Proficient
  • Excellent communication skills and time management
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement 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

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, 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

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit package including medical malpractice coverage and tail policy, generous Paid Time Off (PTO) and holidays, CME time and dollars, medical, dental and vision benefits, company paid life insurance, bonus potential.

We’re changing health care for the better by improving access to affordable, high-quality care, and working together to improve the patient experience.  That takes passion, commitment, intense focus, and the ability to contribute effectively to a highly collaborative team environment.  All this together is your time to do your life’s best work. SM

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer 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.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.