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UnitedHealth Group

Hospitalist Physician - WellMed Networks, Inc - Austin, TX

Healthcare

Pediatric Hospitalist

No

Austin, Texas, United States

A partner of the OptumCare network, WellMed Networks, Inc (WNI) is seeking a hospitalist to join our team in Austin, TX in our South Pod. We are transforming healthcare nationally while providing Physician-led care locally. Start doing your life’s best work with the largest care delivery organization in the world.

Position Highlights

  • Hospitalist leads a collaborative and comprehensive health care team
  • Only follow patients from a single payor system
  • 100% of patients will have a WellMed primary care provider
  • “Quality vs. Quantity Model” – Typical census per hospitalist is 13 to 15 patients per day
  • Patient panel is limited to geriatrics with Medicare Advantage coverage
  • Bonus metrics are vastly based on quality

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 Annual Quality Incentive with a target of $50,000
  • OptumCare Physician Partnership Plan
  • 401k with match, Executive Savings Plan with Match, and UHG Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Comprehensive Benefits from Optum Provider 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.

Required Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.)
  • Board certification or eligibility in Family or Internal Medicine
  • Active, unrestricted medical license in Texas
  • Valid DEA license
  • Ability to work 12 hour days on a regular basis

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) fluency
  • A working understanding and support of a managed care environment

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.

Would you thrive with OptumCare?

  • Do you practice evidence-based medicine?
  • Are you seeking a practice focused on patient-centered quality care, not volume?
  • Are you a team player – comfortable delegating and empowering teams?
  • Are you constantly seeking better ways to do things?
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