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Job Category:

Healthcare

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

85701

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Outpatient Primary Care Position (FP or IM) - Tucson, AZ

UHG - Tucson, Arizona

Posted: 09/2/2018

At OptumCare, we share what might be seen as a surprisingly simple goal: making the health system work better for everyone. We look for people who relentlessly push themselves to go farther. For these high performers, a position on a team at OptumCare is a natural fit. We offer more than the talent, resources and can-do culture—we offer a place to improve the lives of others while doing your life’s best work.(sm)   As a part of our continued growth, we are searching for a new Primary Care Physician (FP or IM) to join our team at an NCQA Patient - Centered Medical Home with proven 5 star performance on HEDIS metrics and 2017 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award winning practice.    Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manages an adult patient population, employing current evidence based medicine in a collaborative team based approach
  • Examines, diagnoses and treats patients for acute injuries, infections, and illnesses
  • Counsels and educates patients and families about acute and chronic conditions or concerns
  • Documents items such as: chief complaint, past medical, family, and social history, review of systems, examinations, medications, allergies, assessment and plan
  • Formulates diagnostic and treatment plans
  • Prescribes and administers medications, therapies, and procedures
  • Orders lab and imaging tests to determine and manage an immediate treatment plan and provides advice on follow up
  • Responsible for the coordination of care with specialists and appropriate ancillary services
  • Completes all documentation and paperwork in a timely manner
  • Maintains quality of care standards as defined by the practice

Required Qualifications:
  • Active and unrestricted Arizona medical license
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine / Family Medicine
  • Current and unrestricted DEA certificate
  • Effective communication skills
  • Outstanding organization skills and ability to multi-task
  • Takes initiative, is creative, has problem solving ability, is adaptable, and flexible
  • Ability to work without direct supervision and practice autonomously
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of Outpatient Clinic experience
  • Managed Care / IPA / Health Plan experience 
We employ a team if medical professionals such as Nurse Practitioners, Care management / Transitions Team, Clinical Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technician, behavioral health specialists and highly skilled medical assistants to assist the physician in management of their patient population.   We enjoy a highly collaborative work environment whose culture is one of continuous improvement, bottom up management style, low turnover (all of our physicians have been here for more than 10 years), patient-centered, population health management, value and team based care, compassionate, innovative top performers.   Careers with OptumCare. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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. OptumCare, 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: 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 by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
  Job Keywords: MD, DO, Internal Medicine, IM, Family Medicine, Family Practice, FM, Managed Care, Tucson, AZ

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