Site Lead Physician | Focus on Patient Care with Optum

Downey, CA


Position Details:

Position will be approximately eighty percent clinical care and twenty percent administration.

Clinical care:

  • Examine, diagnose and treat patients for acute injuries, infections, and illnesses
  • Counsel and educate patients and families about acute and chronic conditions or concerns
  • Document item(s) such as: appropriate chief complaint, past medical, family, and social history, review of systems, examinations, medications, allergies, assessment and plan
  • Formulate diagnostic and treatment plans, prescribe and administer medications, therapies, and procedures, order labs 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
  • Complete all documentation and paperwork in a timely manner
  • Maintain quality of care standards as defined by the practice


  • Direct and coordinate all clinical activities that impact our patients at designated clinic sites in the community
  • Ensure all clinical services meet regulatory and quality standards and guidelines
  • Work collaboratively with regional leadership team
  • Participate in interview and hiring process for new clinicians


  • Unrestricted CA Physician License
  • Current CA DEA certificate required prior to start date
  • BE/BC in Family or Internal Medicine
  • Minimum 1 - 3 years’ Primary Care experience required; managed care background preferred
  • Minimum 1 – 3 years of recent leadership experience required
  • Ability to develop positive interaction with patients, families, physicians, administrators and teammates in order to effectively care for the patient.
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • EMR Proficient

Posted May 10, 2021