Primary Care Float Physician - Optum - Tampa, FL

Tampa, FL


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Consistently exhibits behavior and communication skills that demonstrate commitment to superior customer service, including quality and care and concern with each and every internal and external customer
  • Represents the Company in a professional manner, following all Company policies and procedures
  • Uses, protects, and discloses patients’ protected health information (PHI) only in accordance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards
  • Recommends, orders, and evaluates diagnostic studies and therapeutic interventions
  • Conducts comprehensive or episodic health assessments of patients with acute or chronic health problems in order to establish medical diagnoses
  • Monitors medical, radiographic, laboratory and any other diagnostic parameters associated with patient care
  • Monitors therapeutic procedures, assess and manage/modify follow-up plans
  • Prescribes and regulates medications in accordance with Florida Statutes
  • Records and documents health appraisal data necessary to maintain and coordinate health care needs and maintain a medical record
  • Consults and refers to other health care providers as indicated by individual patient needs
  • Conducts patient assessments including triage; educates patients on preventive health care (to include family/next of kin) and acute care follow-up as needed
  • Diagnoses and treats emergency conditions in accordance with BCLS guidelines as indicated
  • Performs other duties as required

Required Qualifications:

  • MD/DO degree from accredited medical school and residency in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine
  • Current and Unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Florida
  • Current and Unrestricted DEA certificate
  • Board eligible or board certified. If eligible, able to achieve and maintain certification within 2 years of joining the company
  • Working knowledge of basic primary care principles, theory and practice and ability to stay current with recent developments

Posted July 7, 2022