Lead Physician - Primary Care | Focus on Patient Care with Optum

Long Beach, CA


Position Details:

  • Primary Clinic Location: Optum– Willow (2600 Redondo Avenue, LB)
  • Position will be approximately .7 FTE clinical and .3 FTE leadership / administrative role
  • Clinical:
    • Patient Schedule: Average of 18 - 20 patients per day
    • Initial consults, follow up appointments; office procedures, outpatient setting only
    • Established patient panel; primarily adult and senior patient base
  • Leadership:
    • Direct and coordinate all clinical activities that impact our patients at three designated clinic sites in Long Beach community
    • Ensure all clinical services meet regulatory and quality standards and guidelines
    • Work collaboratively with regional leadership team and clinical Pod Lead 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 Medicine or Internal Medicine
  • Minimum 2-3 years’ Primary Care experience req’d; managed care background preferred
  • Comfortable seeing newborns to geriatric age patients
  • 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.
  • Physician engagement, mentor and coach clinicians
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • EMR Proficient

Posted April 7, 2021