HealthCare Partners is looking for a Full-Time Palliative Care Physician to join our team

Torrance, CA

Key Info



HealthCare Partners is looking for a Full-Time Palliative Care Physician to join our team in Torrance, CA. 

Position Details:

  • Clinician to join our newly redesigned Palliative Care Program
  • Plenty of growth and leadership opportunities
  • M-F : 8am - 5pm
  • Average Patients Per Day ~10-12 PPD | 60 mins for new patients and 30 min follow up appointments
  • Patient Mix : >65 with chronic medical conditions eg. CHF, COPD, Diabetes
  • No weekends or nights required but must be open to being on call
  • Shared call with all high-risk providers, one weekend every 15 weeks but do not need to be homebound
  • Majority office setting but will do some home, SNF, Hospital visits
  • Care Partner or Social Worker assigned to each patient depending on needs
  • NP, MA, LVN, and Pharmacist to clinic panel size of 300 patients


  • Unrestricted CA State Medical License
  • Current CA DEA certificate
  • BC/BE in IM or FM

Preferences :

  • Critical Care, Palliative, or Geriatrics Boarded MD/DO with previous experience highly preferred
  • Previous experience in a managed care setting and working with chronically ill patients
  • Medical Spanish preferred but not required


  • Robust Benefits Package and Bonuses
  • Leadership Pathways and Partnership
  • Supplemental Compensation
  • CME Reimbursement and Related Time Off
  • Paid License Renewals
  • Malpractice Tail Coverage
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Employee Wellness Program

Optum and its affiliated medical practices are Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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. Optum and its affiliated medical practices is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Posted August 7, 2020


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