Physician Family Practice - Post Acute

Tucson, AZ

full-time
Outpatient

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Examines, diagnoses and treats patients in Skilled Nursing Facilities within the greater Tucson area
  • Coordinates care and coverage with the SNF team Nurse Practitioners
  • 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 or eligible in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine
  • Current and unrestricted DEA certificate
  • Ability to see patients in the SNF setting on a daily basis
  • Ability to share in the weekend coverage rotation (compensated)
  • Outstanding organization skills and ability to multi-task
  • Takes Initiative, 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
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of SNF experience
  • Managed Care/IPA/Health Plan experience
  • Certified Medical Director


Posted December 20, 2021