Palliative Care Physician | Focus on Patient Care with Optum

Los Angeles, CA


Position Details * Clinician to join our newly redesigned Palliative Care Program * Plenty of growth and leadership opportunities * Monday - Friday : 8am - 5pm * Average Patients Per Day ~10-12 PPD | 60 mins for new patients and 30 min follow up appointments * Patient Mix : Adult patients with advanced cancers and patients >65 with end-stage chronic medical conditions e.g., CHF, COPD * No weekend or after hours clinics but phone call coverage required in rotation with other clinicians * A majority of the time will be spent between an office setting and visiting patients in a home setting * Dedicated support staff : Care Partner or Social Worker assigned to each patient depending on needs

Requirements * Unrestricted California State Medical License * Current California DEA certificate * BC/BE in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine * 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.

Preferences * ​Critical Care, Palliative, or Geriatrics Boarded MD/DO with previous experience highly preferred * Previous experience in a managed care setting and working with medically complex patients * Medical Spanish preferred but not required

Benefits * 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

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

Optum is a physician-led, close-knit team that has been long-respected in Southern California. We are passionate about patients. We ....

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Posted September 14, 2021

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