Outpatient Primary Care Physician - WellMed Medical Group - Corpus Christi, TX

Sinton, TX


Job Highlights

  • Top pick in specialty
  • A partner of the Optum Care network, WellMed Medical Group is seeking an internal medicine or family medicine physician to join our Sinton clinic in Corpus Christi, TX.

    Position Highlights:

    • Quality vs. quantity – typically see 14 to 16 patients per day (30 min per visit)
    • Instead of RVU or volume metrics, our physicians are measured and rewarded on quality of care (most physicians earn $50,000 bonuses, paid semi-annually)
    • Start with 160 hours PTO in first year, plus 5 days for CME, and the clinics are closed for 8 national holidays
    • Strong clinical support team that includes NPs, PAs, RNs, LVNs, MAs, scribes, nurse educators, case managers, clinic administrators, referral managers, coders, centralized scheduling, nurse advice line, and robust IT
    • Collaborate with our primary care physicians (IM & FM), hospitalists, and network of employed/contracted sub-specialists

    What makes an OptumCare organization different?

    • WellMed is mostly a Medicare Advantage Plan that operates as a health system focused on quality/value-based outcomes
    • Physician, heal thyself! Our providers are the absolute best in caring for our patients, and we believe that our providers must also have time to care for themselves and their families
    • Most of our physician leaders began their careers in our clinics, developing clinical and leadership growth opportunities for you
    • We are influencing change on a national scale while maintaining the culture and community of our local care organizations
    • We recognize that we are better together, and collaboration is the key to healthier patients and an invigorating work environment

    Compensation/Benefits Highlights:

    • Base salary plus annual quality bonus with a target of $50,000
    • 401k with match, Executive Savings Plan, and UHG Employee Stock Purchase Program
    • LTD and STD insurance at no cost to you
    • Liability coverage that doesn’t require tail coverage ever
    • Student Loan Repayment Program
    • OptumCare Physician Partnership Plan
    • More comprehensive benefits from Optum Partner Services

    About WellMed:

    At WellMed our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. WellMed has more than 22,000+ primary care physicians, hospitalists, specialists, and advanced practice clinicians who excel in caring for 900,000+ older adults across Texas and Florida.

    Required Qualifications:

    • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.), or M.B.B.S
    • Board certification or eligibility in internal medicine or family medicine
    • Active, unrestricted medical license in Texas or the ability to obtain prior to employment
    • Valid DEA license

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Bilingual (English/Spanish) fluency
    • A working understanding and support of a managed care environment

    Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an 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.

    OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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    Posted April 14, 2024

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