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Physician Team Lead - Black Canyon/Bethany Home

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Mesa
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

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As a part of our continued growth, we are searching for a Primary Care Physician Lead to join our team

Primary Responsibilities:

  • The Physician lead is a member of the clinic leadership team who provides leadership direction to the POD physicians and staff while working closely with the clinic administrator and Associate Medical Director
  • Responsible for planning, implementation and monitoring process improvements, implementing new pathways, referral guideline and chronic disease programs, and monitoring quantification of outcomes and timelines for the department
  • The Physician Lead will continue to have clinical responsibilities in addition to their administrative role

    You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

    Required Qualifications:
    • Active and unrestricted Arizona medical license
    • Board certified or Board Eligible in Internal or Family Medicine
    • Current and unrestricted DEA certificate
    • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation.

      Preferred Qualifications:
      • 3+ years of Outpatient Clinic experience
      • Managed Care/IPA/Health Plan experience
      • Effective communication skills
      • Ability to work without direct supervision and practice autonomously
      • Ability to work in fast-paced environment

        To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

        About OptumCare:

        At OptumCare, we've found that putting clinicians at the center of care is the best way to improve lives. Our physician-led organization is one of the most dynamic and progressive health care organizations in the world, serving over 17 million people through more than 45,000 aligned physicians and 9,000 advanced practice clinicians. You will find our team working in local clinics, surgery centers and urgent care centers, within care models focused on managing risk, higher quality outcomes and driving change through collaboration and innovation. Learn more at .

        Would you thrive with OptumCare?
        • Do you practice evidence-based medicine?
        • Are you seeking a practice focused on patient-centered quality care, not volume?
        • Are you a team player - comfortable delegating and empowering teams?
        • Are you constantly seeking better ways to do things?
        • Do you want to be part of something better?

          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.

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, Mesa , Physician Team Lead - Black Canyon/Bethany Home, Healthcare , Mesa, Arizona

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