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Home & Supportive Care Physician - WellMed Medical Group - McAllen, TX

Company: WellMed Medical Mgmt, Inc
Location: Mcallen
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

A partner of the Optum Care network, WellMed Medical Group is seeking a physician to join our Home & Supportive Care team in Hidalgo County, based out of McAllen, Texas.

Position Highlights:

      • Practice with a multi-disciplinary team of health care providers that includes, Physicians, APC's, RN Case Managers, social workers, and clinic staff.
      • Our model is designed to provide a comprehensive, coordinated model of care to a predominantly Medicare-aged population.
      • Primarily manage care in the patient's home; however, care may require an office or other facility setting depending on the needs of the patient.
      • Diagnose and treat both acute and chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, kidney disease and other chronic medical conditions.
      • Treat acute conditions such as minor injuries and other acute medical conditions such as infections or exacerbations of chronic diseases.
      • Facilitate patient and family decision making regarding treatment decisions and end of life care and serious illness discussions.
      • Prescribe pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions. 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
            • 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. Start with 160 hours PTO in first year, plus 5 days for CME, and 9 paid holidays
            • Our care model limits daily volume to allow our providers the time needed to provide quality care to their patients
            • We offer clinical and leadership growth and stability second to none
            • Providers are supported to practice at the peak of their license
            • We are influencing change on a national scale while maintaining the culture and community of our local care organizations Compensation/Benefits Highlights:
                  • Base salary plus annual quality bonus with a target of $50,000
                  • 401k with match and UHG Employee Stock Purchase Program
                  • Liability coverage that doesn't require tail coverage
                  • Student Loan Repayment Program
                  • OptumCare Physician Partnership Plan
                  • 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
                        • Bilingual (English/Spanish) fluency
                        • Valid DEA license
                        • Valid Driver's license and reliable transportation Preferred Qualifications:
                              • Fellowship training in Palliative Care and/or Geriatrics
                              • 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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