Family Medicine Physician - #740275

UnitedHealth Group


Date: 01/14/2022 14:00 PM

City: La Palma, California

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Life Changing Work

Want to make a real difference in the lives you touch? LOOK NO FURTHER.

Optum is a physician-led, close-knit team that has been long-respected in Southern California. We are passionate about patients. We are leading the state of California toward better healthcare practices. And we are looking for amazing Clinicians like you.

As a part of our continued growth, we are recruiting for Family Medicine Physician who shares our vision and values and commitment to providing value-based patient care and ability to contribute in collaborative team environment.

Position Details:

  • Clinic Location: Whittier
  • Schedule: Monday - Friday; outpatient based only
  • Outpatient: Office consults, annual visits and follow up appointments; preventative care and chronic disease management. Perform in office procedures
  • Comfortable seeing patients of all ages; newborns to seniors
  • Average Patients per day: 20 patients
  • Office and Medical Assistant support

We offer a competitive salary, bonus plan and comprehensive benefit package including medical malpractice coverage, CME time and dollars, medical, dental and vision benefits, company paid life insurance, available supplemental insurance plans and 401K plan

Required Qualifications:

  • Unrestricted CA Physician License
  • Current CA DEA certificate required prior to start date
  • BE/BC in Family Medicine (or IM/Peds)
  • Welcome new 2022 FM or IM/Peds Grads
  • Ability to develop positive interaction with patients, families, physicians, administrators, and teammates to effectively care for the patient
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Current BLS, ACLS certification
  • EMR Proficient
  • 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

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 Us:

AppleCare Medical Group; part of Optum. For over the last seventeen years, the multispecialty medical group of independent practices has expanded into new communities, contracted with more hospitals and health plans, and added over fifty new doctors - but the mission has remained the same. Today, AppleCare Medical is comprised of hundreds of boards certified private - practice, independent physicians. Collectively, our physicians have been serving the Southeast area of Los Angeles and Northern Orange County for decades, providing their medical expertise and passion to improving the health of our communities

We’re changing health care for the better by improving access to affordable, high quality care, and working together to improve the patient experience. That takes passion, commitment, intense focus, and the ability to contribute effectively in a highly collaborative team environment. All this together is your time to do y our life’s best work. (sm)

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Optum and its affiliated medical practices are 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. Optum and its affiliated medical practices is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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