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Physician, Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF)


Last Updated: 5/21/22

Job Description

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 doctors like you.

As part of our continued growth we are recruiting for Per Diem Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Physician. The clinicians we seek are those who practice medicine with a focus on patient care, not volume. We want our clinicians to take the time needed to truly address the patient’s needs.

Position Details:

  • Region: Cover contracted Skilled Nursing facilities in Orange County

  • Per Diem Schedule: Varied shifts; approximately eight shifts per month including occasional weekend shifts (7 AM – 5 PM)

  • Admissions, rounding and manage patients, assessments, follow up care

  • Coordinate and ensure safe and timely discharges

  • Collaborate with care management team

  • Round on patients in long term care setting and monitor high risk patients

  • Work with Hospitalists and interdisciplinary teams

  • Complete annual wellness visits for patients in SNF and long-term care settings


  • Unrestricted California State Medical License

  • Current California DEA certificate

  • BE/BC in Internal Medicine

  • Minimum 1-3 years inpatient / post-acute experience

  • EMR proficient

  • Travel to multiple facilities in designated region

We offer competitive per diem rate plus medical malpractice coverage, eligibility for 401K plan.

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.

About Us:

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 your 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.

Company Details

Eden Prairie, Minnesota, United States
Mission We are committed to introducing innovative approaches, products and services that can improve personal health and promote healthier populations in local communities.  Business model From its flexible delivery models to multi-payer strategy, OptumCare® is approaching care in a unique way — unlike anyone else in the marketplace...