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, Optum is looking for Full-Time Hospitalist / Nocturnist to join our team in Long Beach. 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.
If you’re looking to join a physician-led community that is making a difference in healthcare, Optum is the place for you.
Coverage: Two affiliated hospitals in Long Beach region
Schedule: 18 shifts per month (9 day and 9 evening shifts)
Conduct hospital rounds on all patients referred to the service
Provide patient care in a manner consistent with hospital medical staff by-laws and referring physician requests
Communicates with families, referring physicians, specialists, administration and hospital departments in the care and treatment of patients referred to the service
Work with hospitals and clinical staff, social services, utilization management and other members of the interdisciplinary teams
Collaborates with interdisciplinary team to discuss patients progress, variances and achievement of expected outcomes and plan of care
Assumes responsibility to ensure that all necessary documentation is accurate, complete, and timely including medical records, billing/coding and any other such documentation as requested by hospital from time to time
Attends and completes all specific competencies and annual organizational requirements
Unrestricted California State Medical License
Current California DEA certificate
Board Certified Internal Medicine
Minimum 1-2 years’ experience preferred
Ability to work both shifts on a full-time basis
Positive attitude and strong work ethic
Self-starter with ability to practice with a high degree of independence
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Managed Care and Medi-Cal experience desirable
We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit package including medical malpractice coverage and tail policy, generous, CME time and dollars, medical, dental and vision benefits, company paid life insurance, bonus potential.
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.
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.