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Nocturnist - Irvine, CA

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Irvine
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Life Changing WorkWant 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 Nocturnist to join our team in Orange County. 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. - Position Highlights:

  • Coverage: Two affiliated hospitals in South Orange County
  • Block Schedule: 7 on / 7 off; 12-hour shifts: 7:00 PM - -7:00 AM
  • 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 requirementsWe 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.Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare 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. OptumCare and its affiliated medical practices is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.Required Qualifications: -
    • Unrestricted California State Medical License
    • Current California DEA certificate
    • Board Certified Internal Medicine
    • EMR proficient
    • Ability to work both shifts on a full-time basis
    • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement 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 compliancePreferred Qualifications: -
      • Minimum 1-2 years of -experience preferred
      • Managed Care and Medi-Cal experience desirable
      • Positive attitude and strong work ethic
      • Self-starter with ability to practice with a high degree of independence
      • Solid -verbal and written communication skillsTo protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, 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?

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