Outpatient Primary Care Physician - Optum - Orlando, FL

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The Primary Care Physician acts under the direction and supervision of a Center, Associate, or Corporate Medical Director. The physician provides direct patient care in accordance with Company practice policies, relevant state and federal regulations, and within the limits of their experience, training and privileges.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Consistently exhibits behavior and communication skills that demonstrate commitment to superior customer service, including quality and care and concern with each and every internal and external customer
  • Represents the Company in a professional manner, following all Company policies and procedures
  • Uses, protects, and discloses patients' protected health information (PHI) only in accordance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards
  • Recommends, orders, and evaluates diagnostic studies and therapeutic interventions
  • Conducts comprehensive or episodic health assessments of patients with acute or chronic health problems in order to establish medical diagnoses
  • Monitors medical, radiographic, laboratory and any other diagnostic parameters associated with patient care
  • Monitors therapeutic procedures, assess and manage/modify follow-up plans
  • Prescribes and regulates medications in accordance with Florida Statutes
  • Records and documents health appraisal data necessary to maintain and coordinate health care needs and maintain a medical record
  • Consults and refers to other health care providers as indicated by individual patient needs
  • Conducts patient assessments including triage; educates patients on preventive health care (to include family/next of kin) and acute care follow-up as needed
  • Diagnoses and treats emergency conditions in accordance with BCLS guidelines as indicated
  • Rounds at hospitals/SNF's if required, take call on rotating basis, and provides timely care to patients
  • Performs other duties as required

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:
  • MD/DO degree from accredited medical school and residency in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine
  • Current and Unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Florida
  • Current and Unrestricted DEA certificate
  • Board eligible or board certified. If eligible, able to achieve and maintain certification within 2 years of joining the company
  • Working knowledge of basic primary care principles, theory and practice and ability to stay current with recent developments

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Managed care experience
  • Knowledge of Allscripts
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand the Spanish language

If the hired individual resides in Florida this position requires the AHCA Level II background check (fingerprinting) by the State of Florida for all clinicians that have direct face to face contact with members OR employees who will have access to confidential patient data and will require renewal every five years.

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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.

Job Keywords: Primary Care Physician, Physician, Primary Care, MD, DO, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Orlando, FL, Florida, LDMG, LDMG FL

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