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Part-Time Primary Care Physician - Family Medicine

Company: Optum
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Family Medical Group (FMG), now a part of the Optum and UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, is looking for a full-time Family Medicine Physician. Continue with our quick application process if you're interested in finding your life's best work.---
Details:-- Specialty: Family Medicine Physician-- Location: Portland, OR-- Schedule: 8 or 10-hour shifts, Mon - Sat - Work 1-10 shifts per month!-- Work alongside 5 other providers (physicians/NPs) to ensure the delivery of top-quality care. Daily Responsibilities Include:-- Conducts patient histories, physical exams, assessments and develops plans for care. Consults with colleagues when appropriate.-- Develops relationships with patients.-- Counsels patients on preventive health care and self-management.-- Manages a panel of patients. Provides comprehensive care through direct face to face visits as well as phone calls and secure messaging.-- Contributes to a positive collaborative culture and supports improvement work.-- Documents care in the medical record in a complete and timely manner.-- Responds to medical emergencies including use of CPR.-- Shares call duty with other providers.-- Participates in clinical infection prevention by daily cleaning of the clinic.-- Maintains safe, secure and health work environments by following and enforcing standards and procedures, complying with legal regulations.-- Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping patient care information confidential.-- Enhances health care practice reputation by taking ownership, showing flexibility by accomplishing new and different requests, exploring opportunities to add value to job performance.-- Attends all team meetings and is an active participant. Qualifications:-- Graduation of an accredited college or university with a Doctor of Medicine degree. Successful completed of an approved residency.-- Two years' experience preferred but not required-- Ability to communicate with others effectively both orally and in writing in working out solutions to problems or questions relating to the practice-- Ability to establish rapport and gain confidence in others (clinicians, patients and partners in the community)-- Ability to function as a team member-- Ability to assess quality patient care-- Skills in providing diagnostic, preventative and or therapeutic services to patients-- Must work with confidential material without betraying the trust of patients, families, clinicians or staff-- Quantitative focus, creates a fact based, no blame culture-- Customer focused Certifications: -- Board certification in specialist or practice required.-- Must maintain state licensure and DEA certificate.-- Current AHA BLS certification required.
Performance Requirements Knowledge:-- Familiar with anatomy, pharmacology, pathophysiology, clinical medicine and physical diagnosis.-- Knowledge of patient assessment techniques including taking medical histories, performing physicals, evaluating health status including state of wellness, and compliance with care recommendations.-- Knowledge of diagnosing and treating medical problems and developing care plans.-- Knowledge of documentation in medical records in confidential manner. Skills:-- Skill in gathering and analyzing physiological, socioeconomic and emotional patient data.-- Skill in accurately evaluating and sometimes patient problems in person or via phone or secure messaging and providing appropriate advice, intervention, or referral.-- Skill in developing/revising patient care plan based on patient status. Abilities:-- Ability to make responsible decisions with scope of their specialty.-- Ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues and specialists.-- Ability to educate patients, families, and staff in an effective manner.-- Ability to demonstrate eye-hand coordination, full range of motion, and manual dexterity.-- Ability to use MS Office and electronic medical record efficiently
Essential Physical Functions: -- Must be able to stand and sit for long periods of time.-- Must be able to hear and speak verbal instructions.-- Must be able to read and write coherently.
UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status. 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.

Keywords: Optum, Portland , Part-Time Primary Care Physician - Family Medicine, Healthcare , Portland, Oregon

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