Urgent Care Physician - Per Diem

Location: California-Los Angeles - Downtown Los Angeles
Duration: Locum Tenens - Part Time
Job ID: R0064945 (20204158)
Category: Urgent Care Physician Job
Company: Optum
Contact: Fernando Vargas
Practice Type:   Group
Accepted Visas: H-1B
Job Posted: 09/02/20

Urgent Care Physician - Per Diem - R0064945 (20204158)

Optum is looking for a per diem Urgent Care Physician to join our team in Downtown Los Angeles, CA. 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.

Optum offers competitive pay with financial incentives for yielding strong metrics on quality care while seeing a lower than average census. We provide our clinicians an excellent benefits package which includes leadership pathways, CME reimbursement, paid license renewals, and many other benefits, charitable sponsorships, and volunteer opportunities.

If you’re looking to join a physician-led community that is making a difference in healthcare, Optum is the place for you. Our initial on-line application process will take you less than two minutes to complete!

Position Details

  • Provide and manage direct patient care, including physical examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses, and treatment
  • Average census is ~2 patients per hour
  • See patients of all ages, newborns to geriatric age
  • Differentials for working weekends, hard to fill shifts, etc.
  • 12-hour shifts only - urgent care hours are 8am-8pm, 7 days per week, 365 days a year
  • New grads welcome to apply!

Requirements

  • Unrestricted CA Medical License
  • Current CA DEA certificate required prior to start date
  • Family medicine trained, BC/BE
  • Must be flexible to work day, nights, weekends
  • EMR Proficiency

Preferences

  • 1+ years experience in an urgent care, emergency room setting or rural health clinic preferred
  • Fluent or medical Spanish speaking ability

Benefits

  • Dedicated support staff such as nurses and medical assistants
  • Malpractice Coverage
  • Advanced EMR system in place??

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Here you’ll find incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity 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.