Palliative Care Physician

Location: California-Los Angeles
Duration: Permanent - Full Time
Job ID: 21246325
Category: Palliative Care Physician Jobs
Company: Optum
Contact: Tyler Denstad    Call: 3107198578
Practice Type:   Group
Accepted Visas: H-1B
Job Posted: 09/02/20

Palliative Care Physician - 21246325

Position Details:

  • Lead Clinician over newly redesigned Palliative Care Program
  • Mon-Fri, 8a-5p, 40 hours a week in an outpatient setting
  • Average Patients Per Day: ~8-10 PPD
  • No weekends or nights required but must be open to being on call
  • Majority of the time will be in an office setting but may do home visits on occasion
  • Dedicated support staff



  • ?Critical Care, Palliative, or Geriatrics boarded MD/DO with previous experience highly preferred
  • Previous experience in a managed care setting and working with chronically ill patients  
  • Medical Spanish preferred but not required



  • Robust Benefits Package and Bonuses
  • Leadership Pathways and Partnership
  • Dedicated support staff such as nurses and medical assistants
  • CME Reimbursement and Related Time Off
  • Paid License Renewals
  • Malpractice Coverage
  • Advanced EMR system in place?
  • Employee Wellness Program


Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. Optum 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.

  • Unrestricted California State Medical License
  • Candidates without a California State Medical License will be considered, however, the licensing process takes ~6 months
  • Current California DEA certificate required to start
  • BC/BE in Internal Medicine