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Outpatient Primary Care Float Physician Hillsborough County

Company: Optum
Location: Saint Petersburg
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Family Practice-Without OB opening in Saint Petersburg, Florida. This and other physician jobs brought to you by DocCafe

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life's best work.(sm)


The full-time Float Primary Care Physician provides coverage throughout clinics in Hillsborough & Manatee Counties. Advantages of being a Float Physician include:


Working at different clinics brings variety to daily work. Especially suited for those who feel going to same clinic every day becomes monotonous.
Higher proportion of acute care patients than continuity patients. Especially suited for clinicians who like urgent care medicine.
All effort is made to schedule at clinics closer to home.
Reduced patient volume to account for unfamiliarity with patients.
Adjustment of start/end times (start late, end early) for longer commutes.
No weekends/holidays. No after-hour calls.
Greater flexibility for PTO's – schedule is decided approximately one month in advance.
Great learning opportunity due to exposure to different clinics and clinicians.
Great way to explore the area and different practices before deciding about long-term plan.
Knowledge of strengths/weaknesses of different centers provides a good platform to work on clinical initiatives
Opportunity to network across a wide area of the organization is useful for rising up the management chain.
Opportunity to move internally into a permanent clinic location.


Primary Responsibilities:


  • The PCP is expected to be able to provide care consistent with their licensure and/or certification
  • Provides diagnosis, treatment, therapy and management of patients according to current standards of care
  • Utilizes managed care processes for cost-effective and efficient use of lab, radiology and extended service providers, including specialists, hospitals, skilled nursing providers, and other ancillary services
  • Completes timely and comprehensive medical documentation in EMR systems according to company standards
  • Participates with peers, employed specialists, such as dermatology, podiatry, and wound care for the comprehensive care of the Optum patient
  • Conducts or directs education effective communications to patients, families, and other health care providers
  • Conducts educational activities for organization's physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and their ancillary staff for the purposes of education and patient care


    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:


    • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.)
    • Board certification or eligibility in Family Practice or Internal Medicine
    • Current, unrestricted Florida Medical License
    • Valid DEA
    • This position requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctor's diagnosis of disease


      Preferred Qualifications:


      • Bilingual (English/Spanish) proficiency
      • Possess a working understanding and support of a managed care environment
      • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and maintain relationships with various health plans


        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.

        Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. 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. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)



        Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer 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.

        UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

        Job Keywords: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Geriatric, Primary, care, physician, PCP, doctor, MD, DEA, osteopathy, Florida, FL

        Keyphrases: family medicine jobs, family practice jobs, family practitioner jobs, family medicine specialist jobs

Keywords: Optum, St. Petersburg , Outpatient Primary Care Float Physician Hillsborough County, Healthcare , Saint Petersburg, Florida

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