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Hospitalist Physician - Denver, CO

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Denver, CO
Date:
12/14/2017
2017-12-142018-01-12
Job Code:
742388
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742388 Hospitalist Physician Denver CO

Hospitalist Physician - Denver, CO (742388)

Position Description

New West Physicians, a premier medical group in Denver, Colorado, is looking for successful board certified Hospitalist Physician.  New West Physicians has multiple out-patient medical offices and Hospitalist in local hospitals. 
 
The selected Hospitalist will provide the full scope of primary care services which fall under his/her field of training, including but not limited to diagnosis, treatment, coordination of care, preventive care and health maintenance to patients. You will be expected to be familiar with the philosophy, goals and objectives of the Organization and work collaboratively to achieve them. They must be cognizant of, and comply with, all practice policies and procedures, as well as pertinent state and federal regulations.
 
The schedule is between 15-16 shifts per month in equal distribution with the other employed physicians, including rotation of weekends, holidays and nights.
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Admit and daily rounding for any patient who has a New West PCP and is an active patient in the practice
  • Consult in the ER on New West patients that we think could be discharged home or directly to a SNF
  • Formulate diagnostic and treatment plans
  • Prescribe and administer medications, therapies, and procedures
  • Order lab and imaging tests to determine and manage an immediate treatment plan and provides advice on follow up
  • Complete all documentation and paperwork in a timely manner
  • Maintain quality of care standards as defined by the practice
  • Coordinate discharge disposition with New West case managers, and coordinate direct admissions with clinic PCPs when appropriate
Required Qualifications:
  • Board certified in internal medicine or family practice
  • Current Colorado medical license MD/DO  (Required prior to start)
  • Completion of 3-year internal medicine or family practice residency is minimal
 
Qualified candidates will provide the full scope of primary care services which fall under his/her field of training, including but not limited to diagnosis, treatment, coordination of care, preventive care and health maintenance to patients.
 
Benefits:
As an employer of choice, we offer a full comprehensive range of benefits and attractive compensation package. Our 401K plan is truly phenomenal and one of the most generous around, offering a triple-stack option. Employed full-time physicians become eligible to participate in health/dental/vision/LTD & STD on the first day of the month following 30 days of employment.
 
New West Physicians is a highly-qualified group of board certified family practice and internal medicine physicians, hospitalists, cardiologist, endocrinologist, gastroenterologist, neurologist, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners who specialize in providing excellent care to patients. Since our inception in 1994, New West Physicians has grown to become one of the largest primary care group practices in the Denver Metro area.
 
Our mission at New West Physicians is "to enhance the physical, mental and spiritual health of communities we serve through an integrated and patient centered healthcare delivery system". Through that mission and our vision of providing excellent service, every patient, every time has propelled New West Physicians to the top of many national awards. In 2015 New West Physicians was named AMGA's Acclaim Award recipient, a recognition bestowed annually on a medical provider that is deemed a premier role model for other healthcare delivery organizations nationwide. New West Physicians is the only medical practice in the nation with fewer than 150 doctors to receive this special honor.


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 Details

  • Contest Number742388
  • Job TitleHospitalist Physician - Denver, CO
  • Job FamilyHealthcare Delivery
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • Denver, CO
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelDirector
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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