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Market Medical Director - Dallas, TX

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733932 Market Medical Director Dallas TX

Market Medical Director - Dallas, TX (733932)

Position Description

Headquartered in San Antonio, TX, WellMed is an industry leader in medical risk management, highly effective disease management and chronic care programs, healthcare delivery services and more.


Our focus and mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness.  We are innovators in preventative healthcare, striving to change the face of healthcare delivery for seniors.  Our providers and support staff are selected for their dedication to the senior population and focus on preventative, proactive patient care. WellMed is now part of the OptumHealth division under the greater UnitedHealth Group umbrella.



Primary Responsibilities:

  • Educate primary care physicians on systems, structure, processes and outcomes that are necessary for assurance of regulatory compliance related to market activities
  • Develop strategies for improving all aspects of market performance including coding, documentation, membership and medical management
  • Analyze aggregate data and reports to primary care physicians
  • Approximately 70% daily travel within market
  • Supervise functions of Care Coordination
  • Assess the effectiveness of the specialty network to ensure members have access to multi-specialties within their demographic area
  • Educate primary care network and assists in problem resolution
  • Evaluate performance of physicians with regard to goals and objectives
  • Interface with physicians / medical group staff professionally developing credibility
  • Delivery timely response / communications to physicians on all needed follow up issues
  • Provide quality assurance and education of current medical technologies, review criteria, accepted practice of medicine guidelines
  • Other related duties as assigned / needed 

Professional / Physician Development:

  • Actively facilitate training and weekly, monthly etc. physician meetings
  • Guide and educate new physicians to ensure understanding of company policy and resources available for physician support
  • Encourage teamwork and cooperation amongst medical group staffs and prepare for cross training and float positions
  • Assist in the growth and development of subordinates by mentoring, sharing knowledge and promoting continued education
  • Attend continuing education classes to keep abreast of medical advancements and innovative practice guidelines

Required Qualifications:

  • Current, unrestricted Texas Medical License or ability to obtain within 90 days of employment
  • MD or DO
  • Board certification in a specialty
  • 5+ years of clinical practice experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook 
  • DEA licensure or ability to obtain

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Physician network development and/or provider relationship experience
  • HEDIS, Coding, Risk Adjustment experience

  • 2 years of experience working in a managed care health plan environment
  • Board Certified Family Practitioner or Internal Medical Specialist  

Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 300,000 lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team 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.


Keywords: Texas, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Physician, Medical Director, Clinician, Provider.

Job Details

  • Contest Number733932
  • Job TitleMarket Medical Director - Dallas, TX
  • Job FamilyMedical and Clinical Operations
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • Dallas, TX
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job Level
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 25 % of the Time
  • 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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