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TeamMD Physician - Brentwood / Knoxville, TN

UnitedHealth Group

Brentwood, TN
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738890 TeamMD Physician Brentwood Knoxville TN

TeamMD Physician - Brentwood / Knoxville, TN (738890)

Position Description

Be a part of building a new home-based clinical program in Tennessee. TeamMD is actively recruiting board certified, community-based, primary care physicians to join our practice.  We are an innovative, home-based, physician-led team focused on transforming care for frail, vulnerable, and high-risk individuals with complex needs. 


The physician will work in conjunction with dedicated teams to address integrated care needs for our patients. In this role, you will provide direct care of chronically ill and high risk patients in a variety of environments including private homes, assisted living facilities, nursing homes, and / or skilled nursing facilities, including assessments of conditions and shot term stabilization and transitional support. In addition, you will supervise and support a team of nurse practitioners to do the same.  You will direct and collaborate with a multidisciplinary team to engage resources and strategies to address medical, behavioral, functional, and social barriers to care. 


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide oversight and review for in-home assessments, transition activities, and medical care / services provided by TeamMD staff
  • Review, interpret, and integrate data to guide best practices
  • Provide temporary stabilization services for post-acute care 
  • Facilitate clarification of patient and family goals of care to support development of a comprehensive care plan.
  • Provide education and information on health conditions, illness trajectory, and treatment options to patients, families, caregivers, and providers. 
  • Provide input to organizational quality initiatives and staff education
  • Lead multidisciplinary interdisciplinary care team (ICT) meetings to improve patient outcomes and satisfaction, as well as optimize clinical integration, efficiency, and effectiveness
  • Mentor other caregivers
  • Drive new initiatives through effective written / verbal communication with staff
  • Inform and collaborate with TeamMD leadership on business and clinical initiatives within the local healthcare market
  • Monitor provider performance and provide consistent coaching and feedback for staff development

Required Qualifications:

  • Active and unrestricted medical license as a Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) within the state of Tennessee
  • Board certification in Primary Care-Internal Medicine or Family Practice preferred
  • Current and unrestricted DEA certificate
  • 7 or more years of clinical practice
  • Collaborative interpersonal and leadership style
  • Experience working with patients in non - clinical settings
  • Recognition of the value in team-based care
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to think creatively and be comfortable in an innovative and rapid-growth environment
  • Collaborative interpersonal and leadership style
  • Recognition of the value in team-based care
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to think creatively
  • Comfort with innovation and rapid-growth environment
  • Experience working with Electronic Medical Records
  • Primary residence in Tennessee

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3 or more years of medical management or practice leadership
  • Experience in caring for vulnerable populations
  • Knowledge and understanding of the healthcare finance including Medicare and Medicaid

Careers at TeamMD:  Imagine. Even as health care evolves and advances into a future of innovative new practice models, there are some lessons from the past that can make a huge difference. At TeamMD, a part of UnitedHealthcare Community & State and the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we recognized the need for better care for individuals that are medically complex and have functional limitations.  We created TeamMD to bring medical care to these individuals in their home to improve their access to care and enable better clinical outcomes.  Our home-based model of care helps patients with the greatest needs, whether it is for short term stabilization and transition support to ongoing primary care.  If you’re looking for greater career impact and challenge, learn more. You’ll discover how this can become 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: Brentwood, TN, Knoxville, Tennessee, TeamMD, Physician

Job Details

  • Contest Number738890
  • Job TitleTeamMD Physician - Brentwood / Knoxville, TN
  • Job FamilyHealthcare Delivery
  • Business SegmentCommunity and State

Job Location Information

  • Brentwood, TN
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsKnoxville, TN

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelDirector
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 50 % of the Time
  • Telecommuter PositionYes
  • 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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