What's the first thing that happens when one of the most successful physician groups in Orange County comes together with a global leader in health care? Opportunity. With Monarch HealthCare joining OptumCare and the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, people like you will find increasing levels of challenge, impact and professional success. With a vibrant network of hospitals and urgent care centers, we're changing health care for the better by improving access to affordable, high quality care, and working together to improve the patient experience. That takes passion, commitment, intense focus and the ability to contribute effectively in a highly collaborative team environment. Are you with us? Learn more about this exciting opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm) As a part of our continued growth, we are searching for a new Hospitalist to join our team... Primary Responsibilities:Conducts hospital rounds on all patients referred to the service Provides patient care in a manner consistent with hospital medical staff by-laws, and referring physician requests Communicates with families, referring physicians, specialists, administration, and hospital departments in the care and treatment of patients referred to the service Works with hospital and Monarch clinical staff to initiate and coordinate early discharge through collaboration with specialists, nursing staff, social services, utilization management, and other members of the interdisciplinary team Develops and maintains good working relationships with hospital departments and hospital administration Demonstrates a commitment to service by providing distinctive, personalized care and services by listening, anticipating, and responding to the needs of both internal and external (patients, family members, referring physicians/specialists, hospital staff, etc.) customers and striving to exceed customer expectations Serves as a liaison to other physicians, business office, and administration to maximize communication and increase knowledge of the hospitalist program benefits Attends and completes all specific competencies and annual organizational requirements Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to discuss patients' progress, variances, and achievement of expected outcomes and plan of care Assumes responsibility to ensure that all necessary documentation is accurate, complete, and timely, including medical records, billing/coding, and any other such documentation as requested by hospital from time to time
Required Qualifications:Active and unrestricted Medical License in State of California required Board eligible in Internal Medicine Active and unrestricted DEA Ability to work 7am to 7pm on a regular basis Positive attitude and strong work ethic Self-starter with ability to practice with a high degree of independence Superior reasoning, planning, organizational, and time management skills Strong verbal and written communication skills Preferred Qualifications:1 or more years of Hospitalist experience Board Certified in Internal Medicine Chronic disease management experience Managed care experience desirableCareers with OptumCare. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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. Keywords: MD, DO, Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Inpatient, Managed Care, Orange County, CA, Mission Viejo, California, Laguna Hills
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need... at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.