Physician - Edwardsville, PA Job

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Serving millions of Medicare and Medicaid patients, Optum is the nation?s largest health and wellness business and a vibrant, growing member of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses.

We?re also the career home for Physicians who are eager to bring compassion and passion, energy and focus to their work every day.

Join us and you?ll discover a chance to build meaningful relationships with the patients, their families and the health care providers who are responsible for their care.

Primary Responsibilities :

Provide and manage direct patient care, including physical examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses and treatment

Performs therapeutic procedures such as I&D, splinting, suturing, managing infection, and wound care

Documenting / Charting patient information in line with current policies and procedures

Develops and implements patient management plans, records progress notes, and assists in provision of continuity of care

Communicates with patients regarding testing results, follow-up care, and additional information

Prescribes pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens as appropriate to assessed medical conditions

Refers patients to specialists and to relevant patient care components as appropriate

Follows established policies, procedures, objectives, and recommended referral practices

Assists the CorporateCare division of MedExpress and pathways associated therewith

Participates in facility in-services, required staff meetings, and other clinic operations procedures

Orders diagnostic tests, such as x-ray, electrocardiogram, and laboratory tests, and interpret test results for deviation from normal

Orientation and training of new practitioners when necessary. Directs and coordinates the patient care activities of nursing and support staff as required

Supervision of Advanced Practitioners when appropriate and abide by all associated rules and regulations

The Private Officer Practice has the complete authority with regard to medical decision making and patient care. The management service organization ("MSO") shall in no way determine or set the methods, standards or conduct of the practice of medicine or health care at or by Private Office Practice or any of the Professionals.

The MSO provides consultation and recommendations through the Chief Medical Officer for the Private Office.

Required Qualifications :

Graduate of an Accredited School of Medicine

Current license by the State Board of Medical Examiners

Board certified in a specialty field of medicine

DEA license with no restrictions

Minimum of two (2) years of clinical experience in an emergency medicine, urgent care, or ambulatory care setting

Ability to travel to other Centers

Knowledge of computerized information systems used in business applications and clinical management systems (EMR)

Knowledge of current principles, methods and procedures for the delivery of medical evaluation, diagnosis and treatment

Professional communication principles and practices including business letter writing and advanced report preparation knowledge

Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services

Working Conditions : Center-Based


Requires working in a clinical setting

The noise level is moderate and there is a potential for exposure to infectious diseases and blood-borne pathogens

Ability to stand and sit for hours at a time, (with some bending and stooping)

Ability to use manual dexterity in relation to clinical requirements

Ability to lift 50lbs.

Careers with MedExpress. Our focus is simple. We deliver high-quality, convenient, affordable health care in a patient-centric manner.

With a full medical team, our neighborhood medical centers are open 12 hours a day, every day. We provide a broad scope of services including urgent care, employer health services, and basic wellness and prevention services.

Everything we do is focused on our patients. And now we?re part of Optum and the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, a team of more than 185,000 people working together to help people live healthier lives and to help the health system work better for everyone.

We?re a physician-led group with administrative offices in Morgantown, WV and Pittsburgh, PA ? but you can become part of our elite team almost anywhere in the country.

Join us. And start doing

your life's best work.(sm)

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere : 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. In addition, employees in certain positions are subject to random drug testing.

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I will preface this review with a statement you need to heed when reading this review as well as any reviews for this company It depends on your area This is a GIGANTIC company and YMMV depending on your group Keep that in mind when reading Anyway I ve been here only 6 months but I think I have enough of a feel for Optum to write a review The positives Great work life balance I never have to stay late work on weekends etc I get 23 vacation days and my manager encourages me to use them AND completely unplug while away Beautiful office I work at the new Optum office in Eden Prairie Building is modern and comfortable Full size gym and locker room and workout classes Great parking ramp with a skyway so you never need to go outside in the rain or snow Work from home VERY progressive with WFH I can work from wherever I want if I want to WFH one day I can If I want to WFH the whole week I can do that too No one questions you Total autonomy No drama This is a very heads down place I can t stress that enough No one socializes with each other most of the time you never even talk to your cube neighbors because they re probably working from home This is a positive for me though after working in some high drama offices this is a refreshing change All meetings are over webex Great news if you hate in person meetings like I do because there are very few In the 6 months I ve been here I ve had 4 in person meetings This is also a con because you never meet your coworkers read the con list for more info 30 minute best practice meeting times You will not get invited to 2 hour meetings ever Nearly all meetings are only 30 minutes You might have the one off meeting that s an hour but it s rare Good standardized PM practices But some of the documentation requirements are too rigid and can slow progress down Our group is trying to move to 100 agile Slowly All of my projects so far have been waterfall SDLC Although as a new person it would help to have a PM to shadow on some of these documentation audit practices I ve had to learn as I go Great cafeteria with cheap prices I can get a lunch here cheaper than I can bring it from home Very engaging training classes All training classes are over LearnSource i e your computer but the videos are well done and entertaining
Building seems empty because so many people WFH It s almost kind of sad Such a nice building but no one is there Internet explorer is the browser of choice Yuck You have to have special permissions to download Google Chrome or Firefox on your computer If you like socializing with your coworkers this is NOT a place for you I can t stress that enough You will NOT meet your new BFF here Everyone is very heads down and focused on work no one chit chats about football or True Detective You will not have coworkers stopping by your desk to chat about a TV show OR to even chat about work Most of my days I don t talk to anyone in person It s kind of depressing and I m an introvert There are no happy hours social events outside of work etc this is a positive for me because I hate that stuff Lots of contractors Not that it s a bad thing I ve had great experiences with the PM contractors They obviously don t last as long as the employees and there s more contractor PMs than employee PMs Difficult as a new person to know who s who There is no face to face meetings so as a PM it s tough to know who does what since there s no face to put with the name I struggle with this a lot as I m not used to this extreme of a remote workforce No wifi for your phone Wifi is only available for visitors and you must have a user name and password Nearly all social media websites are blocked Not really a con but something you might want to know You won t be browsing facebook at work LOTS of meetings Sure the meetings aren t in person they re over Webex but you will have a LOT of them Some know it all ego driven coworkers especially on the tech side But this is typical of IT in general I ve witnessed this at every org in which I ve worked
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  • Vacancy Location: Edwardsville, PA, United States
  • Vacancy job: Physician - Edwardsville, PA
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