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Primary Care Physician - Internal / Family Medicine - Lakeview Clinic, Littleton, CO [Denver Area]

Company: Optum
Location: Littleton
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

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Opportunities with New West Physicians. Bring your passion for health care to New West Physicians in Colorado, a team committed to providing excellent service to every patient… every time. We're not only one of the largest physician groups in Colorado with 21 offices throughout the Denver Metro area—we're also part of Optum, a nationwide family of over 53,000 dedicated physicians working together to help people live their healthiest lives. That means we're backed by the resources of a global health care organization working to help people live healthier lives and help make the health system work better for everyone. New West Physicians has received national awards for providing high quality health care in Colorado. It's all possible because of our highly qualified, board-certified family practice and internal medicine physicians, hospitalists, cardiologists, gastroenterologists, psychiatrists, endocrinologists, neurologists, physiatrists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners - and more. If this sounds like the place for you, it's time to take a closer look at New West Physicians and discover a path to your life's best work.(sm)

As a part of our continued growth, we are searching for a Primary Care Physician to join our team with New West Physicians at Lakeview Family Practice in Littleton, CO.

New West Physicians, a premier medical group in Denver, has multiple out-patient Family Medicine and Internal Medicine offices in the Denver Metro area.

Our goal as an organization is to transform healthcare nationally, while providing Physician-led care locally. Our distinctive culture and set of capabilities enable independent physicians to succeed in value-based models of care and fulfill the Quadruple Aim of high-quality, high-value services and outstanding patient and provider experience. Optum strives to be the partner of choice for patients, physicians, employers, health systems and health plans.

Position Highlights:


  • As a Primary Care Physician, you will provide full scope primary care services to adult, and senior patients (no Peds)
  • 36 hours of direct patient face time – 4 extended days a week, or 5 days a week
  • Examine diagnose and treat patients for acute injuries, infections, and illnesses
  • Counsel and educate patients and families about acute and chronic conditions or concerns
  • Complete timely and thorough documentation using our EMR system
  • 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 provide advice on follow up
  • Responsible for the coordination of care with specialists and appropriate ancillary services
  • Maintain quality of care standards as defined by the practice
  • Supervise Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner as needed


    As an Employer of choice, we offer a full comprehensive range of benefits and attractive compensation package:


    • Guaranteed Base and bonus potential
    • Med/Den/Vis, STD, LTD, 401k with match
    • Professional Liability
    • PTO accrual
    • CME Reimbursement
    • Stock Purchase Option/Executive Savings Plan
    • Physician Partnership Program


      You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

      Required Qualifications:


      • Board certified Family Medicine Physician
      • Must have completed an accredited residency in Family Medicine
      • Active unrestricted Colorado Medical license, or able to obtain one prior to employment
      • An unrestricted DEA and Controlled Substance License (or ability to obtain prior to start)
      • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.


        Preferred Qualifications:


        • Experience in providing patient care under a population health model



          New West Physicians is a highly-qualified group of board certified Family Medicine 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, primary-care owned 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.

          Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care 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)

          The salary range for Colorado residents is $225,900.00 to $315,100.00. The range and pay mix of base and bonus is variable based upon experience and metric achievement. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary, UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.


          Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Optum is an Equal Employment Opportunity 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. Optum is a drug-free workplace. © 2020 Optum. All rights reserved.


          Job Keywords: Primary Care, Family Medicine, Physician, Littleton, CO, Colorado


          Keyphrases: family medicine jobs, family practice jobs, family practitioner jobs, family medicine specialist jobs

Keywords: Optum, Littleton , Primary Care Physician - Internal / Family Medicine - Lakeview Clinic, Littleton, CO [Denver Area], Healthcare , Littleton, Colorado

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