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 Hospitalist Associate Medical Director - San Antonio, TX - SAN ANTONIO, Texas, United States

Job information
Posted by: UnitedHealth Group 
Hiring entity type: Insurance 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Health - Physician
Travel: Minimal 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Spanish - Fluent
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 870060 / Latpro-3735866 
Date posted: Apr-07-2020
State, Zip: Texas, 78201


Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life’s best work.(sm)

The Associate Medical Director (AMD) is a key member of the Market Leadership and Management Team who shares responsibility for decision making and outcomes in the market with the other members of the market team. The AMD is responsible for improving the quality and efficiency of medical care in his/her market(s) and leading the provider network (both employed and contracted).

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversees and manages the hospitalist team and ensures assigned market deliverables are implemented in an effective and timely manner
  • Develops and maintain a collegial relationship with primary care and specialist physicians (employed and contracted), care management and operational leadership in order to support the business efforts of the organization
  • Facilitates hospitalist/SNFist participation in standardized, functional Patient Care Coordination (PCC) meetings and ensures patient information is disseminated to physicians to ensure appropriate patient care is being delivered
  • Implement market specific initiatives (including PCC, Optimal Care, and WellMed Care Model) and ensures that processes and procedures are in line with the business model outlined by corporate offices
  • Drives improvement of hospitalist/SNFist metrics and quality indicators in assigned market by identifying, directing, and executing continuous quality improvement activities or processes.
  • Oversees and manages the Hospitalist and/or SNF Lead Physician(s) as well as provide leadership and mentoring in the establishment of departmental objectives related to staffing plans, financial goals, etc
  • Ensures physician compliance with federal and state regulations as well as internal policies and procedures
  • Performs annual evaluations of the Lead Physician(s), hospitalist/SNFists, and other providers as directed
  • Participates in WellMed and Third Party Payer Committees as deemed necessary by business needs
  • Collaborates with Market Operations and Provider Relations staff in the market(s)
  • Participates in hospital and SNF Joint Operating Committee (JOC) meetings as assigned
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned
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:

  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.) required
  • Three or more years of clinical experience in the inpatient or post-acute setting, including one or more years of leadership experience
  • Current board certification from ABMS or ABOS specialty board in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine.
  • Current, unrestricted Texas Medical License
  • Valid DEA

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two or more years managed care experience
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) fluency preferred

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 240,000+ 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.

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