Neurologist, AppleCare Medical - Downey, CA

    • Paramount, CA

Position Description

Over the last 17 years, our multispecialty medical group of independent practices has expanded into new communities, contracted with more hospitals and health plans, and added over 50 new doctors. Our mission has remained the same throughout this growth. Today, AppleCare Medical is comprised of hundreds of board certified physicians. Collectively, our physicians have been serving the Southeast area of Los Angeles and Northern Orange County for decades, providing their medical expertise and passion to improving the health of our communities. AppleCare Medical group is now part of OptumCare.

As a part of our continued growth, we are searching for a new Neurologist to join our team.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provides diagnosis, treatment, therapy, and management of patients according to current standards of care
  • Utilizes managed care processes for cost-effective and efficient use of lab, radiology and extended service providers, including specialists, hospitals, skilled nursing providers, and other ancillary services
  • Completes timely and comprehensive medical documentation in EMR systems according to company standards
  • Communicates collaboratively with other contracted providers and leadership
  • Conducts or directs effective education communication to patients, families, and other health care providers
  • Participates in business and patient care meetings
  • 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:
  • Current unrestricted medical license in California or ability to obtain
  • Board certification or eligibility in the American Board of Neurology
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and maintain relationships with various health plans

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) proficiency preferred
  • Possess a working understanding and support of a managed care environment

Careers 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: 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.

AppleCare Medical is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Keywords: Physician, Neurologist, Outpatient clinic, Managed Care, Downey, CA

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