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Medical Director, Specialty - Colorado Springs, CO

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)Do what you love with people you love. -LIFE CHANGING WORK

  • Our practice isn't just about patients. -It's about life. -It's about making life better and making it healthier - for the people we serve and for ourselves. -It's not the kind of work we can do alone. -We do it together. -With a team we trust and enjoy. -With other physicians who aim high and lead well. -And with the same passion that led us to doctor in the first place. -Together we're becoming better people and having greater impact - because our lives are changing our work and our work is changing lives. -LOOK NO FURTHER
    • Optum Colorado Springs is a physician-led, close-knit team that has been serving the Colorado Springs community for many years. -We're passionate about patients. -We're leading the State of Colorado toward better healthcare practices, and we're looking for physicians like youLOVE YOUR TEAMYou'll gain:
      • A community of care: we work together closely, laugh together readily, and support each other earnestly.
      • A culture of collaboration: we partner within teams, across roles, and between specialtiesBECOME YOUR BESTYou'll enjoy:
        • Balance: Create the life you want, with meaningful work, reasonable patient loads, limited call and physician wellness support. -
        • Professional development: Receive ongoing opportunities to build your skills and grow your careerWe're looking for Physicians who value:
          • Being led by Physicians
          • Serving patients
          • Collaborating with a great team
          • Being part of a community of providers
          • Becoming their best - -In this position, you will be accountable for all clinical aspects of the Specialty division. - Your work will be 80% clinical and 20% administrative. - You will provide daily oversight and administrative support to specialty providers and teams. - You will implement medical group and health plan strategic initiatives in designated clinics, ensure adherence to clinical guidelines, and build best practices to achieve positive outcomes for their sites. - You will recruit, hire and retain successful medical providers and provide education, support and feedback on individual performance and direct all aspects of clinical care delivery. -Primary Responsibilities:
            • Provide excellent clinical specialty services as required, adopting best practices and evidenced based medicine
            • Provide administrative/managerial direction and oversight to specialty providers that includes the following:
            • Assist with coordination of specialty resources to maximize efficiency and optimize patient care
            • Perform quarterly chart reviews on specialty chiefs
            • Perform quarterly evaluations on specialty chiefs for bonus purposes
            • Chair monthly Specialty Leadership meetings as required
            • Analyze performance metrics for specialty RVU productivity, coding practices, and quality indicators
            • Ensure timely submission of charges and correct coding for specialty physicians and extenders
            • Coordinate any necessary disciplinary action in collaboration with the Senior Medical Director, Specialty
            • Maintain appropriate specialty staffing and oversight of specialty vacation, CME time, and budgeting for positions to maintain FTEs within budgeted allotment
            • Attend all pertinent meetings related to specialty operations and administration
            • Address any identified quality assurance issues with specialty providers and ascribe QA leveling points as required
            • Support measures to improve STAR and HEDIS scores as appropriate by specialty -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:
              • Active, unrestricted medical license to practice in the state of Colorado
              • 5+ years clinical experience and board certification - - - -
              • Must have completed Medical School, Residency program, USMLE exam, and be board eligible or board certified for either the American Board of Medical Specialties (MDs) or the American Board of Osteopathic Specialties (DOs)
              • 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:
                • This position will have a broad range of training
                • Knowledge of managed care principles, best clinical practices, and strong familiarity with the referral process
                • Possess a high degree of work ethic and quality of medical care
                • Possess knowledge of managing people, strong MS Word Suite competency and proven track record of successful endeavors
                • Solid leadership skills, excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills -UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status. -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) - -Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $254,600 to $295,200. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives. - -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. - -Job Keywords: - Medical Director, Clinical, Doctor, Managed Care, Physician, Clinician, Specialty, Colorado Springs, CO, Colorado

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