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Medical Oncologist – USMD - Arlington, TX, USA

Job Description

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 lifes best work.(sm)  
                      
As part of the multi-disciplinary team, the oncologist will provide primary medical diagnostic and therapeutic care and service, referring consultations for specialty care, and education and preventive care advice to all patients served.  The oncologist performance will be tracked and comparatively reported using metrics related to the strategic direction and operational needs of the organization.
 
Primary Responsibilities:

  • The oncologist is expected to be able to provide care consistent with their licensure and/or certification
  • 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
  • Participates with peers, employed specialists, such as dermatology, podiatry, and wound care for the comprehensive care of the WellMed patient
  • Conducts or directs education effective communications to patients, families, and other health care providers
  • Conducts educational activities for organizations physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and their ancillary staff for the purposes of education and patient care
  • Participates in business and patient care meetings
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned

Youll 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.)
  • Board certification or eligibility in Oncology
  • This position requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diptheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctor's diagnosis of disease
  • 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:

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) proficiency
  • Possess a working understanding and support of a managed care environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and maintain relationships with various health plans

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Employer: Optum
Location: Arlington, TX, USA
Position Type: Physician (MD, DO, Resident)
Employment Type: Permanent
Specialty: Oncology
Salary Range:

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