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Regional Medical Director – WellMed – Dallas, TX – 920762

Black Enterprise Magazine

This is a Full-time position in Dallas, TX posted September 1, 2021.

Regional Medical Director
– WellMed
– Dallas, TX
– 920762

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)

“The Regional Medical Director will be responsible for managing a new market in a new geography as WellMed continues its growth.

This physician leader will partner with a market President, who together will be responsible for market relationships across the contracted, affiliate, and, eventually an owned presence across these new geographies.

The Regional Medical Director will build relationships with the community physicians and build strong engagement as he/she encourages the community physician to deliver data driven, patient centric healthcare of certain health plan membership.

The Regional Medical Director (RMD) 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 regional market team.

The RMD is responsible for improving the quality and efficiency of medical care in his/her market(s) and leading the provider network, both contracted, and employed, where applicable.

The Regional Medical Director is also responsible for mentoring, guiding, and directing all assigned market Medical Directors in their leadership development.

The position includes significant travel across those geographies, as well as to other WellMed markets to observe and learn from the existing established market operations.

“Primary Responsibilities:
” Together with the Market President, oversees and manages the Market Leadership team and ensures assigned market deliverables are implemented in an effective and timely manner ” Develops and maintain a collegial relationship with physicians (employed and contracted) in order to support the business efforts of the organization ” Implement market specific initiatives and ensures that processes and procedures are aligned with the business model ” Drives improvement of quality indicators in assigned market by identifying, directing, and executing continuous quality improvement activities or processes ” Perform annual evaluations of the, Market Medical Director, Lead Physician(s), and other providers as directed ” Participates in Committees, as needed ” Collaborates with Market Operations and Provider Relations staff in the market(s) ” Assists in the identification of potential physician practice acquisitions in assigned market ” Partnering with the Clinical Affordability team to support new innovative approaches to making healthcare more efficient and meaningful to PCPs and patients alike; ultimately bending the cost curve in region ” Developing and cascading clinical outcome/improvement messaging to business units to foster tighter working culture ” Helping set agendas/strategies and leading multifaceted teams of Physician Business Managers, Risk Adjustment RNs, and Quality RNs ” Assist driving aligned performance in largely an independently contracted provider network through the development of meaningful relationships, financial and quality incentives, best practices, forward thinking solutions to improve our value proposition to medical providers ” Assist in the identification and development of current/new best practices in support of continuous financial and quality improvement ” Serve as an integral dyad partner interfacing with Corporate level support divisions, to include: Quality, Risk Adjustment, Cost and Care ” 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.) ” Five or more years of clinical experience, including three or more years of managed care experienceCurrent board certification ” Valid DEA ” Active, unrestricted medical license in applicable state(s), or ability to obtain licenses rapidly ” This position requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctor’s diagnosis of disease ” You will be provisioned with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and are required to perform this role with patients and members on site, as this is an essential function of this role ” Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe.

Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders.

In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained “
Preferred Qualifications:
” Three or more years managed care experience ” Three or more years of experience as a Medical Director ” Bilingual (English/Spanish) fluency “

” 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 380,000+ 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.


Job Keywords: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Geriatric, Primary, care, physician, PCP, doctor, MD, DEA, osteopathy, Texas, TX, medical director

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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