Physician - Family Medicine

Corpus Christi, TX

Specialty Family Medicine
Profession Physician

A partner of the Optum Care network, WellMed Medical Group is seeking an internal medicine or family medicine physician to join our Sinton clinic in Corpus Christi, TX.

Position Highlights:

      • Quality vs. quantity – typically see 14 to 16 patients per day (30 min per visit)
      • Instead of RVU or volume metrics, our physicians are measured and rewarded on quality of care
      • Start with 160 hours PTO in first year, plus 5 days for CME, and the clinics are closed for 8 national holidays
      • Strong clinical support team that includes NPs, PAs, RNs, LVNs, MAs, scribes, nurse educators, case managers, clinic administrators, referral managers, coders, centralized scheduling, nurse advice line, and robust IT
      • Collaborate with our primary care physicians (IM & FM), hospitalists, and network of employed/contracted sub-specialists

What makes an OptumCare organization different?

      • WellMed is mostly a Medicare Advantage Plan that operates as a health system focused on quality/value-based outcomes
      • Physician, heal thyself! Our providers are the absolute best in caring for our patients, and we believe that our providers must also have time to care for themselves and their families
      • Most of our physician leaders began their careers in our clinics, developing clinical and leadership growth opportunities for you
      • We are influencing change on a national scale while maintaining the culture and community of our local care organizations
      • We recognize that we are better together, and collaboration is the key to healthier patients and an invigorating work environment

Compensation/Benefits Highlights:

      • Base salary plus annual quality bonus with a target of $50,000
      • 401k with match, Executive Savings Plan, and UHG Employee Stock Purchase Program
      • LTD and STD insurance at no cost to you
      • Liability coverage that doesn’t require tail coverage ever
      • Student Loan Repayment Program
      • OptumCare Physician Partnership Plan
      • More comprehensive benefits from Optum Partner Services  

About WellMed:

At WellMed our focus is simple. We’re innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors.  WellMed has more than 22,000+ primary care physicians, hospitalists, specialists, and advanced practice clinicians who excel in caring for 900,000+ older adults across Texas and Florida. 

Required Qualifications:

      • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.), or M.B.B.S
      • Board certification or eligibility in internal medicine or family medicine
      • Active, unrestricted medical license in Texas or the ability to obtain prior to employment
      • Valid DEA license