Hospitalist Float FT – Optum – Tampa, FL

Job Description

  • Tampa


Optum Florida is seeking a Float Hospitalist to join our team in Tampa. At Optum, we are transforming healthcare nationally while providing Physician-led care locally.  

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together. 

Position Highlights:

      • Lead a collaborative and comprehensive health care team
      • 100% of patients will have an Optum/WellMed primary care provider
      • Our model is designed to provide the most efficient, comprehensive, and proven care techniques to treat the whole patient – physically, mentally, and socially
      • “Quality vs. Quantity Model” – Typical census per hospitalist is 12 to 15 patients per day
      • Patients are predominantly geriatrics with Medicare Advantage coverage
      • Bonus incentives are based on quality metrics  

What makes an Optum organization different?

      • Optum is a health care organization focused on Quality/Value Based Outcomes
      • Our care model limits daily volume to allow our providers the time needed to provide quality care to their patients 
      • We offer clinical and leadership growth and stability second to none
      • Providers are supported to practice at the peak of their license
      • We are influencing change on a national scale while maintaining the culture and community of our local care organizations

Compensation/Benefits Highlights:

      • Guaranteed Base Salary plus Annual Quality Incentive Bonuses
      • OptumCare Physician Partnership Plan
      • CME allowance, 401k with match, Executive Savings Plan, and UHG Employee Stock Purchase Program
      • Comprehensive Benefits from Optum Partner Services  

Required Qualifications:

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


Preferred Qualifications:

      • Bilingual (English/Spanish) fluency
      • A working understanding and support of a managed care environment

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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. 


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


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