Endocrinologist, AppleCare Medical - Downey, CA

UnitedHealth Group - Downey, CA3.6

Full-timeEstimated: $89,000 - $120,000 a year
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Over the last 17 years, the multispecialty medical group of independent practices has expanded into new communities, contracted with more hospitals and health plans, and added over 50 new doctors - but the mission has remained the same. Today, AppleCare Medical is comprised of hundreds of board - certified private - practice, independent physicians. Collectively, our physicians have been serving the Southeast area of Los Angeles and Northern Orange County for decades, providing their medical expertise and passion to improving the health of our communities.

The Endocrinologist is responsible for improving the clinical outcomes for the diabetic patient population within AppleCare Medical Group. This includes planning, implementing and monitoring of interventions to achieve this goal and working closely with the Diabetes Program Medical Director and the AppleCare Medical Group clinical leadership team.

Primary Responsibilities:
Treats and examines patients and makes diagnoses for illnesses in the thyroid, pituitary, adrenal and hypothalamus glands
Treats diseases and conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, cholesterol imbalances, osteoporosis, infertility and cancers of the endocrine glands
Provide patients with information on diet, hygiene, exercise and educate them on necessary lifestyle changes they may need to make, to positively influence their health conditions
Supports the development of a culture of collaboration and excellence both in patient care and provider satisfaction
Works to ensure there is adequate endocrinology access for patients and timely communication back to the PCP by the endocrinologist and diabetes team
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:
A current and unrestricted MD or DO license in California
Board Certification or eligible in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
Excellent written and oral communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:
1 or more years of clinical practice experience in Endocrinology is preferred
Managed Care experience

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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.

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