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Neurology - WellMed Network, Inc - San Antonio, TX

Employer
Optum
Location
San Antonio, TX
Closing date
Jul 10, 2025

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Specialty
Neurology

Job Details

A partner of the OptumCare network, WellMed Networks, Inc (WNI) is seeking a general neurologist to join our team in San Antonio. We are transforming healthcare nationally while providing physician-led care locally. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

Position Highlights
  • Provide health care and treatment services to patients with neurological conditions
  • Referral base of 100+ employed primary care physicians and 100's of contracted primary care physicians
  • Value based approach to specialty care
  • "Quality vs. Quantity Model" - Typically see 14 patients per day
  • Patient panel is limited to geriatrics with Medicare Advantage coverage
  • All metrics are based on quality


What makes an OptumCare organization different?
  • WellMed is a Medicare Advantage Plan that operates as a health system 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:
  • Base Salary plus Annual Quality Incentive with a target of $50,000
  • OptumCare Physician Partnership Plan
  • 401k with match, Executive Savings Plan with Match, and UHG Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Comprehensive Benefits from Optum Provider Services


At 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 240,000+ 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.

Required Qualifications:
  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.), or M.B.B.S
  • Board certification in Neurology
  • Active, unrestricted medical license in Texas


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.

Company

Optum is the health care technology and innovation company of the UnitedHealth Group enterprise along with UnitedHealthcare. We unite local care with national resources to empower clinicians like you to make health care more responsive, effective and personalized. Help us shape a health system that cares deeply for not only its patients but also its providers. We believe that a supportive/flexible work environment is essential for the well-being of our clinicians and the communities we serve.

Caring. We recognize the need for work-life balance and support in the health care workforce. We offer comprehensive benefits and resources, from flexible work options to financial counseling. We offer benefits that help you feel your best both personally and professionally. Learn more about what we offer.

Connecting.  We’re committed to fostering a culture where clinicians collaborate with diverse talent to innovate and improve health care for all. You’ll be part of a team that values your expertise and supports you in making a local impact backed by a national network. Learn more about our culture.

Growing together. We provide career trajectories that grow with your aspirations. With a guaranteed competitive compensation model based on quality, not quantity, we reward you for your contributions. We also offer robust clinician learning and development programs to empower you to practice at the peak of your license. Discover all the ways you can learn, grow and develop.

 

 

 

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