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General Neurologist for Desirable San Antonio Opportunity – No State Income Tax!

San Antonio, Texas
Base Salary plus Annual Quality Incentive
Closing date
Aug 23, 2024

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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 neurology 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

Community Highlights:

  • Texas offers no state in come tax
  • San Antonio has a low cost of living, with 8% lower than the national average
  • Affordable housing
  • One of the fastest growing cities in the country 
  • Sunny weather with an average of 2220 days of sunshine per year

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

The OptumCare Story:

At OptumCare, we’ve found that putting clinicians at the center of care is the best way to improve lives. Our physician-led organization is one of the most dynamic and progressive health care organizations in the world, serving over 14 million people through more than 38,000 aligned physicians and 9,000 advanced practice clinicians. You will find our team working in local clinics, surgery centers and urgent care centers, within care models focused on managing risk, higher quality outcomes and driving change through collaboration and innovation. Learn more about our journey here.

Would you thrive with OptumCare?

  • Do you practice evidence-based medicine?
  • Are you seeking a practice focused on patient-centered quality care, not volume?
  • Are you a team player – comfortable delegating and empowering teams?
  • Are you constantly seeking better ways to do things?
  • Do you want to be part of something better?

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.



At Optum, you’ll have the clinical resources, data and support of a global organization behind you so you can help your patients live healthier lives. Here, you’ll work alongside talented peers in a collaborative environment that is guided by diversity and inclusion while driving towards the Quadruple Aim. We believe you deserve an exceptional career, and will empower you to live your best life at work and at home.

Experience the fulfillment of advancing the health of your community with the excitement of contributing new practice ideas and initiatives that could help improve care for millions of patients across the country. Because together, we have the power to make health care better for everyone. Join us and discover how rewarding medicine can be while Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

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