Nocturnist Hospitalist Physician – WellMed Networks, Inc – San Antonio, TX

May 19, 2024

Job Description


A partner of the Optum Care network, WellMed Networks, Inc, is seeking a nocturnist to join our Downtown Pod in San Antonio, TX.  

Opportunities at WellMed, part of the Optum family of businesses. We believe all patients are entitled to the highest level of medical care. Here, you will join a team who shares your passion for helping people achieve better health. With opportunities for physicians, clinical staff and non-patient-facing roles, you can make a difference with us as you discover the meaning behind Caring. Connecting. Growing together.   

Position Highlights:

      • Be a part of a collaborative and comprehensive health care team
      • 100% of patients will have a 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” – 4 to 6 admissions a night
      • Patient panel is limited to geriatrics with Medicare Advantage coverage
      • Bonus incentives are based on quality metrics  

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, and UHG Employee Stock Purchase Program
      • 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 Family or Internal Medicine
      • Active, unrestricted medical license in Texas
      • Valid DEA license
      • Ability to work 12 hours at night on a regular basis

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.