Pediatrician/ Medical Director (Fort Worth)

DaVita in Fort Worth, TX

  • Industry: Executive Management - Administrative/Operational Support
  • Type: Full Time
  • $150,220.00 - 177,500.00
position filled

Optum is looking for a Full-Time Pediatrician/ Medical Director (.5 Pediatrician/ .5 Medical Director) to join our team in picturesque Colorado Springs.Were proudly part of OptumCare. The Pediatric Medical Director provides leadership and mentorship to all pediatric physicians, other clinicians and staff. Provides oversight of pediatric clinics within OptumCare and the Pediatric Department.

Reporting directly to the Chief Medical Offer, you will work collaboratively with other Medical Directors and the Executive Leadership Team to help shape and meet the strategic goals and objectives of the Medical Group.

You bring to the table relevant experience in developing a specialty medical program combined with excellent leadership, relationship-building, strategic planning and operations experience.. You are also fluent in managed care financial concepts (capitation, IBNR, and MLR)

We will support you with a comprehensive compensation package, an outstanding support team (including a site manager, MA and facilities support staff within your practice) and a commitment to continuing to develop you as a leader

Business Acumen, Leadership, Building Trust, Facilitating Change, Managing Conflict and Building Strategic Work Relationships.


Want to doctor in a place that lets you truly doctor? Looking for a team that looks out for you? Want to make a real difference in the lives you touch?



Required: Fully licensed as a pediatrician in the state of Colorado, or able to obtain CO license.

Preferred: Masters Degree in related filed (MRA,MPH,MHA)


Two (2) years experience at senior leadership level in medical group or network

Five (5) years experience as a practicing pediatrician preferably in a medical group


Experience in both fee-for-service and managed care operations


Required: Current MD/DO medical license in the state of Colorado, Board Certified or in the process of obtaining certification unless granted an exemption by Credentialing Committee. Colorado DEA Registration

Additional information:


Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

Ability to comfortably use Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Thorough understanding of medical group business models and clinical processes.

Excellent understanding of medical group financial concepts, including revenue cycle, physician compensation models, and preferably including managed care financial concepts (capitation, IBNR, and MLR)


Business Acumen: Uses economic, financial, market, and industry data to understand and improve business results; uses ones understanding of major business functions, industry trends, and own organizations position to contribute to effective business strategies and tactics. Leadership: Demonstrates the traits, inclinations, and dispositions that characterize successful leaders; exhibits behavior styles that meet the demands of the leader role. Identifies goals for site or department in consultation with other Medical Directors and Operations leadership; leads efforts by providers and teammates to achieve those goals

Building Trust: Interacts with others in a way that gives them confidence in ones intentions and those of the organization.

Facilitating Change: Encourages others to seek opportunities for different and innovative approaches to addressing problems and opportunities; facilitates the implementation and acceptance of change within the workplace. Encourages others to participate in creating a positive culture of the Clinic and the Medical Group and to uphold the Mission, Vision and live the Core Values .

Managing Conflict: Deals effectively with others in an antagonistic situation; uses appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people. Building Strategic Work Relationships: Develops and uses collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.


Leads and manages the operations of pediatric medical programs, patient clinics or company initiatives. Trains and supervises Lead Pediatricians engaged in pediatric care activities and procedures as appropriate. Provides financial leadership; Profit & Loss (P&L)/ business management training to Lead Pediatricians. Provides leadership coaching and developmental feedback to Lead Pediatricians and other clinicians throughout the year. Collaborate with ELT to implement an infrastructure and system in place to measure quality and provide timely data to physicians on their performance. Implement measurable quality indicators. Recruit, hire, train, develop and manage Lead Pediatricians, other clinicians and support staff to meet the needs of the departments/clinics. Directs and integrates the activities of multiple and major projects; ensuring the project efforts are generally cohesive, consistent, and effective in supporting the Medical Groups mission, goals, and strategic plan. Represents the pediatrics department to internal and external communities, business and industry, government, foundation and the general community. Promote and enhance the image of Optum, the department and participate in appropriate professional and academic organizations. Knowledge of current principles, methods and procedures for the delivery of medical evaluation diagnosis and treatment in area of expertise.

Posted 25 Days Ago

Full time


About Us

DaVita Medical Group is a division of DaVita Inc., a Fortune 500 company, that operates and manages medical groups and affiliated physician networks in California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico, Pennsylvania and Washington. A leading independent medical group in America, DaVita Medical Group has over two decades of experience providing coordinated, outcomes-based medical care in a cost-effective manner. DaVita Medical Groups teammates, employed clinicians and affiliated clinicians provided care for approximately 1.7 million patients. DaVita Medical Groups leadership development initiatives and social responsibility efforts have been recognized by Fortune, Modern Healthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu. For more information, please visit? .

We offer a competitive wage and a comprehensive benefits package which includes insurance programs covering medical, dental, vision, life, long-term disability, paid time off, education reimbursement, and a 401(k) plan.

DaVita Medical Group is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. As such, DaVita Medical Group makes hiring decisions solely on the basis of qualifications and experience, and without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.

DaVita Medical Group will consider qualified applicants who have criminal histories in a manner consistent with the law.

Associated topics: administrative, administrative staff, asso, associate, document, facilities, food, operations director, records management, staff

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