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Get ready to put your training into practice with the Physician Pathways Program at Optum. As a part of the Optum network, Optum Tri-State is seeking career-minded final-year Primary and/or Specialty Care Residents and Fellows ready to get a head start on their clinical career with a forward-thinking organization that is transforming the future of care. At Optum, we are transforming healthcare nationally while providing physician-led care locally. Work with the largest care delivery organization in the world and start doing your life’s best work. (sm)  

 

Position Highlights 

  • Receive a generous guaranteed salary in your final year of training 
  • Enhance the experience of your final months of training and eliminate the burden of job searching 
  • Learn how to operate and thrive in a value-based care model in a system that is driving population health initiatives nationally 
  • Grow exposure to the Quadruple Aim framework and various understandings of care settings 
  • Mentorship from experienced physicians within your future practice easing transition from training into practice 
  • The customized program will be completed at Optum Tri-State facilities in New Jersey and/or virtually with deep exposure to primary and specialty care the practice environment that will require a commitment of only a few hours per month. 

 

What makes Optum different? 

  • Providers are supported to practice at the peak for their license 
  • As one of the most dynamic and progressive health care organizations in the country, Optum consistently delivers clinical outcomes that meet or exceed national standards 
  • We promote a culture of clinical innovation and transformation 
  • We are a top performer nationally of the Quadruple Aim initiative 
  • We are influencing change on a national scale while still maintaining the culture and community or our local organizations 

Required Qualifications:

  • M.D. or D.O.
  • Must be transitioning into their final year of residency or fellowship or early into their final year.
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preferred candidate will be a local physician resident in New Jersey.

 

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment. 

 

The Optum Story in the Tri-State Region:

Optum Tri-State was formed in 2022 by bringing together Riverside Medical Group, CareMount Medical and ProHealth Care. The regional alignment combines resources and services across the care continuum – from preventative medicine to diagnostics to treatment and beyond. As a Patient Centered Medical Home, Optum Tri-State is able to provide patient-focused medical care to the entire family. This dynamic position would afford you the opportunity to join a regional care team of over 2,100 providers who serve nearly 2.0 million patients, our doctors and clinicians have access to the latest medical information and technology, which lets them spend more time with patients, provide better care and realize better outcomes.  

 

About Optum:

At Optum, 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 almost 130 million people through more than 78,000 aligned physicians and 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 at http://www.workatoptum.com/provider

 

Would you thrive with Optum? 

  • Do you strive to 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: 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. 

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Physician Pathways Program - Optum Tri-State - NJ - Primary and/or Specialty Care
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