Urgent Care - Physician - Optum, Riverside Medical Group - Ledgewood, NJ
Posted on: September 21, 2022
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OptumCare, the largest care-delivery organization in the world, is
seeking a dedicated, patient-centric Urgent Care Physician to join
our growing team in Ledgewood, New Jersey at Riverside Medical
Group. At Optum, we are evolving health care nationally while
providing physician-led care locally so that everyone can have an
opportunity to live their healthiest life. It's everything health
care should be. Together, for better health. Work with the world's
largest care delivery organization, reach for more and start doing
your life's best work. (SM)
Physician-led, patient centered team-based environment.
Providing full spectrum Urgent Care for Pediatric & Adult patients,
focusing on value-based care, and supported by a robust team of
specialists [broad spectrum medicine].
Clinical Aptitude: Suture, I&D, Splinting, X-Ray Reading,
Pediatrics & Adults, Occupational Medicine, Diagnostic and Lab
Interpretations, Managing Infection and Wound Care.
Full-time; Work-Life Balance; Flexible Scheduling.
Office hours are 8:00a – 8:00p; 365 days of the year).
Full-Time requires thirteen to fourteen 12-hour shifts per month,
of which 4 shifts must be weekends (i.e., Saturday's and/or
Average patient load = 2 – 4 patients per hour, based on
Teamwork; Evidence-based Medicine.
Autonomy to practice at the peak of your license.
Supported to grow your practice and patient panel.
Direct and manage a complete continuum of high-quality care within
the care team.---
Treat acute diseases and disorders, minor injuries, minor,
procedures, ortho/splinting, interpretation of digital X-Ray's,
physical examinations, and more.
Reviews patient file/record, including allergies, problems,
medications, and immunization status.---
Elicits and records information about patient's medical
Orders or executes various tests, analyses, and diagnostic images
to provide information on patient's condition.---
Analyzes reports and findings of tests and examination and
diagnoses condition of patient.---
Oversees and provides collaborative support to Advanced Practice
What makes an OptumCare organization different?
- Value-Based care model; Evidence-Based medicine.
- Quadruple Aim: Improving Patient Satisfaction; Lowering Costs;
Delivery High0Qaulity Outcomes; Increasing Provider Satisfaction
- Providers are supported to practice at the peak of their
- We recognize that if you want to provide good care and do it
well, you can't do it alone – this is the foundation of the
team-based care model.
- A culture of Innovation, Collaboration, Transformation, and
- We are influencing change on a national scale while still
maintaining the culture and community of our local care
organizations; putting people first and working together with
"Optum-ism" striving to improve everyday with an open mind and an
Compensation & Benefits Highlights:
- Compensative salary with annual increases.
- Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, and Vision
- Excellent PTO package (increasing with tenure).
- Robust retirement including employer funded
- Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP for UGH stock).
- Advanced Practice Clinician partnership opportunities with
- Company paid malpractice insurance and tail coverage.
- Consistent Career Growth, Professional Development, and
- Fortune 5 Company – United Health Group.
- Supportive and appreciative culture.
About Riverside Medical Group:
Riverside Medical Group is the premier medical practice in New
Jersey serving patients in Hudson, Bergen, Passaic, Essex,
Middlesex, Burlington, and Camden counties. We have over 60
locations and 180 board-certified medical providers specializing in
Adult Medicine, Pediatrics, ENT, Foot & Ankle, Gastroenterology,
Rheumatology, Cardiology, Behavioral Health, Physical Therapy,
Allergy & Immunology, Developmental Health, Pain Management,
Chiropractic and Optometry.
As a National Committee for Quality Assurance "Level III- Patient
Centered Medical Home," Riverside is able to provide
patient-focused precision medical care to the entire family and is
committed to providing patients with the highest quality medical
In addition to providing the highest quality of care, Riverside
offers its patients the best hours of operation of any private
practice in the country. Patients have around-the-clock access to a
health-care team and have the benefit of same day and walk in
appointments. As an advocate for prenatal health and education,
Riverside offers prenatal classes every weekend free of charge.
Riverside believes in giving back to their community and the
patients they serve through health fairs, charitable
giving/foundation, and free medical education.
- Doctoral degree (MD or DO) from an accredited program.
- Board certification or board eligibility in relevant
- Active and unrestricted medical license in the State of New
- Active and unrestricted DEA License (or ability to obtain prior
- Active New Jersey CDS license (or ability to obtain prior to
- Must be CPR certified (or willing to obtain prior to
- DOT certification (or ability to obtain within the first 60
days of employment).
- You will be provisioned with appropriate Personal Protective
Equipment (PPE) and are required to perform this role with patients
and members on site, as this is an essential function of this
- 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.
To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and
communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate
companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19
vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some
roles require full COVID-19 vaccination 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 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 at www.workatoptum.com.
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
- 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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