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Urgent Care Physician - Riverside Medical Group - Derby, CT - 5,000 Sign-On Bonus

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Middletown
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

As a part of the OptumCare network, Riverside Medical Group is seeking an -Urgent Care Physicia n to join our growing team in Connecticut with multiple practice locations available. 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:
Deliver the highest quality urgent care services, including:
Physical examinations
Incisions and drainage
Splinting
Suturing
Managing infection and wound care
What makes an OptumCare organization different?
Providers are supported to practice at the peak of their license
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
The culture is one of clinical innovation and transformation
We are influencing change on a national scale while still maintaining the culture and community of our local care organizations
Compensation & Benefits Highlights
Competitive pay
CME reimbursement
Comprehensive health, dental, vision
401k with matching
Short and long term disability, company paid life insurance
Company paid malpractice coverage
Flexible Scheduling
Upward career growth and professional development
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 care.
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.
Required Qualifications:
Unrestricted licensure in the state of Connecticut or has started Connecticut state license application process
An unrestricted DEA license (or ability to obtain prior to start)
Must be CPR certified (or able to obtain prior to start)
DOT certification (or ability to obtain within the first 60 days of employment)
Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance

Preferred Qualifications:
2+ years of experience working as a Physician in an emergency or urgent care setting
Willing and able to assist at other center locations in the area

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.

**PLEASE NOTE** The sign on bonus is only available to external candidates. - Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or a related entity in a full time, part time, or per diem basis ("Internal Candidates") are not eligible to receive a sign on bonus.

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?

Job Keywords: -Urgent Care Physician, CT Urgent Care, Urgent Care Doctor, Urgent Care CT, Urgent Care Derby CT, MD, DO

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, Middletown , Urgent Care Physician - Riverside Medical Group - Derby, CT - 5,000 Sign-On Bonus, Healthcare , Middletown, Connecticut

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