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Gastroenterologist - Riverside Medical Group - Lakewood, NJ

Company: Optum
Location: Lakewood
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Gastroenterology opening in Lakewood, New Jersey. This and other physician jobs brought to you by DocCafe

As a part of Optum Care, the largest network of medical groups in the nation, Riverside Medical Group is seeking a Gastroenterologist to join our growing team in Lakewood, New Jersey – only minutes from the shore. 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:


Independent practice with strong affiliation with local tertiary care hospital that provides a full range of gastroenterology medicine
Surgery Center/ASC Ownership opportunities
Robust in-house diagnostic testing facility
Full complement of support teams to assist with patient care




Responsibilities:


Consult with patients to understand their health concerns and perform specialized tests to diagnose and treat patients
Perform endoscopic and colonoscopy procedures
Examines patients in clinic, hospital rounds and performs surgical procedures as needed
Consult with patient's primary care physician and other specialists




What makes an Optum Care 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:


Guaranteed, competitive compensation model based on quality, not quantity, with significant earning potential, annual increases, and bonus eligibility
Fortune 5 Company – UnitedHealth Group
Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP for UHG Stock)
Physician Partnership Plan (Optum Care)
Comprehensive benefits plan inclusive of medical, dental, vision, STD/LTD, CME and malpractice coverage
Robust retirement including employer funded contributions and employee stock purchase plan
Physician Partnership opportunities with Optum




About Riverside Medical Group

Riverside Medical Group provides services across the care continuum – from preventive medicine to diagnostics to treatment and beyond. As a truly integrated health system, our physicians and advanced practice clinicians are part of a much larger care team in primary care, urgent care and more than 25 specialties, as well as ambulatory surgery, imaging and more. As a Patient Centered Medical Home, Riverside is able to provide patient-focused medical care to the entire family. Part of a regional team of over 2,100 providers who serve more than 1.6 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.



Just like Riverside Medical Group, Optum Care strives to make health care simpler and help people feel their best. As part of Optum, Riverside Medical Group joins a nationwide family of dedicated physicians and care teams working together to help people live their healthiest lives.


Required Qualifications:


Unrestricted licensure in the state of New Jersey or has New Jersey application in process
Board Certification or board eligibility in Gastroenterology
Active and unrestricted DEA License or ability to obtain prior to start
Active New Jersey CDS License or ability to obtain prior to start
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 almost 20 million people through more than 58,000 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



Would you thrive with Optum Care?


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?




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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