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Pediatric Advanced Practice Clinician - Optum / Riverside Medical Group - Howell, NJ

Company: Optum
Location: Howell
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

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Optum Care, the largest care-delivery organization in the world, is seeking a Pediatric Advanced Practice Clinician (i.e., Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner) to join our growing team in greater Howell, NJ 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

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.

Position Highlights:

  • Physician-led, patient centered team-based environment.
  • Providing full spectrum Pediatric Care, focusing on value-based care and supported by a robust team of specialists.
  • Full-time; Work-Life Balance; Flexible Scheduling (i.e., combination of day and evening shift hours Monday - Friday, with occasional weekend coverage, catered to your needs).
  • Teamwork; Evidence-based Medicine.
  • Autonomy to practice at the peak of your license.
  • Supported to grow your practice and patient panel.
  • Robust onboarding and training program for new clinicians.
  • Primary office location in Howell, NJ.
  • Rotating weekend on-call support and travel among multiple office locations as dictated by staffing needs required.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Direct and manage a complete continuum of high-quality care within the care team.
    • Treat chronic diseases and disorders.
    • Reviews patient file/record, including allergies, problems, medications, and immunization status.
    • Elicits and records information about patient's medical history.
    • 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.

      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 and Well-Being.
      • 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.
      • A culture of Innovation, Collaboration, Transformation, and Growth.
      • 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 open heart.

        Compensation & Benefits Highlights:

        • Compensation based on quality, not quantity – including incoming guarantee with bonus incentives.
        • Annual increase and Bonus Eligibility.
        • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, and Vision coverage.
        • Excellent PTO package (increasing with tenure).
        • Robust retirement including employer funded contributions.
        • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP for UGH stock).
        • Physician partnership opportunities with Optum.
        • Company paid malpractice insurance and tail coverage.
        • Consistent Career Growth, Professional Development, and Supportive Culture.
        • Fortune 5 Company – United Health Group

          You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.
          Required Qualifications:

          • Current, unrestricted Physician Assistant or Pediatric APN license in the state of New Jersey or has New Jersey application in process
          • NCCPA, AANP, or ANCC certification (or ability to obtain prior to start)
          • 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 requirement 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

            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

            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?

              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

              Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

              *All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.

              Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The Salary range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The Salary range for Connecticut/Nevada residents is $90,500 to $161,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives

              Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer 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.

              UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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