1+ months

Pulmonologist - Maplewood, NJ

United Health Group
Maplewood, NJ 07040
  • Job Code
    864048

As a part of the OptumCare network, Riverside Medical Group is seeking a Pulmonology Physician to join our growing team in northern New Jersey.  At Optum, we are transforming healthcare nationally while providing physician-led care locally. Start doing your life's best work with the largest care delivery organization in the world.


Position Highlights

  • Consulting with patients, both out-patient and in-patient, to understand their symptoms and health concerns.
  • Performing and/or overseeing pulmonary procedures.
  • Diagnosing and treating conditions, such as asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema.
  • Using and interpreting pulmonological exams and tests to aid in the diagnosis of cardiopulmonary diseases and conditions, including CT scans, chest fluoroscopies, ultrasounds, and bronchoscopies.
  • Providing immunizations against preventable cardiopulmonary diseases.
  • Maintaining detailed notes of appointments with patients, including comments, tests and/or treatments prescribed, and test results.
  • Referring patients to other specialists when necessary, especially Sleep Medicine for possible sleep apnea patients. 
  • Advising cardiothoracic surgeons of the risk status of patients and recommending interventions to minimize risk, especially in tuberculosis cases.
  • Providing support and advice to patients receiving long-term care.
  • Working with clinical staff and administration teams to grow and expand the practice. 
  • Strong practice support and high patient demand

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

  • Compensation based on quality, not quantity
  • Multiple medical, dental and vision options to choose from
  • Paid STD, LTD, Life and AD&D insurance
  • CME Allowance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Robust retirement including employer funded contributions and employee stock purchase plan
  • Company paid malpractice insurance

 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.

 

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Posted: 2020-07-13 Expires: 2020-10-10

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United Health Group
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