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Do what you love with people you love.
LIFE CHANGING WORK
Our practice isn’t just about patients. It’s about life. It’s about making life better and making it healthier - for the people we serve and for ourselves. It’s not the kind of work we can do alone. We do it together. With a team we trust and enjoy. With other physicians who aim high and lead well. And with the same passion that led us to doctor in the first place. Together we’re becoming better people and having greater impact – because our lives are changing our work and our work is changing lives.
LOOK NO FURTHER
Optum Colorado Springs is a physician-led, close-knit team that has been serving the Colorado Springs community for many years. We’re passionate about patients. We’re leading the State of Colorado toward better healthcare practices, and we’re looking for physicians like you
LOVE YOUR TEAM
A community of care: we work together closely, laugh together readily, and support each other earnestly.
A culture of collaboration: we partner within teams, across roles, and between specialties
BECOME YOUR BEST
Balance: Create the life you want, with meaningful work, reasonable patient loads, limited call and physician wellness support.
Professional development: Receive ongoing opportunities to build your skills and grow your career
We’re looking for Physicians who value:
Being led by Physicians
Collaborating with a great team
Being part of a community of providers
Becoming their best
We are seeking a full-time BC/BE general Pediatrician to join our group.
Pediatricians provide comprehensive, coordinated care to a broad range of pediatric patients (Newborn- 18 years) with diverse pathological conditions. Skills and experience in preventative healthcare, ethical issues, diagnostic test interpretation, physical examination, procedures, pharmacological and physical therapies, medical interviews, psychological and physiological child development issues. Training and experience in treating pediatric patients with acute and chronic medical conditions in outpatient settings is required.
Patient office visits including exams, procedures and prescription of therapies
Attend and share Level One nursery rounding and call (no attendance of deliveries)
Provide clinically appropriate clinical, compassionate, and effective treatment for health problems and health prevention
Ability and willingness to provide appropriate education and consultation with subordinates in either inpatient or outpatient settings
Active unrestricted Colorado medical licensure in Pediatrics
Maintenance of active privileges with no restrictions at hospitals that OptumColorado has selected
Competency in procedures selected to be performed as specified in delineation of privileges
Demonstrated training and knowledge to perform major responsibilities listed above
Interviewing techniques with special emphasis on behavioral, psychosocial, and family unit issues
Diagnosis and management of acute episodic medical illness commonly encountered in pediatric populations
Diagnosis and treatment of acute problems associated with chronic disease, such as asthma and diabetes, in conjunction with specialty providers, when indicated
Familiar with principles of discharge planning and continuity of care
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.
Board certified or Board Eligible in Pediatrics
Active and unrestricted medical license in the State of Colorado or ability to obtain
DEA License or ability to obtain
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
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.
We offer patient care that is compassionate, appropriate and effective for the treatment of health problems and the promotion of health. Our employees work with professionalism, as manifested through a commitment to carrying out professional responsibilities, adherence to ethical principles, and sensitivity to a diverse patient population.
We run a systems-based practice, as manifested by actions that demonstrate an awareness of and responsiveness to the larger context and system of health care and the ability to effectively call on system resources to provide care that is of optimal value.
We offer an attractive base salary, sign on bonus, quarterly bonus plan, and comprehensive fringe benefits package, including medical, dental, and life insurance, STD/LTD, professional liability, matching 401K, relocation costs, paid vacation, paid CME with $3500 allowance, and eight company paid holidays. Differential for supervision of extenders.
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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)
Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $211,000 to $296,700. 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: 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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