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Optum New Mexico - Rheumatologist - Albuquerque, NM, USA

Job Description

Rheumatology Physician Optum - Albuquerque, NM 

Description

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration, and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing  your life's best work.(sm)

In this position you will provide Rheumatology patient care that is compassionate, appropriate, and effective for the treatment of health problems and the promotion of health.  You will enjoy working with our employees who 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.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Use scientific knowledge, the scientific method of problem solving, evidence-based decision making to evaluate and treat diseases of joints, muscle, bones, and tendons
  • Diagnose and treat arthritis, back pain, muscle strains, common athletic injuries, and 'collagen' diseases
  • Use injection skills for medication administration, specialty-based skills for rheumatology

We offer an attractive base salary, sign on bonus, bonus plan, and comprehensive fringe benefits package, including medical, dental, and life insurance, STD/LTD, professional liability, matching 401K, relocation costs, three weeks paid vacation, one-week paid CME allowance, and eight paid holidays.
Differential for supervision of extenders.

Youll 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:

  • M.D. or D.O.
  • Must have completed residency/fellowship program
  • Medical Licensure in the State of New Mexico or ability to obtain prior to employment
  • Must be board certified or board eligible in specialty
  • DEA license or ability to obtain prior to 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.

Compensation & Benefits Highlights

  • Med/Den/Vis, STD, LTD, United Health stock options
  • Continuing Medical Education allowance with time off
  • Robust Relocation program   
  • Professional Liability Insurance
  • Excellent PTO package
  • Generous retirement program including employer funded contributions (401K) 

  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.

 

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.   

 

Contact Email: Brian.Worth@Optum.com
Employer: Optum
Location: Albuquerque, NM, USA
Position Type: Physician (MD, DO, Resident)
Employment Type: Permanent
Specialty: Rheumatology
Salary Range: