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UnitedHealth Group

Rheumatologist - Worcester, MA - Reliant Medical Group

Healthcare

Medical Director

No

Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

Opportunities with Reliant Medical Group. When you join Reliant, you’ll be part of a community-based, multi-specialty, physician-led medical group. Primary care and specialist providers work collaboratively on a common purpose: improving the quality, cost and experience of health care. With the resources of a global health organization - Optum - behind us, we’re at the forefront of value-based care. Supported by a patient-centric business model – your integrated care teams focus on the best patient care, rather than volume. Providers practice at the peak of their license - focusing effective, quality care and plans. Through innovation and superior care management, we support a focus on patients and on your wellbeing. Discover a place where you can help shape the future of health care and do your life’s best work.(sm)

As part of OptumCare, the largest network of medical groups in the nation, Reliant Medical Group is seeking a Full Time Rheumatologist (40 hours) to join our team in Worcester, MA. We offer a full range of outpatient primary care and over 30 different specialties including orthopedics, physiatry, vascular surgery, podiatry, physical therapy and urgent care. We have DXA and musculoskeletal ultrasound on site and bone densitometry reports are prepared by rheumatologists.

Position Highlights

  • Collegial group practice with a large referral base
  • Call schedule - 1:7
  • 7 Physicians and 1 Advanced Practitioner
  • Excellent support staff and state of the art Epic EMR system
  • Dedicated practice management systems in place
  • Resident and student teaching; and clinical research opportunity available if desired
  • Opportunity for academic appointment

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
  • Reliant is a top performer of the Quadruple Aim initiative in Massachusetts
  • We are influencing change on a national scale while still maintaining the culture and community of our local care organizations

Compensation & Benefits Highlights

  • Physician partnership opportunities with OptumCare
  • Dedicated CME time & allowance
  • Excellent paid time off package
  • Robust retirement package including employer funded contributions
  • Company paid malpractice insurance and tail coverage

About Reliant Medical Group

At Reliant Medical Group, transforming the delivery of health care across Central and Boston Metro-west Massachusetts is our passion. Founded in 1929, we are an established multi-specialty, physician led integrated healthcare delivery system, with 500 providers that care for over 325,000 patients throughout our 19 locations. Recognized nationally for an innovative, sustainable care model and advanced EHR platform, we offer a full range of outpatient primary care and over 30 different specialties including hospital medicine, comprehensive radiology services, and urgent care.

Reliant Medical Group has a long history of commitment to value-based care and clinical excellence. The organization exceeds the 90th percentile in most HEDIS measures, is among the top provider groups nationally in patient experience and provides care at a cost well below market competitors. Reliant is also committed to the provider experience and understands that the best path to better patient care is by ensuring that providers and staff are happy, engaged, and productive.

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:

  • BC/ BE in Rheumatology
  • Unlimited Licensure in the state of Massachusetts
  • Active DEA License
  • 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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Fluency in EMR systems & technology

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.

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 17 million people through more than 45,000 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 www.workatoptum.com.

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?

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare 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.

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

Key Words: Full Time, Rheumatologist, Reliant Medical Group, Worcester, MA, Massachusetts

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