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Physician, Pediatrician - Colorado Springs, CO




Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

Colorado…where gorgeous weather, incredible views, access to outdoor activities and endless adventure opportunities right at your fingertips, are just a few of the perks you get when you move to this beautiful state. In Colorado Springs, we are lucky to have the best of both worlds. We have biking, hiking and skiing right out our doors while still have the amenities of a largrt city. We aren’t your typical city either. We have the big city opportunities while keeping the small town feel. Colorado Springs, with over 300+ days of sunshine a year, is the perfect place for you and your family.

Do what you love with people you love.


  • 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.


  • 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


You’ll gain:

  • 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


You’ll enjoy:

  • 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

  • Serving patients

  • 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.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Patient office visits including exams, procedures and prescription of therapies

  • Provide clinically appropriate clinical, compassionate, and effective treatment for health problems and health prevention

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:

  • 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. 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

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.

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 $210,000 to $325,000. 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.