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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
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Full Job Description

Here at Optum, the largest network of medical groups in the nation, we are seeking an Orthopedic Physician Assistant to join our growing Orthopedic Specialty Care team in the Tri-State region at our Lake Success, NY clinic – a charming suburban community nearby Manhattan.
Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

Position Highlights:

      • Collegial multispecialty group practice with a large referral base and a focus on provider wellness and team-based care
      • Full complement of excellent support staff and dedicated practice management systems in place that enable you to practice at the peak of your medical license
      • Advanced Practice Clinician Partnership Plan and unlimited room for growth
      • Assists physicians in surgeries and providing comprehensive care in sports medicine

Responsibilities:

      • Perform comprehensive and problem-focused medical history and physical examinations
      • Implement therapeutic intervention for specific conditions
      • Order and perform diagnostic procedures and studies, such as EMG, Electrocardiogram, Compartment pressure measurements, X-ray examinations, CT, MRI, and bone scans
      • Perform minor outpatient procedures, such as hardware removal, incision and drainage, K-wire removal, percutaneous pinning of fractures, tendon repair, wound closure, wound debridement, needle biopsy and wound care/management
      • Perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, such as brace, cast, and splint applications, closed reduction of fractures and dislocations, injection of joints, joint and bursa aspirations

What makes an Optum 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:

      • Guaranteed, competitive compensation model based on quality, not quantity, with significant earning potential, annual increases, and bonus eligibility
      • Fortune 5 Company – UnitedHealth Group
      • Robust retirement offerings including employer funded contributions and our Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP for UHG Stock)
      • Advanced Practice Clinician Partnership Plan
      • Comprehensive benefits plan inclusive of medical, dental, vision, STD/LTD, CME and malpractice coverage

About the Optum Tri-State Regional Care Team:

Optum’s Tri-State regional care team, including legacy Riverside Medical Group, CareMount and ProHealth Medical Groups, provides services across the care continuum – from preventive medicine to diagnostics to treatment and beyond. As a truly integrated health system, our physicians and advanced practice clinicians are part of a much larger care team in primary care, urgent care and more than 25 specialties, as well as ambulatory surgery, imaging and more. As a Patient Centered Medical Home, Optum Tri-State is able to provide patient-focused medical care to the entire family. Part of a tri-state regional care team of over 2,100 providers who serve more than 1.6 million patients, our doctors and clinicians have access to the latest medical information and technology, which lets them spend more time with patients, provide better care and realize better outcomes.

Required Qualifications:

      • Unrestricted Physician Assistant licensure in the state of New York or has New York application in process
      • Graduate of an Accredited Physician Assistant program, Masters level preferred
      • National Board Certification
      • Active and unrestricted DEA License or ability to obtain prior to start
      • Active New York CDS license or ability to obtain prior to start

New York Residents Only: The salary range for this role is $114,784 to $154,951 per year. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to local labor markets, education, work experience, certifications, etc. UnitedHealth Group complies with all minimum wage laws as applicable. 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: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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.