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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Health insurance
  • Loan repayment program
  • Paid time off

Full Job Description

ProHealth Physicians, part of the Optum family of businesses, is seeking a Family Medicine trained Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our team at Middlesex Family Physicians in Middletown, Connecticut. Optum is a clinician-led care organization that is changing the way clinicians work and live every day.
At Optum, you’ll have the clinical resources, data and support of a global organization behind you so you can help your patients live healthier lives. Here, you’ll work alongside talented peers in a collaborative environment that is guided by diversity and inclusion while driving towards the Quadruple Aim. We believe you deserve an exceptional career and will empower you to live your best life at work and at home. Experience the fulfillment of advancing the health of your community with the excitement of contributing new practice ideas and initiatives that could help improve care for millions of patients across the country. Because together, we have the power to make health care better for everyone. Join us and discover how rewarding medicine can be while Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

Position Highlights:

      • Physician-led, patient centered, team-based, supportive primary care environment
      • On-Call is Optional and there are No evenings nor weekend requirements
      • Onboarding and mentorship program that is intentional and personalized
      • Moderate scheduling templates promoting work and life balance
      • Autonomy in practice while collaborating with other clinicians
      • Growth, Leadership, and Supplemental Income opportunities
      • Primary Care with a dedicated patient panel and team-based practice
      • Seeking Full-Time commitment of 34 direct patient care hours per week (4 days/wk)
      • Educate and empower your patients to take ownership of their health

Compensation & Benefits Highlights:

      • Competitive Compensation with Income Guarantee and Quality Bonus incentives
      • ESPP (Employee Stock Purchase Plan) – discount on UHG Stock
      • Robust Retirement Package (including employer funded contributions)
      • Dedicated CME time / allowance and Paid-Time Off
      • Loan Repayment and additional incentives for eligible providers
      • Fortune 5 Organization backing and strength
      • High-earning potential
      • Autonomy in practice with support of colleagues

What makes an Optum Care organization different?

      • Providers are supported to practice at the peak of their license
      • We are a physician-led provider group practicing in a value-oriented model
      • We are influencing change on a national scale while still maintaining the culture and community of our local care organizations
      • Driving towards the Quadruple Aim with a focus on quality and innovation

About ProHealth Physicians

ProHealth Physicians, a part of Optum, is Connecticut’s leading health care delivery organization providing Primary Care across the state for over 25 years. We are focused on reinventing health care to help keep people healthier and feeling their best, not constantly in the hospital system. This is the premise behind value-based care. Our family of primary care providers care for more than 360,000 people statewide across the lifespan. We are privileged to be trusted by our patients with their health and well-being for nearly three decades.

Our premier group currently employs nearly 250 Physicians and 150 APCs in Primary Care with areas of focus in family medicine, internal medicine, and pediatric medicine.

Required Qualifications:
      • Master’s degree in Nursing [APRN or FNP] or Physician Assistant program
      • Unrestricted Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant license in CT (or ability to obtain)
      • Certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner through the ANCC/AANP or certified as a Physician Assistant through the NCCPA
      • Unrestricted CSR and DEA license (or willing to obtain prior to start)

Connecticut 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.

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