Family Medicine Physician - Optum / Riverside Medical Group - Medford, NJ

Medford, New Jersey
Jan 28, 2023
Feb 03, 2023
Contract Type
Full Time
Optum Care, the largest care-delivery organization in the world, is seeking a dedicated, patient-centric?Family Medicine or Internal Medicine Physician?to join our growing team in Medford, NJ at Optum Tri-State (i.e., previously Riverside Medical Group). At Optum, we are evolving health care nationally while providing physician-led care locally so that everyone can have an opportunity to live their healthiest life. It’s everything health care should be. Together, for better health. Work with the world’s largest care delivery organization, reach for more and start doing?your life’s best work.SM? 


Position Highlights: 

    Physician-led, patient centered team-based environment.??  Providing full spectrum Family/Internal Medicine & Adult Primary Care, focusing on value-based care, and supported by a robust team of specialists.  Full-time; Work-Life Balance; Flexible Scheduling (potential for 8 or 10-hour shifts; Monday - Friday).  Office hours 8:00am – 8:00pm (Tues & Weds); 8:00a – 4:00p (Mon, Weds, & Fri).  Telephone only on-call, every 4th weekend (shared on rotating basis with our Medford clinicians).  Teamwork; Evidence-based Medicine.  Autonomy to practice at the peak of your license.  Supported to grow your practice and patient panel.  Must be comfortable working with advanced providers. 

Primary Responsibilities: 

    Direct and manage a complete continuum of high-quality care within the care team.??  Treat chronic diseases and disorders.??  Reviews patient file/record, including allergies, problems, medications, and immunization status.??  Elicits and records information about patient’s medical history.??  Orders or executes various tests, analyses, and diagnostic images to provide information on patient’s condition.??  Analyzes reports and findings of tests and examination and diagnoses condition of patient.?? 

What makes an OptumCare organization different? 

    Value-Based care model; Evidence-Based medicine.  Quadruple Aim: Improving Patient Satisfaction; Lowering Costs; Delivery High0Qaulity Outcomes; Increasing Provider Satisfaction and Well-Being.  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.  A culture of Innovation, Collaboration, Transformation, and Growth.  We are influencing change on a national scale while still maintaining the culture and community of our local care organizations; putting people first and working together with “Optum-ism” striving to improve everyday with an open mind and an open heart. 

Compensation & Benefits Highlights: 

    Compensation based on quality, not quantity – including incoming guarantee with bonus incentives.??  Annual increase and Bonus Eligibility.  Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, and Vision coverage.  Excellent PTO package (increasing with tenure).  Robust retirement including employer funded contributions.  Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP for UGH stock).  Physician partnership opportunities with Optum.  Company paid malpractice insurance and tail coverage.  Consistent Career Growth, Professional Development, and Supportive Culture.  Fortune 5 Company – United Health Group 

About Optum Tri-State (i.e., previously Riverside Medical Group): 

Optum Tri-State (i.e., previously Riverside Medical Group) is the premier medical practice in New Jersey serving patients in Hudson, Bergen, Passaic, Essex, Middlesex, Burlington, and Camden counties. We have over 125 locations and a wide variety of board-certified medical providers specializing in Adult Medicine, Pediatrics, ENT, Foot & Ankle, Gastroenterology, Rheumatology, Cardiology, Behavioral Health, Physical Therapy, Allergy & Immunology, Developmental Health, Pain Management, Chiropractic, Optometry, and many more. 


As a National Committee for Quality Assurance “Level III- Patient Centered Medical Home,” Optum Tri-State is able to provide patient-focused precision medical care to the entire family and is committed to providing patients with the highest quality medical care. 


In addition to providing the highest quality of care, Optum Tri-State offers its patients the best hours of operation of any private practice in the country. Patients have around-the-clock access to a health-care team and have the benefit of same day and walk in appointments. ?As an advocate for prenatal health and education, Optum Tri-State offers prenatal classes every weekend free of charge. Optum Tri-State believes in giving back to their community and the patients they serve through health fairs, charitable giving/foundation, and free medical education. 

Required Qualifications:

    Unrestricted licensure in the state of New Jersey or has New Jersey application in process Board Certification or board eligibility in Family Medicine Active and unrestricted DEA License or ability to obtain prior to start Active New Jersey CDS License or ability to obtain prior to start 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

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.


The OptumCare Story:

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 almost 20 million people through more than 58,000 aligned physicians and 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 at


Would you thrive with Optum Care?

    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: 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.   



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