General Ophthalmologist - Cataract Specialist - Albuquerque, NM
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Internal Number: 107349423
Optum New Mexico is seeking a General Ophthalmologist to join our team in beautiful Albuquerque, NM. At Optum, we are transforming healthcare nationally while providing Physician-led care locally.
Practice as a Ophthalmologist to the full scope of your license! Our office is fully equipped to handle all office procedures
Anterior-segment Ophthalmologist to treat our patients suffering from cataracts is preferred
30 - 40 patients per day
10 -15 surgeries on surgery days
Minimal call time
Patient rooms, office space and Medical Assistants will be ready for you on day one
Our Ophthalmologists enjoy a great work life balance!
What makes an Optum organization different?
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 a top performer of the Quadruple Aim initiative in New Mexico
We are influencing change on a national scale while still maintaining the culture and community or our local organizations
Compensation & Benefits Highlights
Med/Den/Vis, STD, LTD, United Health stock options
Continuing Medical Education allowance with time off
Robust Relocation program
Professional Liability Insurance
Excellent PTO package
Generous retirement program including employer funded contributions (401K)
Optum New Mexico
We are happy to call Albuquerque, New Mexico home. With the tail of the Rockies at our doorstep, we have world-class hiking, biking and skiing at our fingertips. Coupled with amazing scenery, a diverse culture, remarkable food and a world renowned art scene, it’s no wonder we’re the “Secret of the Southwest!”
Current MD/DO medical license in the state of New Mexico
Board Certified Ophthalmologist or in the process of obtaining certification
New Mexico Pharmacy/DEA Registration if applicable to practice
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
Fluency in EMR systems & technology
Experience in providing patient care under a Global Risk/Medicare Advantage Model
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 Optum Story:
At Optum, 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.
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.
Job Keywords: General Ophthalmologist, Cataract Specialist, Optum, Albuquerque, NM, New Mexico