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Neurology or Neurophysiology with Excellent Compensation – Popular NYC Suburbs

Employer
Optum
Location
Middletown, New York
Salary
The salary range for New York residents is $284,306 to $414,001 per year
Closing date
Aug 23, 2024

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Job Details

Crystal Run Healthcare, part of the Optum family of businesses, is seeking a dedicated, patient-centric full-time Neurologist or Neurophysiologist to join our growing team in the New York suburbs of Middletown and/or Monroe, NY. 

Optum, part of United Health Group, is a Fortune 5, value-based care delivery network of organizations that is 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).

At Optum, you’ll have the clinical resources, data and support of a global organization placing you (the physician) at the center of care so that you can help your patients live healthier lives. We believe you deserve an exceptional career which 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.TM

Position Highlights:

  • The Neurology Department at Crystal Run Healthcare is a busy, well-established, state-of-the-art practice serving patients throughout Orange County, Hudson Valley, and the lower Catskills. We have the team, equipment, and support you need to practice at the peak of your license and thrive as a Neurologist or Neurophysiologist today and tomorrow!
  • Fellowship-trained, physician-led, patient centered team-based care environment. Educate and empower your patients to take ownership of their health.
  • Opportunities for growth and development.
  • Stability of an established, reputable practice within a collegial multispecialty group with an exceptionally large referral base of over 400 local providers spanning over 70 medical and surgical specialties and sub-specialties.
  • Direct support staff and teams to assist with patient care and workflow. Autonomy and independence in practice, including a strong affiliation with local tertiary care hospital(s) and ambulatory surgery center(s) that provides a full range of medical and surgical Neurology care services.
  • Desirable Monday – Friday schedules during normal business hours that promot3 work-life balance. Manageable and equitably shared rotating on-call support and local inpatient rounding (i.e., 1:8-week rotation).
  • Patient census – primarily adult focused (18+).
  • New grads are welcome to apply!

Position Responsibilities:

  • The Neurology specialists at Crystal Run Healthcare are based out of our office locations in Middletown, NY; Monroe, NY; Newburgh, NY; West Nyack, NY; and Rock Hill, NY. An ideal candidate would be someone willing to share time weekly between at our Middletown, NY office 2-3 days per week and travel to our nearby Monroe, NY office the other 2-3 days per week; however, we could also consider basing someone at one of these locations based on individual preference. 
  • Investigate, diagnose, and treat full range neurological disorders, which include diseases of the brain, spinal cord, nerves, and muscles – such as headaches, back pain, neuropathy, carpal tunnel syndrome, stroke, seizures, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and a variety of other neurological disorders.
  • Common therapies used by our team of neurologists include physical therapy, medications, nerve blocks/stimulators, trigger point injections, and BOTOX® for various neuromuscular conditions, including headaches. In some cases, neurosurgery may be required.
  • Comprehensive medical and surgical neurological care within a team of 9 highly skilled, fellowship-trained Neurologists and Advanced Practice Clinicians.
  • Consult with patients about the status of their neurological health, while providing them with the latest advancements in care. Refer patients to advanced specialists as needed.
  • Examine & diagnose patients to determine need for procedure / surgery, oversight of all treatment prior to and post-surgery and identify associated risks.
  • Order tests and interpret results to determine the best treatment options.
  • Maintain appropriate medical records and results. State-of-the Art diagnostic equipment and technology, including: Computed Axial Tomography (CAT Scans).
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). Ultrasound of major blood vessels of the head and neck. Neurophysiologic studies. Electroencephalography (EEG). Electromyography (EMG)/evoked potentials. Lumbar punctures (spinal tap) to assess cerebrospinal fluid.

What makes an Optum organization different? 

  • As the largest employer of clinicians in the country, we have a best-in-class employee experience and enable you to practice at the peak of your 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.  We grow talent from within. No matter where you want to go – geographically or professionally – you can do it at Optum.

Compensation & Benefits Highlights:

  • Guaranteed, competitive compensation model based on quality, with significant earning potential, annual increases, and bonus eligibility. Potential for buy-in with local ASC’s. Financial stability and support of a Fortune 5 Company. Robust retirement offerings including employer funded contributions and Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP for UHG Stock). Physician partnership opportunities and incentives. Generous PTO packages. Comprehensive benefits plan inclusive of medical, dental, vision, STD/LTD, CME and malpractice coverage. Robust clinician learning and development programs.

Required Qualifications:

  • Completion of (or in process of completing) accredited relevant fellowship training program(s). BC in Neurology and any additional relevant Neurology sub-specialties.
  • Unrestricted New York State Medical License (or ability to obtain). 
  • Current New York State DEA certificate (or ability to obtain). Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.

New York Residents Only: The salary range for New York residents is $284,306 to $414,001 per year. Salary Range is defined as total cash compensation at target. The actual range and pay mix of base and bonus is variable based upon experience and metric achievement. 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: 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.

Company

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.

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