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Primary Care Physician Residency Program - Minimal Time Commitment and Great Salary - Remote

locationSavannah, GA, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Physician Pathways: get ready for Day One at yourpractice up to a year in advance of completing your resident of fellowship program. 

As a Pathways Physician, you’ll receive a salary, mentoring, and various other learning experiences focused on preparing for your career with the Optum American Health Network; all with a minimal impact on your Resident training time. 

Interested in learning more about Value Based Care before day one?  Getting to know your peers? 

Ease the stress of your transition to physician provider with an unparalleled head start "virtually" 

South Carolina Pathways - Colonial Healthcare - 

 Columbia and Sumter, SC.    

For those who want to invent the future of health care, here's your opportunity. We're going beyond basic care to health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

As a part of the Optum network, American Health Network is seeking career-minded Family Medicine or Internal Medicine residents who want to jump start their clinical career. 

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely * from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. 

Position Highlights:

  • Receive a generous guaranteed salary in your final year of training
  • Enhance the experience of your final months of training and eliminate the burden of job searching; employment is guaranteed at the completion of your residency
  • Learn how to practice and thrive in a value-based care model
  • Gain exposure to the Quadruple Aim framework and various understandings of care settings
  • Receive mentorship from experienced physicians within your future practice, easing your transition from training into practice
  • The customized program will be completed at American Health Network facilities in Indiana, or Ohio, and virtually
  • The program requires a commitment of only a few hours per month

What makes Optum different?

  • Providers are supported to practice at the peak for their license
  • As one of the most dynamic and progressive health care organizations in the country, Optum consistently delivers clinical outcomes that meet or exceed national standards
  • We promote a culture of clinical innovation and transformation
  • We are a top performer nationally of the Quadruple Aim initiative
  • We are influencing change on a national scale while still maintaining the culture and community or our local organizations

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in. 

Key Takeaways:

  • Optum fosters a collaborative culture focused on growth, innovation and mutually uplifting one another, enabling deep physician satisfaction
  • Tailored development programs like Physician Pathways smooth the transition from training to practice with expert mentorship
  • Physicians praise the supportive environment facilitating work-life balance, strong patient connections, and the ability to push care delivery boundaries

Required Qualifications:

  • M.D. or D.O.
  • Must be transitioning into your final year of residency or fellowship or in your final year

About Optum:

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 almost 130 million people through more than 78,000 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? 

  • Do you strive to 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? 

*All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy 

California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, or Washington Residents Only: The salary range for this role is $33,280 to $41,700 annually. 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.

Application Deadline: This will be posted for a minimum of 2 business days or until a sufficient candidate pool has been collected. Job posting may come down early due to volume of applicants.

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

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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