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Otolaryngologist / ENT – Need for Ear, Head & Neck, &/or Sleep Subspecialty – Polyclinic – Seatt...

Seattle, Washington
Closing date
Apr 30, 2025

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Full Time
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Our team is seeking an Otolaryngologist to join our Madison Center located at 904 7th Ave. Seattle, WA 98104 / Northgate Plaza located at 9709 3rd Ave NE #400, Seattle, WA 98115.

Since the Polyclinic’s founding in 1917, we’ve focused on one mission — promoting the health of our patients through personalized care. We’re able to deliver on this mission because our doctors are in charge and that gives them the power to put patients first. We’ve attracted more than 200 of the area’s most respected physicians and advanced practice clinicians. We’re one of the largest multispecialty clinics in the Puget Sound region, with more than 12 locations in greater Seattle.

The Everett Clinic and The Polyclinic joined Optum in 2019. Our partnership with Optum means we’re able to expand our services and locations to offer even more services. As we grow, we’ll keep on providing top-quality care, just as we always have.

Optum is a family of nearly 90,000 employed or affiliated physicians and another 40,000 advanced practice clinicians and 2,200 clinics across the country. We work together to help over 20+ million people live healthier lives — in-person or virtually. Our goal as an organization is to transform healthcare nationally, while providing Physician-led care locally. Our distinctive culture and set of capabilities enable independent physicians to succeed in value-based models of care.

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  • Optum is the largest employer of providers.
  • $5.1B invested annually in technology and innovation.
  • Optum serves approximately 9 out of 10 U.S. hospitals and 9 out of 10 Fortune 100 employers.
  • Optum is the technology-focused and care-delivery arm of UnitedHealth Group.
  • UHG is ranked 5th of the Fortune 500.
  • The largest healthcare company in the world according to Forbes.
  • Seventh largest company by revenue in the world.
  • See how we are improving our communities.

Position Highlights: 

Most of the patient volume is general ENT. The team does have a need for need for Ear, Head & Neck, &/or Sleep Subspecialty.

  • Full spectrum ENT with large catchment area
  • 4 days per week
  • 36 contact hours, 1.5 days OR
  • 2.5 days Office
  • Schedule is somewhat negotiable
  • Joining 4 total ENTs, 1 PA-C, 3 Audiologists,  2 RNs, 3MAs, and 2 seasoned Surgery Schedulers
  • 20-24 patients per day average
  • Shared hospital call
  • Epic EMR
  • DAX
  • Subspecialties in department include Head and Neck, Facial Plastics, and Laryngology
  • Subspecialty focus welcome but not required
  • New and fully equipped clinical space with established referral base; ASC and 2 procedure rooms on-site
  • Collegial local community ENT groups and excellent state academy with yearly academic meetings (NWAO)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Treating and managing patients according to standard, usual, and customary methods and techniques.
  • Provides understanding of diagnosis, treatment, therapy and management of patients according to current standards of care utilizing best practice recommendations.
  • Counsels and educates patients and families.
  • Maintains accurate, complete, concise, and timely documentation in the electronic medical record.
  • Communicates effectively and respectfully with physicians, other health professionals, and staff.
  • Coordinates care with multidisciplinary team members.
  • Follows ethical principles regarding patient confidentiality, informed consent, and unanticipated adverse outcomes.
  • Demonstrates the highest level of accountability for professional practice.
  • Maintains effectiveness throughout changing circumstances. Is flexible, resilient, and change oriented.
  • Participates in organizational and departmental meetings, educational opportunities, committees and workgroups as necessary.

Compensation/Benefits Highlights: 
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Plans
  • Life Insurance, STD, LTD
  • 401k with match + Executive Savings Plan
  • Professional liability at no cost to clinician
  • Commuter Reimbursement
  • CME Reimbursement & Time Off
  • Stock Purchase Option
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Bright Horizons Back-Up Care™: In-home back-up child and adult/elder care
  • Bright Horizons College Coach™: Tuition Payment Planning & More
  • Stride/Rally Well-being Programs to help with health and lifestyle goals
Required Qualifications:
  • A degree in medicine from an accredited school
  • Completion Otolaryngologist Residency
  • Board eligible or certified
  • Unrestricted license to practice in Washington State
  • Maintain BLS certification
Washington Residents Only: The salary range for Washington residents is $386,960 to $562,000. 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.

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