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Physician: Non-Invasive Cardiology | Optum New Jersey | Jersey City, NJ

Employer
Optum
Location
Jersey City, NJ
Closing date
Jul 10, 2025

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Specialty
Cardiology

Job Details

Here at Optum, part of the largest network of medical groups in the nation, we are seeking a dedicated and patient-centric Non-Invasive Cardiology Physician to join our growing team the greater Jersey City, NJ care region (i.e., previously a Riverside Medical Group practice).

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
  • Collegial multispecialty group practice with a large referral base.
  • Physician-led, patient centered team-based care environment.
  • Offices offer a broad array of cardiovascular services: exercise stress testing, non-invasive imaging, echocardiogram and vascular studies, nuclear stress testing, pacemakers, and defibrillators.
  • Primary office location will be Jersey City, NJ; however, may be asked to share time at other Cardiology offices nearby (potentially 1 day per week).
  • Flexible Monday - Friday scheduling, during normal business hours.
  • Future potential for 1-2 Saturday shifts per month as patient panel grows.
  • Robust in-house diagnostic testing facility.
  • Supplemental Income, Leadership and Teaching Opportunities.
  • Partner with fellow medical professionals such as Interventional Cardiologists, Advanced Practice Clinicians, Medical Assistants and Administrative teams to assist with patient care.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Patient care including Inpatient/Outpatient Hospital Rounds as well as Cardiology in office/clinic.
  • Noninvasive cardiac testing such as echocardiography including TEE, vascular studies interpretation, and cardiac stress testing.
  • ECG and ambulatory ECG interpretation and reporting.
  • Emphasis/focus on general cardiology (non-invasive).
  • Commitment to community outreach and patient education activities as needed.
  • Equitably shared/rotating on-call support - as scheduled. Evening weekend call consults as needed.

What makes an Optum organization different?
  • Value-Based care model; Evidence-Based medicine.
  • Quadruple Aim: Improving Patient Satisfaction; Lowering Costs; Delivery High-Quality 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.
  • We grow talent from within. No matter where you want to go- geographically or professionally- you can do it at Optum.
    Compensation & Benefits Highlights:
  • Compensation based on quality, not quantity - annual incoming 2-year guarantee with additional bonus incentives.
  • Annual increases and significant Bonus Eligibility.
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, and Vision coverage.
  • Excellent PTO package (increasing with tenure) & Paid maternity/paternity leave.
  • Robust retirement including employer funded contributions.
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP for UGH stock).
  • Physician partnership opportunities with Optum.

Required Qualifications:
  • Fellowship training in cardiovascular disease.
  • Board Certification or Board Eligibility in Cardiovascular Disease.
  • Board Certification or Board Eligibility in Nuclear Medicine, Vascular and Echocardiography.
  • Unrestricted medical license in the State of New Jersey or has New Jersey medical license application in process.
  • Active and unrestricted DEA License (or ability to obtain prior to start).
  • Active New Jersey CDS license (or ability to obtain prior to start).

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 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 http://www.workatoptum.com/provider.
Would you thrive with Optum?
  • 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?


New Jersey Residents Only : The salary range for this role is $432,209 to $676,518 per year. Salary Range is defined as total cas h 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 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.

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

Optum is the health care technology and innovation company of the UnitedHealth Group enterprise along with UnitedHealthcare. We unite local care with national resources to empower clinicians like you to make health care more responsive, effective and personalized. Help us shape a health system that cares deeply for not only its patients but also its providers. We believe that a supportive/flexible work environment is essential for the well-being of our clinicians and the communities we serve.

Caring. We recognize the need for work-life balance and support in the health care workforce. We offer comprehensive benefits and resources, from flexible work options to financial counseling. We offer benefits that help you feel your best both personally and professionally. Learn more about what we offer.

Connecting.  We’re committed to fostering a culture where clinicians collaborate with diverse talent to innovate and improve health care for all. You’ll be part of a team that values your expertise and supports you in making a local impact backed by a national network. Learn more about our culture.

Growing together. We provide career trajectories that grow with your aspirations. With a guaranteed competitive compensation model based on quality, not quantity, we reward you for your contributions. We also offer robust clinician learning and development programs to empower you to practice at the peak of your license. Discover all the ways you can learn, grow and develop.

 

 

 

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