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Dermatologist-Pasadena, CA

Employer
Optum
Location
Pasadena, CA
Closing date
Jul 10, 2025

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Specialty
Dermatology

Job Details

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

Life Changing Work
Want to make a real difference in the lives you touch? LOOK NO FURTHER.

Optum is a physician-led, close-knit team that has been long-respected in Southern California. We are passionate about patients. We are leading the state of California toward better healthcare practices. And we are looking for amazing doctors like you! We have immediate opportunity for Dermatologist to join our specialty team in Pasadena, CA

Position Details:
  • Schedule: Five or four days per week
  • Join a collegial, growing group!
  • Focus is for medical Dermatology
  • Initial consults, follow up appointments, diagnose and treat various skin conditions
  • Perform in office procedures including biopsy, cryotherapy, excisions, electrodessication / curettage and other dermatological and light cosmetic procedures
  • Average three patients per hour including in office procedures with flexibility to schedule longer visits for complex procedures
  • Built in primary care referral network


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.

Required Qualifications:
  • Are or will be BC in Dermatology
  • Unrestricted California Physician (MD/DO) License
  • Current California DEA certificate required prior to start date
  • EMR Proficient
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation

Preferred Qualifcation:
  • Managed background

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit package including medical malpractice coverage and tail policy, generous Paid Time Off (PTO) and holidays, CME time and dollars, medical, dental and vision benefits, company paid life insurance, bonus potential.

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, 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

About Us:
We're changing health care for the better by improving access to affordable, high quality care, and working together to improve the patient experience. That takes passion, commitment, intense focus and the ability to contribute effectively in a highly collaborative team environment. All this together is your time to do your life's best work.(sm)

About OptumCare:
At OptumCare, 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. Learn more at www.workatoptum.com.

Would you thrive with OptumCare?
  • 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?


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.

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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