Pulmonary Physician, Riverside Medical Group

Near Secaucus, NJ

Key Info

full-time

Inpatient and outpatient

As a part of the OptumCare network, Riverside Medical Group is seeking a Pulmonology Physician to join our growing team in northern New Jersey.  At Optum, we are transforming healthcare nationally while providing physician-led care locally. Start doing your life's best work with the largest care delivery organization in the world. 

  • Consulting with patients, both out-patient and in-patient, to understand their symptoms and health concerns.
  • Performing and/or overseeing pulmonary procedures.
  • Diagnosing and treating conditions, such as asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema.
  • Using and interpreting pulmonological exams and tests to aid in the diagnosis of cardiopulmonary diseases and conditions, including CT scans, chest fluoroscopies, ultrasounds, and bronchoscopies.
  • Providing immunizations against preventable cardiopulmonary diseases.
  • Maintaining detailed notes of appointments with patients, including comments, tests and/or treatments prescribed, and test results.
  • Referring patients to other specialists when necessary, especially Sleep Medicine for possible sleep apnea patients. 
  • Advising cardiothoracic surgeons of the risk status of patients and recommending interventions to minimize risk, especially in tuberculosis cases.
  • Providing support and advice to patients receiving long-term care.
  • Working with clinical staff and administration teams to grow and expand the practice. 
  • Strong practice support and high patient demand

What makes an OptumCare organization different?

·         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
  • 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


Posted September 15, 2020

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