Nephrologist - Worcester, MA

    • Worcester, MA

Position Description

As a part of OptumCare, the largest network of medical groups in the nation, Reliant Medical Group is seeking a full time Nephrologist to join our nephrology division in Worcester, MA . At Optum, we are transforming healthcare nationally while providing physician-led care locally.

Position Highlights:

    100% nephrology position 1:6 weekend call schedule Physician-led, patient-centered, team-based environment Clinical and main outpatient dialysis unit are both housed within St. Vincent Hospital. Clinical nephrology and involvement in medical education (residents and medical students) Academic appointment at University of Massachusetts Medical School available State of the art/award winning EMR System Clinical research opportunity available if desired

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 Reliant is a top performer of the Quadruple Aim initiative in Massachusetts We are influencing change on a national scale while still maintaining the culture and community of our local care organizations

Compensation & Benefits Highlights:
    Physician partnership opportunities with OptumCare Dedicated CME time & allowance Excellent paid time off package Robust retirement package including employer funded contributions Company paid malpractice insurance and tail coverage

About Reliant Medical Group

At Reliant Medical Group , transforming the delivery of health care across Central and Boston Metro-west Massachusetts is our passion. Founded in 1929, we are an established multi-specialty, physician led integrated healthcare delivery system, with 500 providers that care for over 325,000 patients throughout our 19 locations. Recognized nationally for an innovative, sustainable care model and advanced EHR platform, we offer a full range of outpatient primary care and over 30 different specialties including hospital medicine, comprehensive radiology services, and urgent care.

Reliant Medical Group has a long history of commitment to value-based care and clinical excellence. The organization exceeds the 90th percentile in most HEDIS measures, is among the top provider groups nationally in patient experience, and provides care at a cost well below market competitors. Reliant is also committed to the provider experience and understands that the best path to better patient care is by ensuring that providers and staff are happy, engaged, and productive.

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:

  • BC/BE in Nephrology
  • Unlimited Licensure in the state of Massachusetts
  • Active DEA License
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Fluency in EMR systems & technology


The OptumCare Story:

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 about our journey 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?
  • 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?


Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

OptumCare is committed to creating an environment where physicians focus on what they do best: care for their patients. To do so, OptumCare provides administrative and business support services to both owned and affiliated medical practices which are part of OptumCare. Each medical practice part and their physician employees have complete authority with regards to all medical decision-making and patient care. OptumCare's support services do not interfere with or control the practice of medicine by the medical practices or any of their physicians.

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.

Job Keywords: Nephrology, Nephrologist, DO, MD, Physician, Team Care, Value Based Care


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