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Ophthalmologist - Crystal Run Healthcare - Optum NY - New York Suburbs - 2207637

Genoa Telepsychiatry

Genoa Telepsychiatry

Goshen, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Crystal Run Healthcare, part of the Optum family of businesses, is seeking a dedicated, patient-centric full-time Ophthalmologist to join our growing team in the New York suburbs of Goshen & Rock Hill, NY.

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:

The Ophthalmology Department at Crystal Run Healthcare is a busy, well-established, state-of-the-art practice serving patients throughout Orange County, Hudson Valley, and the lower Catskills. We have the team, equipment, and support you need to practice at the peak of your license and thrive as an Ophthalmologist today and tomorrow!

  • Fellowship-trained, physician-led, patient centered team-based care environment
  • Educate and empower your patients to take ownership of their health.
  • Opportunities for growth and development.
  • Stability of an established, reputable practice within a collegial multispecialty group with an exceptionally large referral base of over 400 local providers spanning over 70 medical and surgical specialties and sub-specialties.
  • Direct support staff and teams to assist with patient care and workflow.
  • Autonomy and independence in practice, including a strong affiliation with local tertiary care hospital(s) and ambulatory surgery center(s) that provides a full range of medical and surgical Ophthalmology care services.
  • Desirable schedules promoting work-life balance that feature four 10-hr shifts per week & shared/rotating on-call support (i.e., 1 week of on-call support per month).
  • Patient census – primarily adult focused (18+), with opportunity to expand scope of practice to include Pediatrics (if interested).
  • New grads are welcome to apply!
  • Learn more about our Ophthalmology department/team at Crystal Run Healthcare by clicking here.

Position Responsibilities:

The Ophthalmology specialists at Crystal Run Healthcare are based out of our office locations in Goshen, NY, Middletown, NY, and Rock Hill, NY.

An ideal candidate would be someone willing to be based at our Goshen, NY office 3-day per week (i.e., 30 hours) and travel to our Rock Hill office 1-day per week (i.e., 10 hours), with half or whole days booked twice per month for cataract surgeries at the local hospital surgery center (i.e., Garnett Health) and/or our Middletown, NY Ambulatory Surgical Center (i.e., estimated 200 cataract surgeries per year, with opportunity to double within first 2 years).

  • Provide complete comprehensive medical and surgical eye care within a team of highly skilled, fellowship-trained Ophthalmologists and Optometrists – ranging from simple evaluations for eyeglasses, to treatment of common conditions like conjunctivitis, to complex and delicate eye surgery.
    • Commonly treated eye conditions include, but not limited to: Cataracts, Corneal diseases, Diabetic retinopathy, Flashes and floaters, Glaucoma, Macular hole, Macular pucker, Macular degeneration, Vitreous hemorrhage.
  • Consult with patients about the status of their eye health, while providing them with the latest advancements in eye care.
  • Refer patients to advanced specialists as needed.
  • Examine & diagnose patients to determine need for procedure / surgery, oversight of all treatment prior to and post-surgery and identify associated risks.
  • Order tests and interpret results to determine the best treatment options.
  • Maintain appropriate medical records and results.
  • State-of-the Art Equipment including, but not limited to:
    • Two types of lasers, glaucoma field testers and optic nerve head analyzer.
    • Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT).
    • Corneal topography.
    • Corneal pachymetry.
    • IOLmaster.
    • Scan/immersion ultrasound.
    • B scan ultrasound.
    • Optomap retinal exam.
  • Frequently performed procedures and therapies include, but not limited to:
    • Cataract surgery.
    • Corneal transplants.
    • Glaucoma treatment and surgery.
    • Intravitreal injections (including Lucentis, Avastin, Triamcinolone Acetonide, Ozurdex).
    • Laser surgery for glaucoma.
    • New presbyopic intraocular lenses – presbyopia-correcting IOLs (intraocular lenses).
    • Macular surgery.
    • Scleral buckle surgery.
    • Minor eyelid surgery.
    • Punctal plug placement.

What makes an Optum organization different?

  • As the largest employer of clinicians in the country, we have a best-in-class employee experience and enable you to practice at the peak of your 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.
  • We grow talent from within. No matter where you want to go – geographically or professionally – you can do it at Optum.

Compensation & Benefits Highlights:

  • Guaranteed, competitive compensation model based on quality, with significant earning potential, annual increases, and bonus eligibility.
  • Potential for buy-in with local ASC’s.
  • Financial stability and support of a Fortune 5 Company.
  • Robust retirement offerings including employer funded contributions and Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP for UHG Stock).
  • Physician partnership opportunities and incentives.
  • Generous PTO packages.
  • Comprehensive benefits plan inclusive of medical, dental, vision, STD/LTD, CME and malpractice coverage.
  • Robust clinician learning and development programs.

Required Qualifications:

  • BC in Ophthalmology.
  • Unrestricted New York State Medical License (or ability to obtain).
  • Current New York State DEA certificate (or ability to obtain).
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Completion of accredited relevant fellowship training.
  • Medical and surgical glaucoma experience.

New York Residents Only: The salary range for New York residents is $343,411 to $550,228 per year. 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.