Gastroenterologist (General) - Optum Tri-State

Fishkill, New York
The salary range for New York residents is $437,580 to $659,400
May 17, 2023
Jul 16, 2023
Clinic, Hospital
Contract Type
Full Time

Gastroenterologist (General) - Optum Tri-State – CareMount Medical 
Fishkill, NY 



Optum, the largest network of medical groups in the nation, is seeking a dedicated, patient-centric gastroenterologist (general) to join our growing team in Fishkill, NY. At Optum, we are evolving health care nationally while providing physician-led care locally so that everyone can have an opportunity to live their healthiest life.  




CareMount Medical is a physician-led, multi-specialty group that was started in 1946 by a group of physicians who wanted high-quality medicine closer to home. Today, we have over 45 office locations from Manhattan, NY to below the Albany, NY region along the Hudson River Valley Line. Our 650 employed physicians and providers care for over 665,000 patients across the region.  


Primary responsibilities:   


Consult with patients to understand their health concerns and perform specialized tests to diagnose and treat patients.  


Perform endoscopic and colonoscopy procedures. 


Examine patients in clinic and during hospital rounds, and perform surgical procedures as needed. 


Consult with patient’s primary care physician and other specialists.   


Position highlights:  


Independent practice with solid affiliation with local tertiary care hospital that provides a full range of gastroenterology medicine. 


Full complement of support teams to assist with patient care.  


Robust in-house diagnostic testing facility.   


What makes an Optum organization different? 


Quadruple Aim: improving patient satisfaction, lowering costs, delivering high-quality outcomes and increasing provider satisfaction and well-being. 


Clinicians are supported to practice at the peak of their license. 


Clinician-centric and clinician-focused with shared EMR across businesses to support coordinated care. 


The culture is one of clinical innovation and transformation. 


Affiliations with prestigious organizations. 


We are influencing change on a national scale while still maintaining the culture and community of our local care organizations.  


Compensation and benefits highlights: 


Competitive compensation model with built-in guarantees during first 1–2 years, quality incentives and growth earning potential 


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 


Comprehensive benefits plan inclusive of medical, dental, vision, STD/LTD, CME and malpractice coverage 


Robust clinician learning and development programs 




The Optum Story in the Tri-State Region: 
Optum Tri-State was formed in 2022 by bringing together Riverside Medical Group, CareMount Medical and ProHealth Care. The regional alignment combines resources and services across the care continuum — from preventative medicine to diagnostics to treatment and beyond — and features 70 specialties working in 360 medical practices and more than 55 urgent care locations across New York, New Jersey and southern Connecticut. As a Patient Centered Medical Home, Optum Tri-State can provide patient-focused medical care to the entire family. This dynamic position would afford you the opportunity to join a regional, interdisciplinary care team of over 2,100 providers who serve nearly 2 million patients. Our doctors and clinicians have access to the latest medical information and technology, which lets them spend more time with patients, provide better care and realize better outcomes.  


Required qualifications: 


Unrestricted licensure in the state of New York or has New York application in process. 


Board certification or board eligibility in gastroenterology. 


Active and unrestricted DEA license or ability to obtain prior to start. 


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. 


About Optum: 


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 20 million people through more than 64,000 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 and higher-quality outcomes and driving change through collaboration and innovation. Learn more at 


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 who is comfortable delegating and empowering teams? 


Are you constantly seeking better ways to do things? 


Do you want to be part of something better? 




For more information, contact Doreen Fullmer, Principal Provider Recruiter at or apply online at  




New York, NY Residents Only: The salary range for New York residents is $437,580 to $659,400. Salary range is defined as total cash compensation at target. The actual range and pay mix of base and bonus are 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. 




Optum is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.  




Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere. Optum is an Equal Employment Opportunity 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.